Time for the slobs to put in some work!
Man I am seriously nervous as hell right now. We look
like we are running in the mud
Just like many of you, i really like Dantonio and think he is a hell of a coach. I've often wondered that IF we hadn't been able to get Urban to come here, i wonder if Gene Smith would have given Mark a call to come back to OSU?
Is Barnes the kid that transferred from Louisville? if so, i believe i recall hearing somewhere that he started a few games, so if needed he should have some experience.
Isn't it weird seeing some of the names in this forum and thinking about them leaving for the NFL already? I feel like most of these guys just arrived on campus a few weeks ago, and here they are coming down to the stretch run of their 3rd year here. man i feel old!
I'm not sure offhand if he graduates this spring, but i would like to see Ball end up at a MAC school with an opportunity to play against a Big Ten team or two. I doubt that would be enough to get him drafted, but with a good enough year you never know! With 4 years at OSU under his belt, you know he would be good in the locker room too.
I'm not sure that either were guaranteed top 3, but i remember that both Jake Locker and Matt Barkley were supposedly in the mix for the #1 pick and both decided to come back to college. Barkley really dropped due to that decision too.
I just saw that tidbit on Ball. I know that there were many on this site that wanted to see that young man make it onto the field more, but you have to applaud him for sticking it out as long as he has. Many others would have bolted for another school. I hope that if he does get the chance to play somewhere like an Akron or even a D-2 school, that he can make the most of his opportunity.
I did not see that Reeves was mentioned, but for his sake i hope that he is fully recovered from those concussions. The one he suffered during the B1G championship game last year was really hard to watch.
I've been arguing with my buddies that we've had some questionable play calling all year long because we haven't really needed to open it up aside from the Va Tech game. Now, i have to admit this is mostly me hoping that's the reason, but it does make sense. Why show all of your cards early in the season when you have such a back loaded schedule? I do think that the execution on the plays we call has been less than desirable, so that still worries me a lot. I'm really worried about this week though.
Very true. You almost have to laugh at how bad they are at drafting and developing players. There was a guy on twitter that posted a questions asking if you would trade Joe Thomas for something like the last 10 Browns first round draft picks since they took him. It was pretty sad seeing how badly they've drafted, and that's just the first round.
If i were a betting man i would wager a large amount of my $$$ that it was all a PR move to save his ass and appease the NFL. I don't know if Manziel or the Browns ever confirmed that the rehab was solely for alcohol, but that is purely speculative on my end. I live in NE Ohio and it's gotten to the point that i'm starting to care less about the Browns anymore. This franchise is just awful. i joked to a buddy that they should move to LA and give us a new franchise to start over with.
i agree with everyone on here, just wait for the week of the game and tickets will drop by about 30-35%. I actually have 2 tickets on the east division side in the lower bowl. Just found out that the work training class that i signed up for at the beginning of the year actually falls on the same day as the game. if my sister cannot take the tickets, i'll end up posting them on this site for face value to a fellow Buckeye fan.
Damn that's awesome.
As someone who saw too many disappointing losses to teams that we may have overlooked (illinois, Purdue, Sparty to name a few) and some crippling losses to TTUN, i refuse to look ahead to the playoff until we get past the regular season. This week i worry about Illinois, and only Illinois. No doubt, we have the talent to go all the way again this year and it's going to be a damn fun ride if we do, but i had my heart ripped out enough times in the past that i cannot allow myself to look that far ahead yet.
Now let's go out, step on the neck of Illinois early and get the hell out of there with a W and everyone healthy.
Wow, this is just awful. No child should ever have to deal with anything like this. Stuff like this really puts things into perspective. Personally i do not have children yet, but man if i did i think i would need to hug them a little more that usual tonight. Heartbreaking stuff, but thank you for the info MAV.
I hope this is the week that we absolutely turn up the offense and pile it on Illinois. It would be great to see guys like Clark, Dixon, TMac and #18 (As i started typing this i completely forgot his name). Let them all get a good quater or two out on the field since we are going to need them down the stretch run. I wouldn't even risk Braxton this week, let him get better and rest up for the last 4 games.
As a lifelong fan of the Browns, it has to be #3. The Browns won't cut bait on that experiment until it's way too late.
i didn't realize Burrow was bumped up to a 4 star. I just remember that during his recruitment, some folks considered him a consolation prize to Gibson. I hope he always keeps that chip on his shoulder and works hard to prove some folks wrong.
Absolutely! You know Ferentz would throw all kinds of different wrinkles into the game plan knowing it wouldn't cost them a chance at the playoff.
Oh wow, that's certainly surprising. Good for him though, this just reiterates the fact that a coaches eye is often much more helpful than how many recruiting stars someone has.
A few years ago i remember reading a story about a cop in Florida who pulled someone over one evening and the girl only had something like 2 or 3 drinks over a 3 hours period. He felt she wasn't a threat and let her go, only to have her run a red light and t-bone a car less than 1000 feet away from where he pulled her over. Unfortunately for that officer there were traffic and security cameras that clearly showed him pulling her over and letting her go. That police officer was suspended and i believe he was later fired. Her BAC was under the legal limit, but it still goes to show the dangers of buzzed driving.
Maybe 15 years ago a coop might let you go or even drive you home, but nowadays with everyone so lawsuit happy being a cop is extremely difficult. As much as this sucks to say as a fan of the Buckeyes and JT, the cop absolutely did the right thing.
CKennard22.....I'm very sorry to hear about the bad news, hopefully you are doing a little better today. If you want, contact me through the 11w profile and i can give you our company website address. I don't know if the available jobs are what you want to go into or not, but it never hurts to look. Either way, i wish you the best of luck in the coming weeks.