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Ohio (via Columbus, OH)

Member since 13 August 2014 | Blog

I'm Bran – Travel writer. Photographer. Life-long OSU fan – alumni 2006.


  • SPORTS MOMENT: OT in the Championship, January 2003. Update: AND the Wisconsin beatdown 2014!
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER: All who play with heart.

Recent Activity

Comment 12 Aug 2015

Yeah, I was a bit peeved... I logged onto Nike's site 10 minutes after 10am, and it had me 'wait in line' for 40+ minutes until it told me they were all sold out. That's shit. HATE IT!

Comment 20 Jul 2015

...AND this is the difference in what a truly great coach is made of. This shows the contrast between Meyer and Saban - which proves UFM is the rightful holder of the title, 'the Best Damn Coach in All of College Football.'

Comment 22 Jan 2015

I would love to see this happen, however, I don't know if the risk of injuries would become a major issue or not. Considering that you normally 'shouldn't' be able to touch the QB, and overall, would expect each player to play a bit softer to avoid this unfortunate occurrence, would it be worth watching?

Imagine two Power 5 teams meeting in a spring scrimmage... The fans would want a competitive battle, one that you can brag about and perhaps take something from, but that wouldn't be possible when each team is set to standards, special rules, and restrictions.

On the other side, if it's a Power 5 against a lesser FBS/FCS team, then what's the point then? Another showing of cupcake dominance? Meh.

But what if the game became competitive, as most would expect to see, and perhaps, it got out of hand, which is what I could see happening between two major programs.

It would be fun, and it would momentarily sate my appetite for football during the off season, but overall, I don't see it working out.

Comment 20 Jan 2015

Appreciate it man. Keep the updates coming, if you would be so kind. :)

We owe a lot of praise, respect, and well wishes to Herman.

Comment 18 Jan 2015

P.S.  I'm an ex-theater geek, and so, to some, the usage of the phrase, break a leg, may come off a bit wrong, I suppose.

Comment 18 Jan 2015

Hahaha. Apparently, no one gets the joke.

First, I'm over him being head over cleats in love and then a bit of wooing gets him all flustered. He fell in love with OSU for the feeling of family, and how he will be able I develop nicely as a QB — when in reality, he would probably have a more successful college and pro career as a HB/WR.

Second, the joke was meant to sound like the countless individuals who troll athletes on Twitter (and there is a fair share of that on this site too), instantly freaking out and are no longer supporting the kids. That, however, did not come across that way it seems. So, I'll take a sip of my brew for each DV, because... Why not.

Third, just because I am indeed over any word of him until his LOI is in does not mean that I can not jest.

Comment 16 Jan 2015

Definitely this. Right now, it would be more appropriate to look at Nixon's potential being compared to Marshall, if anything.

Comment 16 Jan 2015

He's simply quick and accurate, usually on short, quick, and well-designed plays. Allowing his playmakers to eat up most of the yards, which made him look better than his rep attests to.

Comment 15 Jan 2015

They have to earn the next championship first. Always the other arm...