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Comment 06 May 2015

There is definitely something else going on.  Birm sort-of alluded to it in an earlier post stating, "Sometimes it's just not a good fit"...  I heard somebody else mention that he could have majored in mechanical engineering and then went on to graduate school to enhance his preferred field of study at TOSU.  I do find it hard to believe that TOSU couldn't have gotten close to what he was looking to gain as a student athlete.  I think something else is in play here; I don't need to know what that is and I wish the kid luck but a class is NEVER defined solely by the recruitment of one individual, and certainly NOT at TOSU.  Never has been and never will be.

Go Bucks!

Comment 05 May 2015

Was that B Miller going against Zeke?? If so, that was truly a good battle... Could see competiveness BIG time in that one...

Comment 01 May 2015

FRANK FRICKIN CLARK AHEAD of Michael Bennett!!??? WOW!!!!

Comment 22 Apr 2015

I agree but I can tell you when I first saw that he did that, I thought to myself, "He's gonna wish he hadn't done that."  

I happened to be traveling this week for work and I was in Longmont, Colorado and that image of him doing that was all over the local 10 o'clock news.  The entire channel six news team was berating Bennett talking about how disrespectful it was. Knowing what kind of kid he is, I felt really bad for what I knew was going to be coming his way. Chalk it up to a lesson learned. I love Bennett and know he meant no disrespect but if I'm being 100% truthful about the situation, he shouldn't have done it. He apologized tho, like I knew he would. Time to move on. After all, it's not like he murdered somebody. 

GO BUCKS!!

Comment 18 Apr 2015

All I have to say is the ones that are continuing to say this do not know this kid!  He is 100% Buckeye and always has been. The kid never even took a visit elsewhere during his recruitment. (Not my words, Dee Miller's). He.Isnt.Going.Anywhere... 

Comment 04 Mar 2015

Am I the only one that has noticed that these three pictures seem to have been taken from the same room; 2 of them for sure?  Were these 3 separate visits or did they visit together?  I dunno, just seems a little bizarre...

Comment 10 Feb 2015

I certainly do not but to be fair, I absolutely believe that Harbaugh told Weber that he was the only RB being recruited which we now know to be false and I absolutely believe that Wilcher orchestrated a secret visit to ichigan with zero knowledge of that being passed onto the staff at TOSU.  Did they break any laws?  Not in the least.  Is it underhanded and something that won't be forgotten if your the TOSU staff?  Probably so.  My point is simply, NO university ought to be "throwing shade" on the practices of a rival University, especially in a public forum, (Like over the radio) unless your "house" is completely in order.  Does anybody, including you Sir, believe that both schools hover above the line 100% of the time with regards to recruiting?  I know I don't.  And if you believe what I say to be true, then you must agree that Wilcher's actions were unwarranted at best, and just plain whining otherwise, IMO.

Comment 10 Feb 2015

Your point is well taken and I sincerely respect your point of view.  If I am being 100% honest, I am not too sure that Ted Ginn Sr. really "wants" the Glenville kids attending ichigan but I guess the difference for me is that I can't imagine Ginn Sr. going onto the radio and creating such a spectacle after one of his kids committed to the wolverines.  Whether it was a knee jerk reaction on Wilcher's part (we are all human) or actually a well conceived plan, the point is, it didn't go over well for many and appeared, IMO, that he was whining.  I have no way of proving any of this but I sincerely believe he thought he had Weber on the "spatula" and when it didn't come to fruition, he was quite pissed and he certainly couldn't take it out on the player, right?!! I will readily admit my knowledge of Wilcher is pedestrian at best, as I didn't even know his name before the Weber saga took off but I honestly do think he probably felt as if he let Harbaugh down when the kid selected TOSU and he had to find some way to deal with it.  It would be interesting to know if Wilcher wishes he would've handled things a little differently today now that the dust has settled a bit. 

Anyhow, +1 to you for your continued alternative viewpoint and how you represent yourself on this site.  Spirited debate is always a good thing when the active parties are respected.  It can't be easy at times I know! LOL

Comment 10 Feb 2015

Respectfully MMan, the only thing I would argue is that while Wilcher has acted in the best interests of his players with regards to TOSU in the past, and feel free to correct me if I am wrong, but this is the first BIG TIME recruit since his buddy and former team mate has the been the head man at ichigan.  That is why it doesn't pass the smell test for me.  While I don't believe he was being 100% disingenuous and self-serving, I do believe that Harbaugh's presence did play a significant role in Wilcher's rant across the radio airwaves covering Detroit the other day.  It was poorly executed to be kind, and in my opinion, when he was spouting off comments about keeping TOSU out of Cass Tech (paraphrasing), he'd better remember that Urban has a little bit of influence in the state of Ohio as well.  That's a double edged sword Wilcher is slingin there.

I for one, am glad that the voice of reason has seemingly won out here and we have returned to a modicum of normalcy regarding recruiting against ichigan but something tells me this won't be the last nasty recruiting battle we will see over the next few years.  Like Terrell Owens says, "Get your popcorn ready"...

Go BUCKS!

Comment 04 Feb 2015

You know, for how tough this is, IF Weber really wanted it to be over, it could have been already.  No drama, just get that letter in.  I thought that's what was going to happen but thus far, no dice.  This makes me feel like there actually is a chance he doesn't sign with us today.

As far as Gibson goes, he took the OSU commit out of his bio...Going to an awful lot of trouble to troll the fans if he isn't planning on flipping somewhere.  Hate to sound like a "Negative Nellie" but man, this stuff is gut wrenching!! LOL

Comment 03 Feb 2015

Birm. I've followed you long enough to know that if you think Alabi's on his way out, then you must have thoughts on why or more pointedly, you absolutely know why. Lol. Is this one of those, "I will talk more about it later" type of things?  Totally respect you if you just simply say, "I can't say anything" but by the same token, I felt compelled to inquire. 

Comment 03 Feb 2015

Fwiw, his last follow is Art Kehoe, OL Coach for the U...

Comment 28 Jan 2015

I respectfully disagree. Birm has said on a couple of occasions that TOSU would love to hold onto Davis but that the ship has sailed barring something miraculous. That tells me it's all on Davis and his family as to the sudden change of heart. Just awfully bizarre that it came this late in the game.