YEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSS. Now that I'm done jumping around, I may or may not burn a couch.
Seriously? What happened to Vaccaro & Byrd?
I'll never understand how that happened either. Vonn Bell is also doing fairly well for a backup safety last time I checked. I think it's just proof that Ohio State can only beat itself in the Meyer era.
Thank you sir.
I came here to point out this exact same thing. It's like comparing Michael Jordan to Larry Bird/Magic Johnson. Michael Jordan was always great, but came to be considered the g.o.a.t after those two had retired & he surpassed their accomplishments. Saban has just been at this a bit longer, but ultimately I think Urban finishes with the better career. The bowl record in my opinion is already tipped in Meyer's favor. And if the 2017 class is any indication, Urban's recruiting is about to hit the next level of legendary. Lets also not forget a saying that's often seen everywhere: don't try to out Bama Bama. Well I'm not saying they run the same offense at all, but they took notes from us. They've switched their approach to recruiting dual threat QB's, and they run more option plays these days. Some might say they're trying to out Ohio State Ohio State on offense while still running that classic Bama defense. It's only a matter of time..
This guy is basically me as a Browns fan, except I don't have time to watch them get their asses kicked every Sunday. I'm only watching today because I liked Cody Kessler at USC & I want to see if he flashes some NFL potential.
I guess for me it could be ruthlessly harassing my Oklahoma friends with OU crying Jordan memes the entire weekend. That's it for sports related trolling.
I like the GIF of the OU horse holding a gun to its head on the thread about nobody caring anymore. lol. Wish I knew how to post it.
I think you might be right. If Texas beats OU, Charlie Strong might have that job locked down for another year or two. A big requirement for coaching at Oklahoma is being able to recruit Texas, and he's as good as anyone there. If Houston wins out and fails to make the playoff, this might be the way things go down.
I didn't see your prediction. You can take the street cred today.
35-24 Ohio State
Speed & tempo is how you mitigate it. I wanna see Charles Walker throw up on the field. #NoMercy
From what I watched, Oklahoma has size on defense, but they struggled with tempo against Houston. I think this should bode well for us. I also think we'll be able to run the ball better than UH. Houston's running back Duke Catalon looked ok against the OU defense to me. But I think Mike Weber accelerates to top speed much quicker & hits the hole much faster than Catalon despite his top end speed being only slightly better. I actually didn't think Houston had great team speed. At some spots they're solid, & at others they're only just functional speed wise. I think our offensive attack should fare better overall against OU despite popular opinion saying we could struggle.
To me, our defense is what will make or break this game. I've told my OU friends that their offense is solid, but struggles against a physical, attacking defense. It's why they were destroyed by Clemson two years in a row, and also why Houston was able to slow them down despite having a somewhat undersized defense. I remember one play specifically where Mayfield attempted to scramble up the middle & got lit up by one of Houston's LB's. I trust our DB's to hold their own against Westbrook & Lewis, and so long as Mayfield can't consistently find Mark Andrews, we should be able to send the house at them & shut them down the same way. My only concern is if Tyquan, Hubbard & Holmes can bring to the edge of our D-line what Ed Oliver brought to the middle of Houston's. If we can shut down the edges, maybe their running game will become predictable no matter how adept they are at running it up the middle.
Sup, village bum here. Just fixing rosters on NCAA 14 & eating Taco Bell in the swimming pool. #SwagLife till Saturday.