17 episodes

Welcome to "BuckeyE Focused." This isn't just another Ohio State football podcast. Sure, we love the game, but we're here to talk about so much more than that.

"BuckeyE Focused" is all about the big "BE" – being focused on and off the field. It's about how we, as Buckeyes, come together and share our stories, challenges, and victories. Whether it's about the latest game, hitting your fitness goals, or just chatting about life's ups and downs, we've got you covered.

We started this podcast because we know that being a Buckeye is more than just cheering on game day. It's about making connections, growing together, and enjoying the ride, no matter where we're headed. From talking about the team and what's happening in college sports, to sharing personal stories of success and struggle, we're here to talk about it all.

So, whether you're into the nitty-gritty of football, looking for some inspiration, or just want to hear what other Buckeyes are up to, tune in. We'll be chatting with former players, experts, and fans who love Ohio State as much as you do. And we're all about keeping it real, having fun, and staying focused on what matters.

Join us at "BuckeyE Focused" for your dose of everything Buckeye - where being focused means more than just the game. It's about living the being life every single day.

To get more content like this, check out https://sportse.media

BuckeyE Focused QuietLoud Studios

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    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

Welcome to "BuckeyE Focused." This isn't just another Ohio State football podcast. Sure, we love the game, but we're here to talk about so much more than that.

"BuckeyE Focused" is all about the big "BE" – being focused on and off the field. It's about how we, as Buckeyes, come together and share our stories, challenges, and victories. Whether it's about the latest game, hitting your fitness goals, or just chatting about life's ups and downs, we've got you covered.

We started this podcast because we know that being a Buckeye is more than just cheering on game day. It's about making connections, growing together, and enjoying the ride, no matter where we're headed. From talking about the team and what's happening in college sports, to sharing personal stories of success and struggle, we're here to talk about it all.

So, whether you're into the nitty-gritty of football, looking for some inspiration, or just want to hear what other Buckeyes are up to, tune in. We'll be chatting with former players, experts, and fans who love Ohio State as much as you do. And we're all about keeping it real, having fun, and staying focused on what matters.

Join us at "BuckeyE Focused" for your dose of everything Buckeye - where being focused means more than just the game. It's about living the being life every single day.

To get more content like this, check out https://sportse.media

    The Power of Conversation

    The Power of Conversation

    In this thought-provoking episode, Eric and Nate Oliver engage in a heartfelt dialogue about the power of conversation, the importance of perspective, sharing our personal stories, and the role of reflection in personal growth.
    During the podcast, Nate Oliver shares the valuable lessons and experiences he gained during his time at Ohio State. He reflects on the impact that Coach Jim Tressel had on him, the guidance he received, and how “Tresselisms” and “The Block O of Life” shaped his mindset. Nate also discusses the importance of perspective and looking back at where one started to appreciate how far they’ve come. His time at Ohio State, both on and off the field, played a significant role in developing his resilience and understanding of the power of conversation and connection.
    Topics:
    The extremes of public scrutiny and handling pressureGaining perspective through personal experiences and historyThe importance of looking back at where we startedStories of survival and resilience from the HolocaustThe significance of content creation and sharing our personal storiesHow sharing our stories can be therapeutic and create deeper connectionsReflection on the sacrifices of our ancestorsThe power of perspective in overcoming challengesThe value of having these conversations, even if they don’t reach a large audienceJoin Eric and Nate Oliver in this engaging episode as they share their perspectives on the value of self-reflection, the power of our personal stories, and the importance of appreciating the sacrifices made by those who came before us. They also discuss the role of content creation and podcasting in fostering deeper connections and providing a platform to express our thoughts and experiences. Listen in for an inspiring conversation that highlights the power of conversation and perspective in shaping our lives.
    (a quick ask: a rating on Apple Podcasts or Spotify goes a long way!)
    Listen to this episode: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Podcasts
    Other topics in “The Power of Conversation”:
    The magic of perspective | The Tattooist of Auschwitz | The Holocaust | Hamilton Soundtrack | Getting off social media | Social Media | CJ Stroud
    Buckeye Focused co-hosts:
    Nate played for the Buckeyes mostly under Coach Jim Tressel between 2007-2011. | LinkedInEric is the founder of KazSource, Inc, and the creator of this platform, SE | LinkedIn | TwitterSites you should totally check out:
    need help with your marketing: KazCMdigital sports media brand for entrepreneurs engaged in sports: SportsEpreneurConnect with SportsEpreneur:
    TikTok | YouTube | Instragram | LinkedIn | TwitterMore Buckeye Focused episodes:
    Why Are You With People Who Don’t Value You? | Jimmie Bell | Buckeye FocusedAccept Responsibility for the Position You Are InJust Drop Down and Do 10 Pushups Right Now | Take ActionTwo current projects:
    We published a book! Check it out on Amazon: Altered State of AffairsIt’s all about mental health in sports: Athlete Mindset podcastCredits for “Power of Conversation”:
    This podcast was produced by the team at KazCMFollow this podcast on Apple PodcastsFollow this podcast on SpotifySportsEpreneur
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    • 50 min
    A Smile Costs You Nothing

    A Smile Costs You Nothing

    Welcome back to Buckeye Focused podcast, Season 2! In this episode, Eric and Nate dive into the power of a simple smile and how it can have a profound impact on our daily interactions. Through discussing the Golden Rule and the benefits of limiting social media usage, they provide practical tips on how to maintain a positive mindset and increase productivity. Of course, it wouldn’t be Buckeye Focused without a touch of college football talk. Join us for an insightful and entertaining discussion on how a small change in perspective can make a big difference.
    Always remember: a smile costs you nothing
    (a quick ask: a rating on Apple Podcasts or Spotify goes a long way!)
    Listen to this episode: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Podcasts
    Other topics::
    St. Eds | Getting off Social Media | The Last Dance documentary | The Golden Rule | Social Media | Control Your Feed | From The Players podcast | The Social Dilemma documentary | Justin Fields | CJ Stroud
    Buckeye Focused co-hosts:
    Nate played for the Buckeyes mostly under Coach Jim Tressel between 2007-2011. | LinkedInEric is the founder of KazSource, Inc, and the creator of this platform, SE | LinkedIn | TwitterSites you should totally check out:
    need help with your marketing: KazCMdigital sports media brand for entrepreneurs engaged in sports: SportsEpreneurConnect with SportsEpreneur:
    TikTok | YouTube | Instragram | LinkedIn | TwitterMore Buckeye Focused episodes:
    Why Are You With People Who Don’t Value You? | Jimmie Bell | Buckeye FocusedAccept Responsibility for the Position You Are InJust Drop Down and Do 10 Pushups Right Now | Take ActionTwo current projects:
    We published a book! Check it out on Amazon: Altered State of AffairsIt’s all about mental health in sports: Athlete Mindset podcastCredits for “A Smile Costs You Nothing”:
    This podcast was produced by the team at KazCMFollow this podcast on Apple PodcastsFollow this podcast on SpotifyEric Kasimov

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    • 45 min
    Just Drop Down and Do 10 Pushups Right Now | Take Action

    Just Drop Down and Do 10 Pushups Right Now | Take Action

    Contemplating about taking the action most often ends up in not taking the action at all. Instead of overthinking, take action, now! We all lack motivation sometimes, but accept the responsibility — go to the gym, go for a run, go for a walk, start a podcast, whatever, but do it now! You will feel better and you’ll thank yourself later. Actually, just drop down and do 10 pushups right now.
    In this episode, we continue our talk on the transfer portal, the College Football Playoffs, NIL subscriptions, mental health, motivation, and the ever-changing landscape of college football.
    (a quick ask: a review on Apple Podcasts or Spotify goes a long way!)
    Other topics from the episode, “Just Drop Down and Do 10 Pushups Right Now”:
    Weather impact on athletes | Thurman Thomas | Mental edge | NIL subscription | A small percentage of college athletes end up in the NFL | The Foundation | Jeremiah Smith | Transfer Portal | Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins | Never Finished by David Goggins | Motivation | The quiet guy is the most dangerous guy
    Buckeye Focused co-hosts:
    Nate played for the Buckeyes mostly under Coach Jim Tressel between 2007-2011. | IGEric is the founder of KazSource, Inc, and the creator of this platform, SE+ | TwitterSites you should totally check out:
    want to start your own podcast or join our network: https://kazsource.comneed help with your marketing: https://kazcm.comdigital sports media brand for entrepreneurs engaged in sports: https://sportse.ioSocial media:
    Nate’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nateolivershowTwitter @Eric_Kaz: https://twitter.com/eric_kazEric’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erickasimovTikTok @kazsource: https://www.tiktok.com/@kazsourceYouTube: KazSource YouTube pageMore Buckeye Focused episodes:
    Transfer Portal Madness | + CFB Playoffs, Ohio Recruits, NIL | Buckeye FocusedAccept Responsibility for the Position You Are InTwo current projects:
    We published a book! Check it out on Amazon: Altered State of AffairsIt’s all about mental health in sports: Athlete Mindset podcastCredits for “Just Drop Down and Do 10 Pushups Right Now”:
    This podcast was produced by the team at KazCMFollow this podcast on Apple PodcastsFollow this podcast on SpotifyEric Kasimov

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    • 50 min
    Transfer Portal Madness | + CFB Playoffs, Ohio Recruits, NIL | Buckeye Focused

    Transfer Portal Madness | + CFB Playoffs, Ohio Recruits, NIL | Buckeye Focused

    The Ohio State vs. Michigan game didn’t turn out how we would have wanted, but… times have changed. A loss in the game does not end a season. The Ohio State Buckeyes are in the playoff. While that’s a big deal, the Transfer Portal madness is taking the college football world by storm. There are over 1,000 college football players in the portal.
    In this episode, we take on the transfer portal madness, the College Football Playoffs, NIL, and how the pressure is off for the Buckeyes — and it’s time for the Buckeyes to play like it!
    Other topics::
    People challenging Ryan Day0 Coverage in footballTransfer Portal – there are over 1000 football players listed“The transfer portal only works if you work”  -NateNothing changes unless you changeThere are lessons in everything, it just depends on the path you’re takingGeorgia is good but beatable“Ohio State should recruit more players from Ohio” – Nate says with passion!CJ StroudAs always, Buckeye Focused is hosted by former Ohio State Buckeye, Nate Oliver (IG). And Eric Kasimov (Twitter).
    Nate played for the Buckeyes mostly under Coach Jim Tressel between 2007-2011.
    Eric is the founder of KazSource, Inc, and the creator of this platform, SportsE+.
    In case you haven’t noticed, we love podcasts. In fact, we love building podcasts. Everything from development to production. Because of all that, we’re building a one-of-a-kind podcast network. If you have a podcast or are looking to launch a new podcast, then we should talk. You can message me on Twitter @eric_kaz or hit us up any way that works for you. Let’s talk about your podcast joining this one-of-a-kind podcast network. 
    If you are a current or former Ohio State Buckeye and want to be featured in an upcoming episode of Buckeye Focused: hit us up | Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, or simply email us!
    Useful web pages from this episode:
    SportsE+KazCM Podcast ProductionMore content related to Ohio State:
    Jimmie Bell: “I Got the Courage to Start Over”Tribalism in Sports x Player MindsetAccept Responsibility for the Position You Are InLet’s Connect:
    Eric Kasimov: Twitter, LinkedInNate Oliver: Instagram | KBK Social Entrepreneurship ProgramThat’s a wrap:
    Thank you for listening to this Buckeye Focused episode on SportsE+ titled, “Transfer Portal Madness | + CFB Playoffs, Ohio Recruits, NIL”.Follow this podcast on Apple PodcastsFollow this podcast on SpotifyIntro Music, “escape” was provided by Pluto Tracks.Check out more from our content platform: SportsE+. The digital media sports brand and production company learning all we can about mental health.SportsEpreneur
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    • 50 min
    Dealing with High Expectations on and off the Field | The Game

    Dealing with High Expectations on and off the Field | The Game

    This is IT! The Game! Ohio State vs. Michigan. As Nate says, “it’s our get-back opportunity.” So many will be dealing with high expectations. How individuals and teams handle those expectations is everything.
    In this episode we discuss:
    THE game – Ohio State vs. Michigan. This game is everything.Desmond Howard disrespecting CJ StroudThe future of the College Football PlayoffsWho takes the loss harder – the players or the fans?Having an aligned visionLarry Johnson video – “If you’re elite, grab somebody today, take ’em with you!”Leaders need accountability and need to take the blameZach Wilson When something doesn’t go right – whether it’s business or in life, ask yourself first, “did you do everything you could before you start blaming others?”TreVeyon HendersonBF with Jimmie BellBe your true self – don’t try to be someone else. Only you can be you.Antonio Pittman, Ohio State Running Back on RB footworkBruno Pessoa episode on the importance of soccer in BrazilLong sleeves on offensive linemen as a sign that something’s offNate talks about his last Michigan game and the aftermathHow do players deal with wins and losses?Connect with JB: Facebook | Twitter
    As always, Buckeye Focused is hosted by former Ohio State Buckeye, Nate Oliver (IG). And Eric Kasimov (Twitter).
    Nate played for the Buckeyes mostly under Coach Jim Tressel between 2007-2011.
    Eric is the founder of KazSource, Inc, and the creator of this platform, SportsE+.
    In case you haven’t noticed, we love podcasts. In fact, we love building podcasts. Everything from development to production. Because of all that, we’re building a one-of-a-kind podcast network. If you have a podcast or are looking to launch a new podcast, then we should talk. You can message me on Twitter @eric_kaz or hit us up any way that works for you. Let’s talk about your podcast joining this one-of-a-kind podcast network. 
    If you are a current or former Ohio State Buckeye and want to be featured in an upcoming episode of Buckeye Focused: hit us up | Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, or simply email us!
    Useful web pages from this episode:
    SportsE+KazCM Podcast ProductionMore content related to Ohio State and it goes beyond sports:
    Sports Bring People TogetherAccept Responsibility for the Position You Are In | by Jimmie BellTribalism in Sports x Player Mindset | Buckeye Focused 8Let’s Connect:
    Eric Kasimov: Twitter, LinkedInNate Oliver: Instagram | KBK Social Entrepreneurship ProgramThat’s a wrap:
    Thank you for listening to this Buckeye Focused episode on SportsE+ titled, “Dealing with High Expectations on and off the Field”.Follow this podcast on Apple PodcastsFollow this podcast on SpotifyIntro Music, “escape” was provided by Pluto Tracks.Check out more from our content platform: SportsE+. The digital media sports brand and production company learning all we can about mental health.Eric Kasimov

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    • 44 min
    Jack Tatum and The Game | Buckeye Focused

    Jack Tatum and The Game | Buckeye Focused

    As we all know, life is deeper than just football. It goes without saying. That doesn’t mean sports aren’t important — if anything that’s why they are important. Sports bring people together, sports create stories, sports teach you about winning and losing, sports get you in shape, sports get you interested, and sports matter because they don’t matter. This podcast started because of a buckeye here and a buckeye there. Football got us here, but this podcast and football run deeper.
    But it’s still almost Michigan week. And we need us a Jack Tatum and The Game story — and we have one, told by Nate Oliver.
    Topics in this episode:
    Ohio State vs. Indiana game | Miyan Williams | Kamryn BabbThe GameCJ. Stroud’s willingness to run can be a difference-makerDesmond Howard biasUVA“It Starts With You”Connect with JB: Facebook | Twitter
    As always, Buckeye Focused is hosted by former Ohio State Buckeye, Nate Oliver (IG). And Eric Kasimov (Twitter).
    Nate played for the Buckeyes mostly under Coach Jim Tressel between 2007-2011.
    Eric is the founder of KazSource, Inc, and the creator of this platform, SportsE+.
    In case you haven’t noticed, we love podcasts. In fact, we love building podcasts. Everything from development to production. Because of all that, we’re building a one-of-a-kind podcast network. If you have a podcast or are looking to launch a new podcast, then we should talk. You can message me on Twitter @eric_kaz or hit us up any way that works for you. Let’s talk about your podcast joining this one-of-a-kind podcast network. 
    If you are a current or former Ohio State Buckeye and want to be featured in an upcoming episode of Buckeye Focused: hit us up | Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, or simply email us!
    Useful web pages from this episode:
    SportsE+KazCM Podcast ProductionMore content related to Ohio State and it goes beyond sports:
    Sports Bring People TogetherAccept Responsibility for the Position You Are In | by Jimmie BellTribalism in Sports x Player Mindset | Buckeye Focused 8Let’s Connect:
    Eric Kasimov: Twitter, LinkedInNate Oliver: Instagram | KBK Social Entrepreneurship ProgramThat’s a wrap:
    Thank you for listening to this Buckeye Focused episode on SportsE+ titled, “Jack Tatum and The Game”.Follow this podcast on Apple PodcastsFollow this podcast on SpotifyIntro Music, “escape” was provided by Pluto Tracks.Check out more from our content platform: SportsE+. The digital media sports brand and production company learning all we can about mental health.Eric Kasimov

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    • 31 min

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PK/JJK ,

Incredible stuff!! Keep pounding

The Buckeye stories and how they relate to real life are priceless. Here's a shoutout to Eric, Nate and friends! Can't wait for the next episode. Steven and Cindy

KeeperOne ,

More than Buckeyes and football

This podcast is for sure for Buckeyes! But it’s more than Bucks and Football. These conversations run deep. Check out episode 4 with Jimmie Bell. Wow!

MACCteam ,

The newest Buckeye podcast is 🅾️💥

We’re excited to have Buckeye, Nate Oliver on the podcast mic! Giving insights into what he is seeing with the program, his thoughts on past and upcoming games, and to talk football. Buckeye Focused.

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