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Comment 24 Feb 2017

The only "What could have been?" that would help this team enough is if D-Russ was still here for his junior season

Comment 13 Feb 2017

Sucks for Dontre, I was really hoping he would somehow get an invite. Even though I don't think he would post great numbers, just getting his name out there is what he needs. Maybe he can get a practice squad offer and continue to progress his way up.

Comment 23 Jan 2017

That is sort of a mute point because Baugh has only played in 3 games before 2016 and his year was statistically pretty similar to Heurman's junior year. All I'm saying is that I think in the right offense, he has the potential to be a very reliable option

Comment 23 Jan 2017

I guess it just depends on your definition of panning out. He has certainly not lit the world on fire, but he is the starting TE for Ohio State and he has not made many negative plays that I can recall. I think he has the potential to be one of the better tight ends that we have seen in awhile, and the last two are both playing in the NFL.

Comment 23 Jan 2017

Mike Mitchell was a good one, but it was amazing how many recruits in that class ended up panning out (Vonn Bell, Jalin Marshall, Joey Bosa, Eli Apple, Zeke, Dontre Wilson, Marcus Baugh, JT Barrett, Gareon Conley, Tyquan Lewis, Chris Worley, Billy Price, Darron Lee). So its only right that ONE of them was a bust

Comment 17 Jan 2017
It's a scary sight as an OL when you see the starters rotating out and then see Bosa/Holmes coming in. I think Holmes had a very underrated year due to having so much talent at this position but he was constantly making big plays and he will be in the NFL making plays soon
Comment 17 Jan 2017

I'd be lying if I said I wasn't worried about the secondary next year. It seems like there has been a pattern of our #1 CB leaving early and then having our #2 guy step up the next year. Roby - Grant, Grant - Apple, Apple - Conley, Conley - Ward??? Somebody will step up but I won't be surprised to see a pretty big drop off from what we've been used to the last 3-4 years 

Comment 09 Jan 2017

I wouldn't really call it good news, but I understand what you're saying. I would say that is more of a stale offensive coordinator that lacks creativity. The "They know what is coming and they still can't stop it" is cool when it works, but makes you look foolish when you go 3 and out every drive.  Ohio State has the playmakers to run an offense that keeps a good balance and is unpredictable, but I just think we've gotten a little arrogant the last two years

Comment 05 Jan 2017

2018 is setting up be possibly more impactful than 2016 as far as the meaningful starters that will be departing. 2016 we had a lot of important positions coming back but next year we will most likely be losing our QB (Barrett), RB (Weber), WR (Brown), OL (Price, Jones), TE (if Baugh returns), LB (Worley), Safety (Webb), and almost the entire DE rotation (Lewis, Hubbard, Holmes). This also doesn't include if Lattimore and Samuel both returned for 2017 and also there are a few players that could have Malik Hooker type of years and jump ship (Hill, Campbell, Ward, Baker, Pridgeon).

Comment 05 Dec 2016

Next year's team will be even better than this one

I see people keep saying this and I'm not saying you're wrong, but I am curious as to why you think that? We could lose almost 3/4 of our starting defense to the draft (I don't believe Hooker will stay). I think offensively we could be better but we are also likely losing our biggest playmaker in Samuel

Comment 29 Nov 2016

Not to mention, Hooker (Safety) also had more tackles than Peppers (Linebacker). But wait...Hooker (who doesn't play offense) is tied for Peppers in touchdowns (3) with Peppers (who plays offense)

Comment 29 Nov 2016

11W twitter is about to get real hot and spicy tonight...if you're into that sort of thing

Comment 29 Nov 2016

Ohio State could make its own highlight tape of just plays that Peppers wasn't able to make a play. Personal favorites being Zeke's block that sent Peppers into a front flip, JT's 41 yard run where Peppers gets stiff armed and out ran, and Curtis's game winner where Peppers over pursues by 5 yards. What a joke