Twitter Tips: Check out these Buckeye accounts

Next up on our Twitter Tips series: Ohio State. Having already featured eight schools (see them all here), now it’s time to turn our attention to the guys who tweet about the Buckeyes in our 12-installment series that spotlights every Big Ten institution, in alphabetical order. The goal is simple: to share some of our favorite school-specific Twitter accounts with our fans. With that out of the way, let’s get to the Ohio State handles.

The Buckeyes boast plenty of worthy follows, from informative beat writers (@PDBuckeyes) to dedicated bloggers (@ramzyn) to passionate coaches (@JeffBoals). Basically, whatever it is you’re looking for, Ohio State has a presence on Twitter.

See our list of recommended Buckeye follows below:

Name: Doug Lesmerises
Twitter handle: @PDBuckeyes
Twitter profile: “News and analysis on Ohio State sports from Doug Lesmerises of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.”
Followers: 11,931
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Name: Rusty Miller
Twitter handle: @rustymillerap
Twitter profile: “AP sports writer in Ohio.”
Followers: 2,715
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Name: Bill Rabinowitz
Twitter handle: @brdispatch
Twitter profile: “Ohio State football beat writer for the Columbus Dispatch. Novice guitarist. Really novice hockey player. Hopefully, not novice husband and dad.”
Followers: 5,209
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Name: Tim May
Twitter handle: @TIM_MAYsports
Twitter profile: “Sports reporter at Columbus Dispatch since ’76, covering Ohio State football since ’84 and lot of other stuff. Never thought I’d say It’s sweet to tweet.”
Followers: 3,902
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Name: Bob Baptist
Twitter handle: @BBaptistHoops
Twitter profile: “Ohio State men’s basketball beat writer for The Columbus Dispatch.”
Followers: 5,892
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Name: Ken Gordon
Twitter handle: @kgdispatch
Twitter profile: “Features reporter for the Columbus Dispatch. I survived seven years on the OSU football beat and all I got was this lousy Twitter account.”
Followers: 6,558
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Name: Anthony Rothman
Twitter handle: @AnthonyRothman
Twitter profile: “97.1 FM The Fan Sports talk host in Columbus, OH, and Franklin County Humane Agent investigating Animal Cruelty.”
Followers: 3,393
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Name: Lori Schmidt
Twitter handle: @LoriSchmidt
Twitter profile: “97.1 The Fan sports reporter. Proud Pickerington Tiger and Ohio University grad. Fear the Hat!”
Followers: 5,660
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Name: Jeff Svoboda
Twitter handle: @JeffSvoboda
Twitter profile: “Sportswriter for Buckeye Sports Bulletin, covering every OSU sport but basketball. I’m also an observer of Columbus, and I generally have a lot to say.”
Followers: 2,827
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Name: Dave Biddle
Twitter handle: @davebiddle
Twitter profile: “I’m a sports journalist who covers Ohio State football/basketball for Bucknuts.com on the 247Sports network, & also publishes a blog on the Bengals and Reds.”
Followers: 3,616
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Name: Marcus Hartman
Twitter handle: @marcushartman
Twitter profile: “Writing about Ohio State for Buckeye Sports Bulletin/Scout/FoxSports.com. Fiddle when I can, work when I should.”
Followers: 2,892
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Name: Eleven Warriors
Twitter handle: @elevenwarriors
Twitter profile: “Buckeye Soul.”
Followers: 11,571
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Name: Ramzy Nasrallah
Twitter handle: @ramzyn
Twitter profile: “Eleven Warriors consigliere. FWAA member. Enjoys everything in moderation, including moderation.”
Followers: 4,457
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Name: Alex11W
Twitter handle: @alex11w
Twitter profile: “Senior Editor and Director of Scouting/Recruiting for Elevenwarriors.com.”
Followers: 4,087
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Name: Elika
Twitter handle: @steakNstiffarms
Twitter profile: “FOXSports/Scout.com. @elevenwarriors. Sports fanatic. Food lover. Carnivore. Buckeye & Beach alum. Lakeshow. Bikinis. Ranch obsessed. Snark addict. And: bacon.”
Followers: 4,483
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Name: Matt Barker
Twitter handle: @BuckeyeBanter
Twitter profile: “Writer, comedian, and since 2003, the publisher of the Ohio State sports blog, http://BuckeyeBanter.com.”
Followers: 1,513
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Name: Jim
Twitter handle: @tBuckeyeBlog
Twitter profile: “College football insight and analysis with a heavy Ohio State bias.”
Followers: 236
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Name: The Silver Bullet
Twitter handle: @osusilverbullet
Twitter profile: “Daily Bias on the Buckeyes…OSUSILVERBULLETDOTCOM.”
Followers: 1,056
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Name: Brandon Castel
Twitter handle: @BCastOZone
Twitter profile: “Ohio State football, basketball and baseball beat writer for The-Ozone.net. Avid Tribe fan. #Believeland.”
Followers: 1,379
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Name: Tony Gerdeman
Twitter handle: @GerdOzone
Twitter profile: “Writer, reporter covering the Buckeyes. In my spare time I think about stuff I’d rather be doing at that moment.”
Followers: 3,409
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Name: Ari Wasserman
Twitter handle: @AriWassermanBSB
Twitter profile: “I cover #OhioState sports for Buckeye Sports Bulletin. I love Dumb & Dumber, enjoy watching HGTV, I Keep up with the Kardashians, and I adore #showerbeer. “
Followers: 3,068
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Name: Jeff Rapp
Twitter handle: @RappUp
Twitter profile: “I’m a 1988 grad of Ohio State and a professional sportswriter who has been covering OSU athletics for more than 20 years.”
Followers: 1,379
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Name: Beau Bishop
Twitter handle: @BeauBishop10TV
Twitter profile: “Sports Anchor 10TV, Wall to Wall Sports, Buckeye Blitz & Wall to Wall Primetime … Man About Town.”
Followers: 3,094
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Name: Kevin Noon
Twitter handle: @Kevin_Noon
Twitter profile: “Managing Editor – BuckeyeGrove.com Rivals.com/Yahoo! Sports Networks.”
Followers: 1,294
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Name: Kyle Rowland
Twitter handle: @KyleRowland
Twitter profile: “Ohio State football and men’s basketball beat writer for BuckeyeGrove.com, part of the Yahoo! Sports and Rivals.com network.”
Followers: 4,067
Sample tweet:

Name: Jeremy Birmingham
Twitter handle: @BirmBuckeye
Twitter profile: “Writer/Blogger for BuckeyeGrove.com on the Rivals Network. Enjoys your opinion.”
Followers: 1,441
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Name: Rob Oller
Twitter handle: @rollerCD
Twitter profile: “Columbus Dispatch sports columnist; gatekeeper of Scarlet & Gray Matter..”
Followers: 1,664
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Name: Lantern Sports
Twitter handle: @LanternSports
Twitter profile: “Everything sports at The Ohio State University.”
Followers: 2,375
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Name: OSU Basketball
Twitter handle: @OhioStateHoops
Twitter profile: “An inside view of Ohio State Basketball.”
Followers: 8,972
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Name: Jeff Boals
Twitter handle: @JeffBoals
Twitter profile: “Assistant Coach at The Ohio State University #Final4.”
Followers: 8,302
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Name: Dan Wallenberg
Twitter handle: @OSUADAthComm
Twitter profile: “I’m the Ohio State Associate Athletics Director for Communications.”
Followers: 3,667
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Name: Jerry Emig
Twitter handle: @BuckeyeNotes
Twitter profile: “Noting & quoting and relaying news and more about the Ohio State football team.”
Followers: 2,481
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Name: Ron Stokes
Twitter handle: @Ron_Stokes
Twitter profile: “I’m a 1988 grad of Ohio State and a professional sportswriter who has been covering OSU athletics for more than 20 years.”
Followers: 1,850
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Name: Mark Titus
Twitter handle: @clubtrillion
Twitter profile: “Proud to be an American, but even prouder to be a Buckeye. My book – Don’t Put Me In, Coach – doesn’t suck. You can buy it here: http://bit.ly/rSo1tD.”
Followers: 38,462
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Name: Chris Webb
Twitter handle: @ChrisMWebb
Twitter profile: N/A
Followers: 747
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Name: Jim Jackson
Twitter handle: @BTNJimJackson
Twitter profile: “I’m a Big Ten Network basketball analyst and business entrepreneur.”
Followers: 4,766
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Name: Big Ten Network
Twitter handle: @BTN_Ohio_State
Twitter profile: “Ohio State Buckeyes video & headlines from @BigTenNetwork.”
Followers: 5,197
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Have a worthy Buckeye Twitter account that we missed? Leave it as a comment in the box below.

Brent Yarina is a web editor and blogger for BTN.com. Find all of his work here and follow him on twitter at @BTNBrentYarina.

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BuckeyeGuru on 4/30/2012 @ 12:11pm EDT Said:

Can’t believe you missed @BlockONation

http://www.twitter.com/BlockONation

Will on 4/30/2012 @ 12:22pm EDT Said:

Dave from Elevenwarriors (new guy) has been great for osu bball recruiting too. @Dave11W

R. Horton on 4/30/2012 @ 5:47pm EDT Said:

I follow @buckeyefansonly

http://www.twitter.com/buckeyefansonly

Always a great source of news and info on the Buckeyes, plus they have a very informative website http://www.buckeyefansonly.com

Jaxson R. on 4/30/2012 @ 6:58pm EDT Said:

I agree with all those included by Brent above, and those mentioned in comments here — @BlockONation, @Dave11W, and @BuckeyeFansOnly — ALL worthy of your Twitter allegiance!