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Comment 28 Nov 2015

Ohio State needs 3 teams ahead of them to lose.  With Baylors loss consider OSU as #7 heading into the day.   Don't think the committee is putting any 2 loss teams ahead of OSU after the way we played on the road in a rivalry game against a top 10 team. 

ND lose to Stanford-- both teams would have 2 losses and aren't jumping OSU

Assuming MSU beats PSU. The loser of the B1G championship falls below OSU

Then either ALA needs to lose or OU

 best chance is OK St beating OU at home tonight

Comment 19 Nov 2015

Yea sometimes there's an information overload. There's already the spread, the conference records, injuries and hype and now ESPN adds in advanced metrics and FPI( which few people probably understand or care about) and it just becomes annoying and too much. It's scrolling across the bottom of the tickers and it just becomes too much. 

Thats just my opinion. I'd be fine with just the matchup with the spread in parenthesis

Comment 19 Nov 2015

Well the WSOP odds are based on actual mathematical odds based on the unseen/seen cards.

i personally can't stand ESPN and all their advanced and complicated metrics. Everyone knows who the favorites are, but it just becomes too much with all the 538 stuff. 

ESPN thinks too highly of themselves by thinking everyone cares about their complicated FPI and percentages

Comment 18 Nov 2015

I'm going to temper my expectations on Kam until the regular season starts. He had some impressive games against weak non conference opponents last year too. Once B1G play started, he tailed off dramatically.

i have really high hopes for KBD though. He started off slow and got better and more confident as the season progressed. He's a tough matchup as he's got an inside /outside game and a 7"2 wingspan.  

I thought he deferred to the seniors too much last year when we really needed another scorer.  I look for him to take his game to the next level this year

Comment 16 Nov 2015

Probably Andrew Luck.

Matt Leinhart was probably a top 10 pick after winning the Heisman his junior year. He decided to come back and his draft stock slid.

Comment 14 Nov 2015

Chase Farris is really being exposed on pass protection.  He consistently gets beat on the outside and forces JT to hurry way quicker than normal.  It's bad enough that we don't have much depth at WR; if Farris can't protect JT then we're going to have to rely even more on the run game.

Comment 11 Nov 2015

I usually don't UV the memes very often, but this is hilarious and awesome

Comment 10 Nov 2015

I've watched Loving for 2 years.  He's slow, he hangs his head when making turnovers, and isn't a very good defensive player.  He had a lot of his minutes taken by a freshmen( Tate) last year.  He's too skinny still which shows he hasn't put in work in e weight room.  If you're slow and can't jump then you better be in the weight room.  At least Sam Thompson could jump high and run fast and play great D to compensate for being so skinny

Comment 10 Nov 2015

Lol Tate took Loving's starting spot last year and never relinquished it.  Tate was like the 3rd/4th player off the bench to start the season and became a starter because he was such a beast down low despite being undersized.  

Just because you're older than everyone doesn't mean you're a leader.  Nothing about Loving's play, attitude or body language is leadershipesq

Comment 10 Nov 2015

Lyle is going to have the ball in his hands the most and be running the offense so he is always going to have to lead by default.  Tate will lead and inspire with energy and hustle and passion.  It will be contagious, especially on a very young team.  

I haven't seen any leadership qualities out of Loving the last two years, and expect him to be a role player the rest of his career.  He hangs his head too often and doesn't play very hard or with passion.  He's not very vocal on the floor either.

KBD is going to have to lead with his his play this year.  I expect he'll be the OSU's leading scorer and go to option on offense.  He has a 7"2 wingspan which creates matchup problems.  That has been lacking the last few years in the program.  He can post on the block, has a nice midrange jumper and is a very good 3pt shooter.  

Comment 09 Nov 2015

It's too bad JT didn't start initially this year.  Braxton is going to flourish with him under center.  Braxton beats his man every time( as does Samuel) but Cardale just doesn't get the ball to them  in time.  With JT there is no more Braxton wildcat; he'll get Braxton the ball when and where he needs it to be effective.  

All these hybrid and wildcat plays are unnecessary imo with JT at the helm

Comment 08 Nov 2015

Just because those guys are bigger NFL prospects doesn't make them better college football players.  JT smoked B1G records as a freshman and has picked up right where he left off.  He's going to break a lot more records if he stays 2 more years.  Bosa and JT are the two guys on the team that raise the level of play from those around them.  For that reason I'll give you Bosa.  However I don't think this team can win the Playoff without JT and I think they still could without Bosa because Hubbard is a budding All American too.  

Comment 08 Nov 2015

Joey Bosa seems to be getting better and better with each game, which is scary for opposing QBs because he is already a beast. Bosa has become totally unblockable now and is freeing up guys like Perry and Lee constantly. 

Props to Leidner for hanging in there because he was getting blasted all night

Comment 08 Nov 2015

Excited to see Jae'Sean Tate play again.  Also will so will be interesting to see some athleticism and aggressive defensive from the low post position.  I have really high hopes for Giddens and Bates Diop, the latter who I think has NBA potential if he progress and leads the offense the way we need him to.