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Comment 22 Jan 2017

My view is that there was good cause for IU to fire Wilson (otherwise he would have fought for the millions left on his contract) AND that he is a great hire as an offensive coordinator. 

If I were an AD at any level I would not hire him as a head coach, but I would hire his an an offensive coordinator. Offensive coordinators do not have authority over any of the things that got Wilson fired at IU. 

I have confidence in the OSU strength staff. They have a stable leader with a history of developing players and no issues around putting injured players back out on the playing field. 

Comment 16 Jan 2017

I think the main reason the semi final game ratings were up this year vs. last (both on NYE) was because at least the games were played earlier this year - less competition with NYE parties. 

Comment 08 Jan 2017

Agree, but even more important than improving one's draft status is improving one's game so you can actually stay in the league. Jalin would have gotten more experience playing at OSU this past year than his 150 yards for the Jets. That may have translated to staying in the NFL longer or even getting to that second contract. 

Comment 08 Jan 2017

This is not an accurate characterization. The NFL is conservative with it's draft projections. They don't benefit from players leaving too soon; in fact the NFL is better off if college football is a farm league with the fruit not being picked before it's ready. 

Comment 03 Jan 2017

I've been thinking about the timing of the Beck departure and possible other offensive staff changes. I think it happens sooner rather than later, definitely before signing day if it happens. My guess is it happens sometime before the dead period ends which means in the next 7 days. 

Comment 03 Jan 2017

I partially agree. The offensive problem is the OL, the WRs, JT, AND Beck. Ever hear of a slant pattern? Beck hasn't. Doesn't take a canon arm to throw one. We have no quick developing passes in the playbook. Washington State, Cal, Texas Tech, etc find ways to pass without good OLs. They have schemes that allow for quick developing pass plays.

Comment 31 Dec 2016

I really don't think JT nor the play calling was the main issue. Our issue was bad high school scouting/recruiting at the OL and WR positions. Can't say it's lack of development when we've multiple draft picks at both of those positions the last few years. Nonetheless, the crop of OL & WR we brought in in 2015 and 2014 have not produced with the exception of Jamarco. 

Comment 29 Dec 2016

They were the best conference of the BCS era adn they proved it every bowl season. It's wasn't a delusional media hype, every computer ranking had them by far the best conference, their record against power 5 teams was by far the best.

Having said that, the BCS era is over and the SEC is no longer on top of the mountain. The B1G can cement itself as the best conference of 2016 with a few big wins in the upcoming bowls. 

Comment 29 Dec 2016

Just past halfway through the contest the leaders are: 1) Mat_More 2) Dmoe11 and 3) 2shortstop2

Just like the NCAA BB brackets, these contests keep me interested in some games I otherwise wouldn't care much about. 

I like the scoring system where you rank the games by confidence, but I'd prefer if some of the lower tier games had to have low point values and the NY 6 and playoff games had bonus points. 

Comment 29 Dec 2016

I was that guy who finished the regular season 7-7 and won the league knocking out the #1 seed the first week of the playoff. At least in my case I was the top scoring team in the playoffs both weeks and had made an effort to get defense, kicker, and other players with good week 15/16 match-ups. 

Hope your league has some prize money for first place in the regular season. Our league started that this year and it seems fair to me.