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SEC's Downfall Coming Soon!

 The SEC recruiting landscape is changing right before our eyes! Its been well documented that college football is cyclical and as of the last decade or so, we all know what conference has been at the top of it. Right  now we are on the verge of a new college football cycle&...
24 Jan 2013
by cinserious

1990: Nick Saban spurns a young coach; Urban Meyer

I was reading a wikipedia biography of Urban Meyer and saw where in 1990 a young coach Meyer while still the linebacker coach at Illinois State, called Toledo, Ohio head coach, Nick Saban to see if a position was available on his (Saban's) staff. Saban, however, never returne...
22 Jan 2013
by GR8TBUCKS

What Defines A Hall of Famer?

I've talked to a lot of angry people about the way the NFL HoF is run and the selection process is, and I have this to offer. Cris Carter vs Michael Irvin. A Hall of Fame for a sport doesn't necessarily HAVE to include anyone based on stats. Irvin was blessed to preform with elite coaching...
21 Jan 2013
by Codeezy

A couple of 2014 Offers

Ohio State has recently put out offers to several 2014 prospects. S Erick Smith, DB Kiy Hester, and DE Solomon Thomas. I caught up with DE Lawrence Marshall, who received an offer a couple weeks ago, and TE Nic Weishar, who received an offer last night. Lawrence Marshall is a 2014 DE from Southfiel...
17 Jan 2013
by Derek Young

What the data says about where B1G players call home

This piece in this morning's Buckshots, coupled with this infographic from this morning's Skull Session, got me pondering on the subject of geography and recruiting in Big Ten football. So, as is my habit when I find something that intrigues me, I do some data analysis. Here's what I'...
15 Jan 2013
by AndyVance

All He Does is Get Snubbed

Well, here we are again. Chris Carter, Buckeye and NFL great, on the HOF ballot for the 6th time. Thats right, SIXTH time. Tell me why an 8 time pro bowler who is 4th all time in receiving TD's (130), 8th all time in receiving yards (13899), and 4th all time in catches (1101) has been snubb...
15 Jan 2013
by iball

Why I am angry with Lance Armstrong

In the Pixar movie The Incredibles, a beaten down Bob Parr (aka, Mr. Incredible) comes home and accidently damages his car. In a fit of anger he lifts the entire car above his head as if to throw the vehicle across town. When he looks down he sees a little boy on his tricycle watching the entire eve...
15 Jan 2013
by painterlad

Catching Up With Taivon Jacobs: OSU Visit

I was able to reach 2013 WR commit Taivon Jacobs to discuss his official visit to Columbus. Jacobs camped at Ohio State in June. He later committed to the Buckeyes in July.  On his visit: "It was a great time and I got to see a ton of things I had not yet previously which was very ...
14 Jan 2013
by Derek Young

'13 or '14? Best Chance For a NC

I've been wondering this for the last few days. Obviously this upcoming season we will have the nastiest, most explosive offense in the country but we loose so much on defense (esp. D-line and LB). Much of the defense's talent is unproven. Will X-Brax 360 and slew of returning offensive tale...
14 Jan 2013
by cinserious

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