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  • SPORTS MOMENT: Ohio State National Championship game in 2002. Beating down thugs is always fun.
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER: Antione Winfeild
  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL PLAYER: Jim Jackson
  • MLB TEAM: Cincinnati Reds

Recent Activity

Comment 13 hours ago

I would love to see NU do this and let it be on a trial basis so every other school AND players can watch.  If you want to unionize because of the "job", then you better be ready to deal with real life.  You can't have your cake and eat it too.  This is a good post.

Comment 22 hours ago

Tressel spoke the truth after that USC game.  They brought the pressure and got TP so flustered that they brought a corner blitz and left a WR completely open 4 TIMES on the last drive because they knew he was not going to find the open WR.  I have never seen that in a collegiate football game.  Maybe once, but not 4 times in a row.  I was screaming at the TV. 

Comment 22 hours ago

After watching Percy in the SB, we need to stop making unfair comparisons to him.  That guy is a beast and super smooth on the field.  Let's allow Dontre and Curtis develop into the player that best fits their skill set, whatever that may be.

Comment 22 hours ago

Like many have stated on here, Wilson was burdened with enormous expectations; which led many to believe he was going to have at least a Ted Ginn Jr. impact his freshman year.  The year he had was pretty good, but to many he failed to live up to their own expectations of him.  I admit that I bought way too much into the Wilson hype.  I wonder how people would view his season if he came in as a 3 star afterthought.

Comment 22 hours ago

I like Meyers honesty when he is speaking to the press, much of it is done to motivate.  I never had a problem with Tressel's coach speak and I'll tell you why.  We had a very successful high school program and my coach told us one time that there are many instances where things stay in the locker room.  Everybody outside the program doesn't need to know every little tidbit about our team.  Obviously OSU and high school football are two different animals, but IMO the same principle applies.  Tressel is a very honest man who chose not to be so blunt during interviews.  I respect him for that and prefer that method.

It made for some really good humor when people would try to interpret what Tressel was saying in his interviews.  I know the OP was kidding (I think), but Tressel never said OSU was fortunate to lose some big games in that speech.  

Comment 16 Apr 2014
You are probably right. It works most of the time and I like the strategy, but I sure miss Nugent kicking them out of the end zone against the U in 02. Don't even give em a chance.
Comment 16 Apr 2014
I wonder how nugent would have done if he didn't rotate every other kick with that other guy. He said later it messed with his head severely.
Comment 15 Apr 2014

Speed on the defensive side of the ball is tricky.  Take Chris Spielman; not the fastest guy around, but he always seemed to end up around the ball making the play.  Then you see another guy who can run a 4.4 40 and he disappears.  It's all about coaching and the player knowing where to be, understanding certain tendencies that each team has, and here's the key to it all: not thinking, just reacting. 

I think we have bought into the hype a little too much, myself included.  Speed isn't necessarily the answer, it's how well you can apply that speed on the field and be productive.

Comment 12 Apr 2014

My thoughts on QB play ( I only got to see 1st half due to son's baseball practice).  Barrett looked a lot more comfortable running the offense.  Yea he was late on some of his throws, but most were accurate while threading the needle.  He also made some good reads on the option.  A couple of times he had tremendous holes while everyone collapsed on the RB.

Let's just be thankful that the circle drill isn't part of the actual game.  That was brutal.

Comment 12 Apr 2014

Hey Gene, keep the tickets at $5 a piece next year and free parking.  That was great for a family on a budget with 4 kids.  We got to sit in the AA and had a great time/seats.

Comment 12 Apr 2014

Too bad he can't develop them.  But keep up your tremendous support of Choke, because I want him around longer than we got to beat on RichRod.  I miss the days of The Game being over in the 1st quarter.

Comment 12 Apr 2014

Doran won the final but that student got ripped off in the 1st race.  My 6 year old son could tell he won it.  And did Anthony Schlegal work for the WWE for a while?

Comment 12 Apr 2014

"I am a UM fan and I honestly don't know what all the hype is about spring football, I would never waste my time going to a professional or collegiate spring practice, let alone spend money to go."

This is your typical TTUN fan right here ladies and gentleman.

Comment 11 Apr 2014

I am absolutely thrilled that Meyer is our coach, but I am still waiting on a defense that is "ruthless, crushing spirits and hope, and a bunch of killers".  So far, I'll take Tressel's defenses over Meyers OSU defenses any day of the week and twice on Sunday.  Hopefully that changes this year with marked improvement.

I would rather have that Arkansas Sugar Bowl score than what we did against Clemson in the Orange Bowl this past year.

Comment 11 Apr 2014

Are you sure it's 6 and under or under 6 because my youngest is a 6 year old and I'm buying tickets later tonight at Kroger.

Comment 11 Apr 2014

Thankful they're moving in the right direction with the prices; hopefully this is not a one year thing.  It sure would be nice if we could get them back down to free like way back in the day (though this will never happen.)

Comment 11 Apr 2014

I don't care if Meyer wants it as a recruiting tool or not (big attendance numbers); I can now take all of my kids and experience the shoe for under $25.  It'll be a great experience for their first time in the shoe.  Can't wait.