As soon as I saw the announcement I immediately went to mgo to read the fallout. It was glorious.
I do recall some "better" performances, but then again we expect to dominate the mid/lower tier teams on talent alone. Alabama will be a tougher test than TTUN for Prince and that is a disturbing thought. In the mean time, would it be asking too much to roll the pocket instead of straight drop backs? Help the guy out a bit!
Yes, Decker got abused by Mack, but he seemed to find his footing by the time conference play started, or shortly there after. Prince has been a turnstile from beginning to end and shows little sign of coming into his own. I really feel for him because it can't be fun to be an obvious weak link on such a big stage. I hope this 5 weeks of practice pays off. If not, the next one or two teams we face will continue to exploit him and further monkey up the offense.
I hope we have a ton of bandwagon jumpers. That means we made the tourney!
Antonio is an obvious missing person on this list.
He was bailing out Webb's mistake
Damon Webb II is the best we have? He is involved in every negative pass play. And this isn't a new phenomenon.... he has to improve or good teams will exploit the he'll out of him/us.
PS please don't replace him with Arnette. ;)
Correct. The first 4 games of the season set our expectations to a very high level. It's hard a accept that isn't really who this team is.
Looks like another coaches show with no calls.
Responsible for blocking someone. Or at least providing some small impediment. It is probably more noticeable because of the high expectations and early success Prince seemed to be having.
Please watch his performance again. He was a literal turnstile. I agree he will improve.
Can you name the future first rounder who schooled Prince last week without looking back or using google? I can't. Think his number was 90 but no idea the guy's name. Not blaming yet holding people responsible is a fine line.
One stat from spun:
Ohio State RT Isaiah Prince allowed 14 QB pressures vs Penn State—the highest number we have recorded for an individual single player.
— CFB Film Room (@CFBFilmRoom) October 26, 2016
What ever happened to playing the best player at the position? Are we saying no one on the team could do punt return better than Dontre? I find that very sad if true.
Yes, that is how it seemed to me. Scary if that's true. He will likely be a fine player one day (Taylor Decker started a bit rough too), but poor JT is going to have no time at all until he figures something out.
Sounded like replacing Prince would be on the table for Urban if we had someone capable of doing so.
Would love to see the rest of the grades for the team.
We could have set a trash can where Isiah Prince was lined up and that d end would have gotten around it just as easily. He got beat every single play. There were probably others, but like Urb I will know more when I watch the tape.
Isaiah Prince got beat every single play. He is a sieve.
At game time, it is going to be 42 degrees with 20 MPH winds, gusting to 33. This doesn't bode well for our passing game.
So remember last week when TTUN tried to better the score we put on Rutgers? I bet Urban does and looks to throw it back at them with a huge score against Bucky. Bucks roll today, 42-14.
A bit more effort in the blocking game too while you are at it.
This game felt like most of the 2015 games. Hope it was an anomaly.
Yes, primetime is best, but 330 (230) is still great. Just hard to get rolling that early, both for the teams and our party goers ;)
11AM start for those of us in the the central time zone. Ugh. Lame.