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Koolaid: An Under The Influence Expose'

The college football world has been under the influence of a specially formulated SEC mind-tampering powder for about seven long years now.  It was never branded with a particular name, it is that insidious.  But it has been traced to certain power brokers within the halls of SEC schoo...

Next Year is OUR Year

Unfortunately I had to be relocated as a child to Chicago from Dayton as my father did not consult me about his career choices. My professional team fandimonium was placed on the shoulders of Chicago teams, and how could they not? When I was a kid Chicago had Michael Jordan, Mike Ditka, Ch...

Net Punting: The Ohio State Effect

Shave Tide. I will end this series with the Net Punting Average of Ohio State's 2014 opponents. In case you missed it: 3rd Down Conversions: The Ohio State Effect Rushing Defense: The Ohio State Effect Points Allowed: The Ohio State Effect Total Defense: The Ohio State E...
16 Dec 2014
by Remy

The Hater Welcome

To the haters, and the snickering doubters, and the snake oil salesmen of the SEC. And especially to Fat Erkle: Welcome to your nightmare. It is not a conference that will stand victorious at the first ever playoff for a national championship...it is not a culture of entitlement that wi...

3rd Down Conversions: The Ohio State Effect

I don't have a clue. A big thanks to the gentleman who was wearing the Ohio State pullover who chased my wife down to return my son's favorite gloves at the Zoo's Wild Lights tonight. You saved my five-year old a lot of tears and heartbreak.  Alabama enters the Sug...
15 Dec 2014
by Remy

AA Earthmovers

That Michigan has hired a search firm confirms one thing: There is a pitched battle between factions within the greater UM community and an independent body like a search firm is needed to help mediate. So, the Chicago firm Korn Ferry has been hired to help determine what is the best course ...
14 Dec 2014
by Hoody Wayes

Rushing Defense: The Ohio State Effect

Alabama enters the Sugar Bowl with statistical strengths. The Tide are ranked in the top 20 in the following seven statistical categories: Points For  (16th) Total Offense  (16th) Total Defense  (11th) Points Against  (4th) Rushing Defense  (2nd) Offensi...
14 Dec 2014
by Remy

Points Allowed: The Ohio State Effect

What I hope Alabama fans look like at the end of the game. Alabama enters the Sugar Bowl with statistical strengths. The Tide are ranked in the top 20 in the following seven statistical categories: Points For  (16th) Total Offense  (16th) Total Defense  (11th) ...
13 Dec 2014
by Remy

Total Defense: The Ohio State Effect

If you go to the game beware of 'Bama Babe Alabama enters the Sugar Bowl with statistical strengths. The Tide are ranked in the top 20 in the following seven statistical categories: Points For  (16th) Total Offense  (16th) Total Defense  (11th) Points Against &...
12 Dec 2014
by Remy

Total Offense: The Ohio State Effect

It is time to wipe that smirk off of Saban's face. Alabama enters the Sugar Bowl with statistical strengths. The Tide are ranked in the top 20 in the following seven statistical categories: Points For  (16th) Points Against  (4th) Total Offense  (16th) Rushing ...
11 Dec 2014
by Remy

The Ohio State Effect: Alabama (Points For)

An Ohio State victory will make the troll's smile go away. Alabama enters the Sugar Bowl with statistical strengths. The Tide are ranked in the top 20 in the following seven statistical categories: Points For  (16th) Points Against  (4th) Total Offense  (16t...
10 Dec 2014
by Remy

Why are Bucks 10 point dogs?

Riddle me this, Batman... The Buckeyes have the 8th ranked offense and 15th ranked total defense, according to the NCAA.  So then why, after beating the nation's #2, #4, #7 and #10 ranked defenses (3 of the 4 were shreddings), are the Buckeyes 10-point underdogs to Alabama's 16th ranked offe...
09 Dec 2014
by Bucksfan

Opened and Unopened Doors

The tragic events of last week got me thinking about life and the little things that go along with it. Everyday we are presented with thousands of different choices. Some choices are small. Some choices are large. Some choices are life changing. Some choices are life ending. In the end, all of the c...
08 Dec 2014
by Remy

Buckeyes vs. Baylor...not as close as you think

This discussion narrative regarding the Playoff is driving me crazy. So I thought I check things out to see how Baylor's, TCU's and Ohio State's resumes really stack up head to head. But, first things first, I gotta just say this - Jerry Kill, really? Can we have a recount? TCU and Baylor ...

The Ohio State Effect: Wisconsin

Gordon rushed for 76 yards and averaged 2.9 yards per carry. Another week and another opponent gets its stats stuffed.  The Buckeyes won their first Big Ten Championship Game in convincing fashion 59-0 over Wisconsin. The Buckeyes will learn their post season fate betwe...
07 Dec 2014
by Remy

The B1G Championship -- Part 2

With the B1G Championship looming a short ~20 hours away, I find myself ecstatic for the opportunity to watch these Buckeyes play in the title game again this year. Now, I understand if we do somehow drop this game, that I may be not be allowed to go to another Buckeye game for a while. Last B1G ...

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