Sideline: September BTN Football ’13

[youtube=hmLwZZR3pBY] BTN's Lisa Byington takes you through some of the B1G football moments from September. In Columbus, a backup QB shines as a starter, and two of the Buckeye greats come to visit. Michigan survives a scare to Akron, when Terry Bowden comes to town. And in Evanston, the two-quarterback system continues to thrive, in a battle of the "J" schools -- NU vs. Syracuse! Enjoy....

’12 B1G Football Sidelines September

  Some September football, which recaps Urban Meyer's debut in Columbus, a night game (in an eventual downpour) between Vanderbilt and Northwestern, a rout for Michigan and Denard Robinson (including a 5-year-old's Wolverine dream to visit the Big House & a preseason interview with John Beilein & Tim Hardaway Jr.), to finally back at Ohio State, where Braxton Miller was given more offensive freedoms vs UAB. Lisa Byington shares with you …

Silver Bullet….points

"Here's an interesting storyline from a TV perspective," Urban Meyer told our crew during a Friday afternoon production meeting. It showed his TV savvy. It also showed the need for his quarterback to take that next step. Braxton Miller told me after the game he probably audibled 20 times against UAB. Saturday was the first time the OSU coaching staff had given him the liberty to change the play at the line of …

Urban Debut

Urban Meyer pulled something out of his pocket during my interview with him on the field, about two hours from his Buckeye debut. I looked down in his hand. Fittingly, it was a buckeye. The same one he showed our TV production crew Friday afternoon. "For good luck," he said with a smile. He didn't need much luck against Miami University, but he needed an anchor. It was an emotional high of a …