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Comment 8 hours ago

The hit was on time, wasn't late. The way he landed on him. Well, we may question that a bit. Food for thought for the youngster. How does he want to go down in history? He'll be good, but will it include a little dirty as well?

Comment 24 Jan 2015

I guess it's all good. We don't really NEED the gear anyway. :)

Just some points: I don't think the Buckeyes will be wearing these jersey next year. I see Nike just pumped out the old jersey with the 2015 Champion logo. If this is true, then it stinks.

I really want the Nike Platinum KO Chain Fleece Full-Zip, but these too aren't in larger sizes.

I don't think I need to send an email to some marketing dude at Nike since I don't believe they're oblivious to the fact that folks want these. This is just how Nike (and Apple) roll. They eff with you because they can.

Our answer to this, we want them. But we don't need them.

Comment 19 Jan 2015

Initially watching the NC I thought Oregon was just as good as Alabama. Then I re-watched the Sugar Bowl. No way Oregon is better than 'Bama. We make four turnovers against Alabama, we don't beat them.

I have to say though. We had some coaching mistakes against Alabama offensively and defensively in the second half that kept Alabama in the game. We rectified this against Oregon and went heavy on power.

1.) I'd like to see our RBs utilized more next year to keep the pressure off QB runs. Not saying don't run the QB, but use our RBs more.

2.) The Silver Bullets are back. Great job for our D-Coaching staff. I'd like to see Fickell finally and completely get his mojo back next year and make a case to take over another team. The BIG CG and the playoffs were an upswing for him, minus that hesitation to call time out against Alabama late in the second half. He should have been all over that and not look to Meyer.

3.) Regarding our QBs. I honestly think JT is our future. I honestly think Cardale should have gone pro. But then again, I don't know how exactly healthy both Brax and JT will be by Spring ball. So ... what the heck do I know.

Anyways, just the insomnia talking ...  

Comment 18 Jan 2015

I'm confused by the way both Apple and Nike view "supply and demand." They understand that there is a demand and they purposely don't supply. But, they don't suffocate product to make the customer hungry and then provide it later. They just don't supply the entire demand. EVER. OR, they keep the prices inflated even for outdated products.

I think they made only a 100 of the 2015 Ohio State Jersey they marketed. They've been out of stock since two hours into putting them on the market. All they have for sale now is size 'varmint' -

They will probably put another 100 hundred jerseys on the market to sell at double price next month - and that's it.

This is why folks buy from the Chinese websites. Their products may smell like petroleum, but at least they supply. And at half the price. And if you buy in bulk, the shipping is free. Now THAT'S Free market.

Comment 15 Jan 2015

Ultimately, I always want these guys to stay. Turns out they're pretty entertaining on and off the field (in good ways).

As a husband and pop, I can see these through an economic prysm. But then again, I thought to myself. Conceivably, he could ride the bench at Ohio State and still draft well after next year.

I'm all for a three QB system. Meyer will make it work.

Comment 14 Jan 2015

The 2002 NC Game I was in a hotel room in Amarillo, TX sleeping between my wife and my mom. (Don't ask).

I just remember reaching for the ceiling after Cie sacked Dorsey . I was able to grasp that game more for some reason. This year, I'm still in utter disbelief and shock.

Comment 14 Jan 2015

Well he sure didn't run up the score against Michigan. However, Urban is getting smeared for that last touchdown against Oregon.

Comment 13 Jan 2015

I'm a Buckeye first. But I'm rooting for the BIG even if it's not us. See, that's the difference between us and them. We're humble, we have character, and we;re loyal. But well take you to the shed if we get a chance. But, no sour grapes.

Some of our co-leaguers - well they have some growing up to do.

Comment 13 Jan 2015

For the all the holding they did, the least they could have done was to allow us that TD.

I will be honest - I work with an abundance of Oregon fans. I had to listen to their hyperbole and 'duck tape' all over the office. Monikers like, "We're glad Ohio State beat Alabama.'

It was sweet walking into work today.

The real crazy thing. After all of this, Michigan STILL stinks.