Keep in mind, this is the same coordinator who's D gave up 40+ to Pitt. Unless you're Mark May, you must be down right ignorant to say they're are a good team. Regardless of beating PSU and Clemson...both of those defenses gave up a TON of yards and points. I don't see OSU v Clemson as much of a shoot out as 2013. You can bank on that. OSU's D is better and it will be proven come NYE night.
If Hornybrook sits out this game, then PSU wins in a route. If not, then it will be close. Count on that...sorry Ramzy
No blitzes...hardly at all. I am sure it was by design but why? It's time to bring the Silver Bullets all afternoon!
TX...oh yes, how could anyone forget (no matter what age). The 90s and the Cooper years. Those years did surely sucked. It was much more predictable back then and unfortunate that we as OSU fans could pretty much chalk up our favorite team's season to a lose to TTUN. 2-10-1...it's painful to be reminded about those years.
The winner in the trenches on both sides of the ball wins this game. Bottom line!
Yessir! Agree 100%
This is not a Believeland situation anymore...it's Delusionalland.
If we win out, PSU loses in Indy we might have a shot in that scenario. Sitting at 2 right now looks nice, but I'm afraid we can win out and still drop 3 spots. I'm sure the committee is hoping Washington wins out to make their decision easier, and so they don't leave out the pac12 again.
Not so fast my friend....
I don't see how you perceive any PAC 12 teams as better than OSU, even with a conference championship. Look at where they've had Washington in the top 10 (they were behind a one lose TAMU...). I'd say Clemson is the team to worry about leap frogging OSU "IF" the committee sticks with this conference championship being a substantial component of their litmus test for the CFP. I could be wrong, but here is my prediction for the final four:
1. Alabama-even if they lose to Auburn or in the SEC championship game (which neither will transpire)
2. Clemson-after they beat a sub-par Va Tech team
3. OSU-because their strength of schedule is BETTER than Bama (if they beat lil bro and TTUN)! Yep...I said it. That would make 4 top ten teams OSU has beat, and unlike Bama, those teams they beat continued to win after their lose (OU, WIsky, Neb, and TTUN). And OSU's lose does not look so bad to PSU, now.
Now look at Bama's defeated teams that were ranked at the time...Ole Miss, TAMU, and LSU. ONLY LSU is in the top 15...that is just glaringly obvious to me that OSU has a better and much more tougher strength schedule than any other FBS team besides LSU and Ole miss. Wisky even had a tougher SOS than Bama!
4. Wisky or Washington...if they win out, which looks unlikely after last week. That is why I don't see a PAC 12 team getting in...the committee does not seem fond of the PAC 12...
I was worried about this bad weather aspect.
To the "no excuses" comment, why were the excuses SO prevalent last year after the game at home vs MSU? It's because OSU's offensive equalizer is poor weather. I've said it 100 times as a coach the best equalizer to an all spread RPO offense is bad weather. We shall see if it affects the offense...I tend to think it will, excuses or not.
Personally I am sick of hearing about how PSU is going to win tB1G. I heard it all day yesterday before the CFP show. I have heard it on my way to work this morning regarding PSU winning and OSU not making the championship game. My question is, WHAT ABOUT WISKY? They are better than PSU! What if they win tB1G championship game???? They are ranked higher than PSU and have a better resume than PSU. WTF!? I am sick of watching the CFP show and I will not pay a lick of attention to this until after the championship games. There really is NO reason to because it's all pure speculation until then...
The CFP committee has said that the top 4 teams will make the playoffs (OU had no CCG but still made it to the top 4 last year). There is NO way in HELL they put in an 11-2 (Wisky or Ped State) team in over an 11-1 (OSU) team regardless of the head to head match up. OSU has one of the best strength of schedule of all the teams you will see in the top 4 (even better than Bama, dare I say...).
I see the point of the OP, but this is seriously a done deal. OSU will be #2 and you can't just take them out of the top 4! If they've beat OU at the time #5 now in the top 10, Wisky who was # 8 when they played who is now in the top ten, Nebraska who was #10 (who got smoked like Cheech and Chong above by 59 points), and last but not least, a potential win vs another top ten team in TTUN. I just don't see how the committee leaves us out if OSU takes care of business on 11/26. Insane in the membrane to think any different.
Now, could two B1G teams make the playoff....???? Hmmmm...another thought for another thread I'd say....
I'm just putting in a number, sorry if it's a dupe...
If Ohio State is not ranked 4th in 42 minutes, then this CFP committee is rigged just as bad as the 2016.....__________ (you fill in the blank). That way I don't get one of the 1,000 MODs don't delete my comment for inappropriateness. ;-)
Only thing that I personally care about is the Buckeyes coming out and showing what they are really capable of doing Saturday night. I could care less what uniform they wear. Just win, and win decisively!
+1 for you!
We are all proud of you Lamp and your team!
But Andy Geiger is still a supreme douche...
I’m prouder of our fencing national championship than I am of our football national championship, simply because I think trying very hard and succeeding at being good at as many sports as possible validates the football program.
That's a cool story bro...
I am SO glad this gasbag is no longer affiliated with OSU. He single-handedly ruined Mau Clarett's career early on by being a simple-minded micro-manager (granted Clarrett did not help his own cause much either, but the douche baggery of Geiger helped it along IMHO) . If Andy Geiger allowed Mo to do his thing, I truly believe his career would not have went South so quickly. What a douche bag Geiger is!
Only problem from a defensive scheme standpoint is if Meyer never throws to Bowen, then the opposing D can read run all the way by stacking the line every time #44 is in. I believe to make this switch work properly is to have Bowen be a viable option to throw to. Otherwise this is window dressing and very easy to read...
What is wrong with tB12 conference? Will they never learn????