Let me start by saying Urban Meyer has forgotten way more about football than I'll ever know and in no way am I a better coach than him. But having said that, how in the world can he watch the film of Saturday's game and say he sees a team that is close to being great??? I watched the game with friends EXTREMELY embarrassed at how bad we are. I wanted to turn on a different game at several points. Indiana was better than us on Saturday and deserved to win. A bad snap is all that saved us. And even that was after Zeke had three incredible runs that you can't rely on in future games. Anybody that watched that game without prejudice would agree that Indiana was the better team, regardless of who won.
Thanks Birm! Let's hope the next Hurry Up greets us after a dominating victory over Western Michigan
The only one we might lose after this year is Bell. And I still think that won't happen unless he has an All American season and is a guaranteed first rounder
He already announced he's going to Ohio U. Or at least his dad announced it
I saw that on Twitter but I can't imagine that is a committable offer. We won't take Ahmir Mitchell or Patrice Rene because of numbers but we will take Cupp because we feel bad he lost his schollie to MSU?? I hope that's not the case
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Smith will take over the starting safety spot from Tyvis Powell at some point this season
I'm guessing the Michigan fan was JPBuck?
Relax on the negativity towards the list. Not to speak for Birm but I'm sure he listed these guys in terms of recruiting impact, not so much the on field productivity. Everyone on this list, even guys that haven't played yet, has been a recruiting win and/or solidified a certain position or location of the country.
Some things went on behind the scenes that most don't know about but Beals was guaranteed the job from the get go
We have 8 experienced guys to play the 5 positions (Apple, Conley, Webb, Lattimore, Burrows, Bell, Powell, and Smith). And that doesn't even include Malik Hooker, who's been on campus for awhile, and the incoming freshman who most reports say are game ready as true freshman. Nothing to worry about at all
I've said this a thousand times already and I'll say it again. The options of schools he can go to are very slim. The rule states a graduate transfer can only head to a school for a grad program that his current place doesn't offer. Ohio State is the largest school in the country and offers graduate degrees in most disciplines. Braxton would have to find a school that offers a degree that Ohio State doesn't offer.
As I said in the forum thread about Ferns, I can say with 99.9999999999% certainty he will either change his major junior year, or quit football. As a former player and current college coach, I know quite a few guys that have tried both and it is next to impossible due to time constraints. He will either miss a ton of labs or a lot of practices/conditioning sessions and that doesn't even take into account his many co ops that are mandatory.
If this truly is about his intended major and Ohio State not having it, I understand his thinking but he needs to ask more in depth questions. Petroleum Engineering is one of those majors that will have many conflicts with football. He needs to find out how many football players have started out majoring in PE and how many actually graduated with that degree. I would be willing to bet the answer to that second question is zero. It's admirable he wants that major, but not realistic due to time constraints. I've had friends try it and it just doesn't work.
I love him off the field so I hope you're right, but I don't even think he'll be the starter by the end of the season. I feel the same towards Tyvis Powell. Both good people and good players, but have more talented guys waiting in the wings
I think we have 11 guys get drafted next year with 6 of those being early entrants.
Bosa (early), Decker, Washington, Thomas (early), Elliot (early), Bell (early), Boren, Jones (early), Miller, Vannett, Cam Johnston (early). Darron Lee may decide to leave early but I don't think he will. Corey Smith may also get drafted if he has a huge season.
I also see 4 seniors signing as non drafted free agents. Those guys being Schutt, Smith, Perry, and Bryce Haynes. That would mean 15-16 guys going to the NFL after next season. But honestly I don't see Schutt or Perry making teams out of training camp.
Good hip hop? That's the biggest oxymoron I've heard in awhile.
If that was the case we would have offered a redshirt year, not a medical hardship
Nothing but a motivation technique coming from Meyer. Didn't commit to anyone, just said who was leading by a slight margin at each position. Let's the guys know where they stand as of right now, and how much harder they need to work over the next 4 months.
Being a former Ohio State athlete and current college coach, I know the procedures and liability issues. IF it is his knee, then the wording was incorrect in the article. As someone stated above, medical hardship means you will never play again at that school. They would not do that for a knee, especially with a talented freshman. They would just redo the surgery themselves and rehab all over again.
Absolutely positively something other than his knee. Most likely his heart or concussion concerns. Doctors or the university would not be liable if he were to re-injure his knee. However, if they let him play with a life threatening condition and something terrible happens, the school and doctors would lose their shirts.
I'm going with 2016 as all 3 starters will be NFL draft picks and future starters in the league.
Lee, McMillan, and Hilliard
OSU beats Alabama in the championship game
Maybe you know more than I don't, but nothing in that article suggests he is a shitbag. I'll be the first to admit I don't follow women's hockey, has other stuff happened?
More title ix crap. I have no idea why any guy would want to coach women