Your Rose Bowl Open Thread

By 11W Staff on January 1, 2013 at 4:55p
233 Comments
BAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRY ALVAREZ

Keep it rolling, Badgers.

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VHX7's picture

0-3! 0-3! 0-3!
It's a shame we won't get to see Bielema on the sidelines for another Rose Bowl loss.

bwh's picture

Desmond Howard shouldn't be allowed in the Heisman House... his bits are always boarderline creepy.

DefendYoungstown's picture

Now we get to see the Vadgers go down
 

What we can't do in the air we'll do on the ground.

BME_Buckeye's picture

Go Stanford! Wisconsin doesn't deserve to be there!

Look closely, because the closer you think you are, the less you will actually see.

 

tennbuckeye19's picture

You guys think Bielama is watching this game or is he still hungover from his first NYE in Arkansas?

DefendYoungstown's picture

really wasn't that good of a catch, the vadgers "D" sucks...
 

What we can't do in the air we'll do on the ground.

tennbuckeye19's picture

Well that was quick. Defense is optional for the B1G today. 

tennbuckeye19's picture

Montee Ball is a baller.

popeurban's picture

I can't tell if he liked that first drive or hated it?

MediBuck's picture

He ate it, obviously.

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

Phillips.449's picture

Seeing Alvarez on the sideline brings back memories.

MediBuck's picture

Is that photo of Alvarez for real or intentionally stretched out to exemplify his girth?

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

popeurban's picture

That is bielema.  And actual

tennbuckeye19's picture

Pretty sure he means the pic on top of the thread.

MediBuck's picture

Yes. That one.

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

tennbuckeye19's picture

I thought it was stretched out purposely to reflect his poor choice of turtleneck fashion.

cajunbuckeye's picture

The Badgers get bloodied early.....

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MediBuck's picture

Takes the nickname "Vadger" to a whole new level...

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

tennbuckeye19's picture

Gross. But accurate.

Bucksfan's picture

wow.  Wisconsin is completely outgunned in this one.

DefendYoungstown's picture

Like I said and got a downvote for, the Vadgers "D" really sucks

What we can't do in the air we'll do on the ground.

buckeyedude's picture

I think you're confusing Wisky's D for Nebraska's.

 

 

tennbuckeye19's picture

B1G theme of the day:  Defense optional.

btalbert25's picture

Wisconsin doesn't have a prayer, this one will be done by halftime. 

BUCK-I-FAN's picture

it's only 17-14 Stanford. does that equal done? lol

tennbuckeye19's picture

Come on Barry. Work some 90's magic.

MediBuck's picture

Wow. Wisconsin being out-Wisconsin'd.

David Shaw to Barry Alvarez: "This is how you run power-I"

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

cajunbuckeye's picture

Gameplan for any team vs. B1G: Take seven step drop. Throw to any spot on the field. Kick the extra point.

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oregonianbuckeye's picture

It's weird, Wisconsin totally looks like an 8-5 team. Oh wait ... 

Unky Buck's picture

Are we allowed to say that this game is over already and save the B1G the embarrassment of allowing 80 points?

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Phillips.449's picture

Yes please!  Throw in the towel!

BME_Buckeye's picture

Rose Bowl Road Kill

 

Look closely, because the closer you think you are, the less you will actually see.

 

Idaho Helga's picture

How many of you are surprised at this early rout? I'm not.
Pretty happy Nebraska hung in for so long.   If they would have stuck more with that up-tempo and less passing (INT's, derp!) they could have won the game. They had the UGa defense on the ropes and at times just waited for them to sub, line up, etc.
Commentators were particularly annoying with how great the SEC defense is.  Yeah, right.
Not hopeful for Wisky and this could be a matchup worse than Purdue drew.  

MediBuck's picture

No way. Every fucking call went against Nebraska while they ignored blatant intentional grounding a million holds committed by Georgia. Fucking Big XII refs.

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

Idaho Helga's picture

One thing that struck me in that game was how many personal fouls Georgia had.  When Martinez got hit (early Q4 I think) and yeah, I guess he was like 2" inbounds I yelled at the TV it's time to start ejecting GA players.  In fact, how often do you see TWO blatant personal fouls on one play; the receiver for Brasky was clearly pummeled after calling a fair catch but because of the other personal foul up the field no flag. Pelini went nuts as well he should have. They are just a dirty team.
So I agree the refs were awful, particularly on the grounding calls. 
Clearly its taught in GA that you tackle by grabbing face masks. Not all got called.
 
 

Unky Buck's picture

Yeah the intentional grounding calls got me. Not 1 UGA player within 30 yards and no call but Nebraska gets flagged for it when the ball was within 3 yards of an eligible receiver.

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cajunbuckeye's picture

I hope Montee is good for 40+ touches.

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Arizona_Buckeye's picture

Wisconsin - the B1G winner - completely being dominated by nerds

The best thing about Pastafarianism? It is not only acceptable, but advisable, to be heavily sauced

Baroclinicity's picture

Wisconsin's best play is accepting a personal foul penalty.

When you're holding a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

Phillips.449's picture

The only hope to avoid having 60 put on the board against them is that they MAY run the ball and kill some clock

Unky Buck's picture

I was just telling my dad the same thing. It is good to see them actually get a stop. Maybe that'll give them a little momentum.

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popeurban's picture

I think the best football of the day is behind us.  Thank you northwestern.  

cajunbuckeye's picture

Oohhhh SNAP!!! Touchdown called back for holding.

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cajunbuckeye's picture

This might be a good time to run Ball up the middle

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MediBuck's picture

Amazing effort but knee is down. Almost a TD.

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

popeurban's picture

50% of Wisconsin passes have almost been touchdowns.  

Idaho Helga's picture

How do you not give that to Montee. Really.

oregonianbuckeye's picture

Wildcat huh? With James White? Not like Montee Ball doesn't hold the all time record for most TD. 

Arizona_Buckeye's picture

Who would have thought they were going to run that up the middle...

The best thing about Pastafarianism? It is not only acceptable, but advisable, to be heavily sauced

MediBuck's picture

Short, Bucky.
You don’t think Stanford knows how to defend power?

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

popeurban's picture

Wow, Wisconsin got out muscled.  Nice effort Stanford.

Idaho Helga's picture

Can Pat Fitzgerald jump a plane right now and hustle his a$$ in to coach Wisconsin in at least the 2nd 1/2????
 
 

MediBuck's picture

Too late. Already drunk from partying up in Chi-City.

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

popeurban's picture

Safety would be nice here.
 
Edit: so much for that.

Baroclinicity's picture

Man...9 min drive and you get nothing. Brutal.

When you're holding a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

cajunbuckeye's picture

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popeurban's picture

Nifty play there.

Arizona_Buckeye's picture

Sorry to hit you in the hands son

The best thing about Pastafarianism? It is not only acceptable, but advisable, to be heavily sauced

DefendYoungstown's picture

you gotta catch that jared

What we can't do in the air we'll do on the ground.

Idaho Helga's picture

And Wisky doing its Sparty imitation.  Is Montee hurt?

popeurban's picture

Just his feelings.  Why no carries coach?

Buckeye1996's picture

Ha. Face mask assist.

wibuckeye's picture

Barry is trying to channel a little Tress with the sweater vest.

WIBUCKEYE

Unky Buck's picture

They are now moving the ball rather well. Maybe it was early game jitters for Alvarez?

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popeurban's picture

I think that was just his diabetes?

Unky Buck's picture

That seriously made me LOL. +1 for you

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MediBuck's picture

I think that the helmet that pass bounced off of should get credit for the completion, not Phillips.

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

Idaho Helga's picture

Montee to coaching staff: "Dammit you should have given me the ball last series on that 4th. Now I had to go MORE yards to get the touchdown."
 

FROMTHE18's picture

watching the ESPNU UA practice during commercial breaks... SEC obsession all over the place by the recruiting analysts... really wish ESPN would at least cover things evenly, or be less obvious, makes watching things like this feel like being cheated out of decent coverage for recruiting... big TD for Wisconsin... be nice for their D to get a turnover

popeurban's picture

I hear you, but they can't help it that most of the top talent has verbaled to the sec, or is considering sec teams.  Just looking at it from the other side.

TLB's picture

You know they have and agenda, so why do you watch?

FROMTHE18's picture

in the hope of seeing Bosa body slam someone, throws up the DDP, and does a backflip whilst saying 'Buckeyes, baby!'

Unky Buck's picture

Hell I'll take a defensive stop when Stanford isn't pushed back against their own goal line.

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FROMTHE18's picture

they just analysed Vanderbilts class, now discussing OLE MISS's class... who cares

MediBuck's picture

Do they have a lot of... SEC... speed?

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

FROMTHE18's picture

im sure they have that, and a ton of SEC physicality, SEC toughness, and SEC leaping ability... probably can SEC tackle too

Idaho Helga's picture

Why of Course. AND NFLTalent!!!!!

Arizona_Buckeye's picture

Standford's offense is going to wear themselves out at this pace

The best thing about Pastafarianism? It is not only acceptable, but advisable, to be heavily sauced

MediBuck's picture

Apparently, Jordan Williamson only knows how to put in FGs over 45 yards in distance.

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

Idaho Helga's picture

Lets all share our love for the Griese family...oh, wait

popeurban's picture

This possession for bucky is bigger than alvarez's waistline.  

Lee in Altoona's picture

By the way, thanks to Dr. Jane Goodall for asking, immediately after being presented for the coin flip and handed a coin, whether or not she should flip it. I know she's British and all, but I'll bet she knows some chimps that could have figured that out.
 

Buckeye1996's picture

Re NIU: Herbie doing the crawfish.

MediBuck's picture

#fakebuckeye

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

FROMTHE18's picture

I think the FSU/NIU is a decent game to watch, not saying NIU pulls off the major upset, but I think they can hang with those boys...definitely can see them breaking a few big plays

popeurban's picture

Really?  I have not watched them other than the Mac championship and I was not impressed.  What makes you a believer?

FROMTHE18's picture

FSU is prone to mistakes...also, too many examples of teams being bashed for being from a weaker conference or having a weaker schedule and tends to lead to them playing above their pay grade... think NIU can channel some inner Boise State and play well and be able to push FSU... dont think this is a UC/Florida situation in the sugar a couple years ago, more of a UConn/Oklahoma match up where UConn pushed OU for 3 quarters but just didnt have the gas or the players to hang with Oklahoma for 4 quarters

popeurban's picture

Don't necessarily agree, or think that NIU is in the same league as even UConn, but good points.  +1 for you.

Unky Buck's picture

Not calling foul on the officiating but that looked more like offensive than defensive...maybe it's just me though.

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popeurban's picture

Is the walrus calling Wisconsin's offensive game today?

Idaho Helga's picture

Go Wisky. End Zone.

Idaho Helga's picture

Well I shall take my crappy remarks back: I honestly didn't think Wisky could hang with Stanford  but apparently they can.
 
 

popeurban's picture

You were not alone in your doubt

Unky Buck's picture

Night and day difference from the start of the game...that's for sure.

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741's picture

I hate you Bobby DiGeronimo.

DefendYoungstown's picture

Next year the Buckeyes will be in Pasadena one way or the other...

What we can't do in the air we'll do on the ground.

MediBuck's picture

Wait. Did I hear correctly that Wisconsin busted out wristbands from the 2003 game against Ohio State?

FUCK THE BADGERS. FUCK THEM TO PIECES.

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

Unky Buck's picture

Is it bad to have our hopes up right now? Probably only leads to a complete letdown.

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741's picture

Bucky catching all the breaks in the first half.

FROMTHE18's picture

this team technically finished 6th in the Big 10... not too shabby against the Pac-12's best

Idaho Helga's picture

Silly me, I should have figured 
Badger > a tree   OR are they a bird?   Can't they decide?
 
 

MediBuck's picture

Fucking Badgers. As an 8-5 team, you could use to get a little in-conference sympathy from the Buckeyes, instead of antagonizing us instead.

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

cplunk's picture

Wow, other bands really suck

Unky Buck's picture

They spelled "funny" ...but I'm a little dumbfounded as to what was supposed to be funny. And why was one of Stanford's band members wearing a cheesehead? That whole show was a head scratcher.

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popeurban's picture

That is their shtick, to be weird.  

Unky Buck's picture

That would explain playing Blink 182. That wasn't even funny 14-15 years ago.

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ShowThemOhiosHere's picture

And them being on the field that one time before the game was over?

Class of 2010.

Lee in Altoona's picture

Blink 182? Your band sucks, freaks.
 

phxbuck's picture

Best tweet of the game @TomOrr4: Trying to imagine what Twitter would look like if the B1G champion was struggling against the 6th-best Pac-12 team in a bowl game.

BuckeyeLurker0509's picture

Barry jacking Tress's sweatervest swag.
flag on the play 

Bucksfan's picture

"Ben Gardner's boat.  That's Ben Gardner's boat!"

popeurban's picture

I wish Stanford were in the B1G.  They seem like they are basically B1G west.

DefendYoungstown's picture

If they were the B1G GPA would be higher...
 

What we can't do in the air we'll do on the ground.

popeurban's picture

And football ranking, as well as almost every other sport.

Bucksfan's picture

Naw, if they were in the Big Ten they would automatically see their ranking drop 10 spots.

MediBuck's picture

Excellent academics, power-I, lock-down defense. Yep. Pretty much.

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

cajunbuckeye's picture

This looks like a good time to run Montee Ball off tackle.

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FROMTHE18's picture

Dear ESPN, get a dictionary and learn proper word usage... a loss by 2 scores is not a rout.. context: "Georgia routs Nebraska 45-31"

cajunbuckeye's picture

South Carolina victory would be a "blow out" by those standards.

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Unky Buck's picture

So by that logic, Northwestern routed Mississippi St. And that game never really felt like it would swing MSU's way but you know that's going to be a headline of Northwestern holds off MSU or something along those lines.

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Idaho Helga's picture

Its also not a rout when its tied early Q4.  No bias for them!

MediBuck's picture

I hate them so much.

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

johnblairgobucks's picture

doubt they say Northwestern routed Mississippi State.

FROMTHE18's picture

dude was scared to get hit, and we just found out why

Arizona_Buckeye's picture

Sorry son - that's what you get for dropping a pass that wide open

The best thing about Pastafarianism? It is not only acceptable, but advisable, to be heavily sauced

Buckeye1996's picture

Damn. Throw the damn ball with zip and sooner. Gonna get your reciever killed.

MediBuck's picture

Wow, huge hit by Stanford safety. Clean too.

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

popeurban's picture

Was the wr defenseless there? Or does that only apply in the nfl?

MediBuck's picture

It was to the middle of the body. Clean.

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

popeurban's picture

Just looked this up.
 
Defenseless Player
ARTICLE 14. A defenseless player is one who because his physical position
and focus of concentration is especially vulnerable to injury. Examples of
defenseless players are:
Rule 2 / Definitions FR-41
a. A player in the act of or just after throwing a pass.
b. A receiver whose focus is on catching a pass.
c. A kicker in the act of or just after kicking a ball.
d. A kick returner whose focus is on catching or recovering a kick in the
air.
e. A player on the ground at the end of a play.
f. A player obviously out of the play.

Unky Buck's picture

That wasn't defenseless. He was still playing the ball. Defenseless is more of a defender blatantly hitting a WR well after the ball had passed or drilling a guy not involved with the play.

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popeurban's picture

Thanks, just seems rule 2 b applied?  Really a moot point.

cajunbuckeye's picture

That's the reason I never play receiver in pick-up games.

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Buckeye1996's picture

It was a good hit, but that was on the QB. He should have thrown it sooner and with some zip. It just floated out there.

Unky Buck's picture

There have been some big time hits today...even though Clowney's runs away with the hit of the day (maybe year)

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Idaho Helga's picture

ugh. I'm listening to the game via ESPN radio and between quarters,Brian Griese gets into Rose Bowl hall of fame.  I may not be able to keep lunch down.

Buckeye1996's picture

I'd pull that QB for the other guy. He has a gun for an arm.

rightfield's picture

I'm pulling for Wisky.  *icigan is the only B1G team that I root against in the bowls. B1G being very competitive so far.

Its good to be the king

BME_Buckeye's picture

F*** why do you run in the punter! 

Look closely, because the closer you think you are, the less you will actually see.

 

FROMTHE18's picture

wow, surprised the ball didnt pop out

Buckeye1996's picture

Wisky's D formation with two down and rest up is interesting if not effective.

FROMTHE18's picture

would like to see more play action from wisconsin 

Unky Buck's picture

This is playing a B1G way now. How long before Stanford begins to get worn out on D?

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MediBuck's picture

They stayed fresh against Oregon. In an interview, Shaw noted that they've been giving their second team tons of practice to avoid fatigue facing the Badger O.

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

Idaho Helga's picture

Dang, dang, dang Brian Griese's mike has failed on the field.  Providence.  My stomach is trying to settle;
(my kittens did tell me if you have to do a mini-thow-up-just blame it on hairballs.  Tough to do as a human but I'm  willing....)
 

MediBuck's picture

Intriguing how Bucky's defense has suddenly stiffened up.

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

FROMTHE18's picture

one of the more lazy runs by a QB ive seen

Buckeye1996's picture

Play action by Stanford is coming.

FROMTHE18's picture

not much happened in that 3rd quarter... setting up a few big plays in the 4th i imagine

wibuckeye's picture

Enjoying the 2010 Rose Bowl game on BTN!

WIBUCKEYE

MediBuck's picture

Fuck Brian Greise.

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

Idaho Helga's picture

^^1000 points if I were worthy of such.

Bucksfan's picture

Having Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl is getting very, very tired.

Idaho Helga's picture

Come on wisky. Gotta get the  D going again. Can't count on missed pass. Woof.

popeurban's picture

Herbie giving some love to B1G speed!

MediBuck's picture

I heard that too! Did my ears deceive me?

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

Idaho Helga's picture

booooo.......hisssss...... officials!

Idaho Helga's picture

So is the Wisky defense getting tired?
 

Unky Buck's picture

Starting to look like it. The Wisconsin O can't stay on the field long enough.

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Idaho Helga's picture

yeah.  And I LUV Uncle Buck.

FROMTHE18's picture

Stanford out wisconsin-ing wisconsin

FROMTHE18's picture

have to hold them to a FG

Idaho Helga's picture

So why did Wisky stop Stanford so well and then they look like the Patriots on this drive????

MediBuck's picture

They're tired.

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

MediBuck's picture

Gutsy call to go outside on that down. Brilliant playcall, Shaw

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

dubjayfootball90's picture

dick toss.... boy did i hate dick toss during the playing days

FROMTHE18's picture

look for a play action pass here on 3rd down

Arizona_Buckeye's picture

I suggest they better step up and stop there here or it is over

The best thing about Pastafarianism? It is not only acceptable, but advisable, to be heavily sauced

FROMTHE18's picture

well Wisconsin has a chance to win the game... all they can ask for

Buckeye1996's picture

Wisky's chance. Ball game drive right here.

MediBuck's picture

Four down territory now for the Vadgers.

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

Idaho Helga's picture

Hope?   Yes/no??

MediBuck's picture

I thought Purdue already fired him?

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

Idaho Helga's picture

Hey if Fromthe18 is offering hope, I'm ALL IN.

okiebuck's picture

And to think that Alvaraz is getting $120k to coach this game.... he and his offense is more predicable then anything Tressel ever did.

"Fate has cards that it don't want to show"

Idaho Helga's picture

I have to think the money was a payback for handling his former coach so well and they were screwed.
 

Unky Buck's picture

Good chance we only get one win today for the B1G but for most of the teams playing above where they should be on a normal year, the games have been competitive. Far better than last year's shellacking most of the teams took. Maybe things are looking up for us as a conference...but then again I'm not sure it could've been worse either so the only other direction was up I guess.

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Bucksfan's picture

See, I thought the same thing in January of 2010, when the B1G capped off a bowl season that featured 2 BCS bowl wins, and the conference's top-4 all won their bowls.  I think the B1G finished 4-3 in bowls that year.
Since then they have yet to post a winning record in bowl season, and this year it will be 2-5.  I don't know how to slice 2-5 any other way than 2-5.  Were the games competitive?  Perhaps. But this isn't the MAC, and in the end the teams with the better talent and the better coaches won...and that keeps being not the Big Ten.

Unky Buck's picture

That's been a recurring theme all day with many teams. Kind of sad.

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TLB's picture

Wisky still too conservative

popeurban's picture

Was that Dave on 3rd and 1?

okiebuck's picture

You need a little sense of urgency right about now Bucky

"Fate has cards that it don't want to show"

Idaho Helga's picture

Can U keep Montee in??HOw frickin' hard is that decision?
 

MediBuck's picture

INTERCEPTION! MIGHTY CARD!!!!

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

dubjayfootball90's picture

wow, terrible decision. Right before he threw that, I thought, "They should not be passing right now."
 
edit: I see it was a tip

TLB's picture

Turn out the lights........

popeurban's picture

Besides nw, rough 4th quarters for B1G teams.

Arizona_Buckeye's picture

Down go the Badgers

The best thing about Pastafarianism? It is not only acceptable, but advisable, to be heavily sauced

kr66osu's picture

Get f***ed Wisconsin ahahahah

BME_Buckeye's picture

Nice INT Stanford! GO TREES GO! 

Look closely, because the closer you think you are, the less you will actually see.

 

DefendYoungstown's picture

0-3, the vadger fans don't even care. There is MAYBE a 20% section of W red in the stadium, if the Buckeyes were there it would 50/50 easily. Can 2014 RB/NCG come quick enough?

What we can't do in the air we'll do on the ground.

okiebuck's picture

Final thought; the rest of the BIG better get their shit together and fast because The Ohio State University Buckeyes are about to leave them all in the dust. Go Bucks!!

"Fate has cards that it don't want to show"

popeurban's picture

This, this and soo this!

Idaho Helga's picture

Good Lord we should just SO dominate next year. And all we'll  hear is how shitty the competition was.  Sad face.
 
 

MediBuck's picture

On the bright side, the Vadgers saved us from having to watch another realistic chance at a W fizzling away due to idiot coaching decisions courtesy of Bort Bielma.

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

kr66osu's picture

Thank you Stanford, I couldn't bare to watch Wisconsin win a completely undeserved Rose Bowl

okiebuck's picture

And one other thing for tonight; Go Northern Illinois Huskies!!!!!!!

"Fate has cards that it don't want to show"

Idaho Helga's picture

Yeah, but FSU i s damn good and I'm not optimistic.

dubjayfootball90's picture

wiscy blows, heh, 0-3, third time is not the charm for them... 

Arizona_Buckeye's picture

Another Wisc Rose Bowl loss - way to set the bar at 0 - 3.  They should be banned

The best thing about Pastafarianism? It is not only acceptable, but advisable, to be heavily sauced

popeurban's picture

Alvarez looks legitimately sad.  

Bucksfan's picture

He always looks like that.  That's his face.

Buckeyevstheworld's picture

Of course he is. His perfect record is ruined.

"YOLO" = I'm about to do something extremely ignorant/stupid & I need an excuse to do it.

BME_Buckeye's picture

0-3 in Rose Bowls.... 
This is what happens when a 8-5 team plays in the Rose Bowl. I couldn't think of a better fanbase for this to happen to other than Wisconsin! 
Barry 3-1 in Rose Bowls
Woody Hayes has the most wins for any B1G team! 

Look closely, because the closer you think you are, the less you will actually see.

 

O-H-I-Owe-U's picture

Happy not to hear Musberger say "The Cardinal" again.

popeurban's picture

David shaw is a class act.  Negotiated contract renewal without an agent.  I love a coach that loves his job.  

okiebuck's picture

Yeah but so was Bama a few years ago and Utah beat them in the Sugar like a drum so you never know; that's why they play the game.

"Fate has cards that it don't want to show"

okiebuck's picture

No doubt; Shaw is a class act all the way.

"Fate has cards that it don't want to show"

BoFuquel's picture

It's a good day to be a Buckeye.Them B1G bottomfeeders all went down ,except for the Nerds and they will get their whoop'in later this year when they get Buckeyed.Feels good. GO BUCKS!

I wish I didn't know now what I didn't know then.

DefendOhio's picture

6 loss team in the Rose Bowl. Gotta love it.

cplunk's picture

You know, they just talked for some time about Stanford's strengths, Stanford's recent history, Stanford's play, and Stanford's future.Not once did any of the announcers use the words "PAC-12". If this had been a team from the SEC this win would have been used to demonstrate all sorts of great things about "the SEC". Imagine the number of times "SEC defensive power" would have been mentioned if, say, Georgia had just played the defensive game Stanford played.
So I guess any SEC win says something good about the whole SEC, any loss by any non-SEC team shows the weakness of a given conference, and any win by a non-SEC team only says something about that particular team. Got it.

T4EHill's picture

Not gonna lie I'm glad the rest of the conference sucked today. I hate the SEC and props to Northwestern for finally breaking their streak but I'm not one to be a "Conference Fan." I love my Buckeyes and my Buckeyes only

"There's nothing that cleanses your soul like getting the hell kicked out of you." Woody Hayes

kr66osu's picture

I found myself cheering against every Big Ten team except for Northwestern this year

FROMTHE18's picture

Big 10 teams showed up today...regardless of how ESPN or other college football analysts want to paint it... Nebraska had no business being in that game with UGA, Wisconsin was the 6th best team in the big ten this year and played the pac-12 champs and Michigan blew it in the final seconds... Purdue was Purdue so who cares about them. Props to NW

VHX7's picture

Nope. Loss = not even competing, according to college football analysts and ESPN.
It's true that the rest of the Big 10 needs to start actually winning these games, but it's not like the talent gap is that big. The coaching gap sure as hell is, though.

okiebuck's picture

Time to look forward to National Signing Day when the Buckeyes reel in a top class and reload for the future. As for the TSUN; I'm not sure why anyone would want to go there; they have a fat blabber mouth guy who thinks he can coach; they have butt ugly girls and the whole state is going down the toilet....in other words; LOSERS!!

"Fate has cards that it don't want to show"

BeijingBucks's picture

sigh.  Northwestern... class of the B1G

 

 

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ShowThemOhiosHere's picture

About what I expected from this game.  I didn't think Wisconsin would get run out of the stadium, but I didn't think they'd actually pull it out.  For the 6th best team in this conference against the best of the PAC 12, not too shabby.

Class of 2010.