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Member since 28 July 2011 | Blog


  • SPORTS MOMENT: 2002 Fiesta Bowl; 2006 Victory of TSUN; My blocked punt returned for a TD against Midview JV in 1987
  • NFL TEAM: Cleveland Browns
  • NHL TEAM: Columbus Blue Jackets
  • NBA TEAM: Cleveland Cavs
  • MLB TEAM: Cleveland Indians

Recent Activity

Comment 19 Oct 2016

I don't get the hate, personally. They're fans... if they get attention because of their appearance and make money off of that, who cares. I am not paying for their pictures or autographs, so it doesn't bother me. They obviously pay for their seats, and if the camera men put them on TV, good for them.

I have heard people say that these celebrity fans are not nice in person. I saw Buck I Guy in New Orleans before the Sugar Bowl with LSU. I yelled from the car "Go Bucks" and he waved. I don't really need any more interaction with him. I assume they have a lot of people come up to them and start talking, trying to take pictures with them, and that probably gets annoying. If they are less than civil, its probably understandable.  

Comment 28 Sep 2016

Chris Ash was a big part of the defensive reformation over the last couple of years and he is probably, and understandably, proud to have been a part of it. Malik Hooker might be my favorite Buckeye defensive player to watch since Antoine Winfield. His instincts and point of attack speed is awesome. Lattimore has been fun to watch as well. Not pointing those two out as being better than the others, because they're have been many other standouts, but I was really pulling for these two (and Erick Smith) to have big seasons. I played defensive back in high school and that is the position I probably watch most critically. 

Comment 27 Sep 2016

I love this kid and will always wish him well. Classy young man. It is a shame that the pieces don't fit, but I think he is making the right decision. As long as it isn't in that sewer up north, I hope he succeeds where ever he lands. He will be a Buckeye to me. Happy travels Danny!

Comment 14 Sep 2016

Amen!!! Never understand people that aren't interested in a thread not moving to the next one. Out of 40 threads on the active forums page, I am probably interested in 10. I have no inclination to open the other 30 and tell the OP or Mods I am not interested in the thread. It is silly and childish.

Comment 14 Sep 2016

There's no doubt Hooker (or Lattimore) can do it, but I agree with everybody else that this is what you do when you have no equivalent talent on the other side of the ball. As talented as Hooker is, he isn't blowing away Samuel, Dixon, Wilson, McClaurin, Hill, McCall, and that is just to name a few. There are just so many explosive guys on offense, why risk losing the country's top safety to a possible fluke injury. Unnecessary risk. I would rather see them let Hooker catch an errant toss from the old gunslinger Mayfield because I think there are going to be more than a couple of those.

Comment 14 Sep 2016

I am trying not to be overconfident, and I respect Mayfield, but I don't think he is going to be the biggest factor in the game. I think Deshone Kizer is much better and the Buckeyes kept him contained even after losing Bosa. It really comes down to whether the offense can get in a rhythm. Is going to be the offense that ran through the Irish last year or blew a tire against the Spartans. 

Comment 13 Sep 2016

The most important matchup to me is that OK offensive line vs the Buckeyes D-Line. I think not only Hill but Landers and the ends have to be so disruptive that the Sooners get no push. I think Larry Johnson is going to keep the D line fresh and playing aggressively. If they can force Mayfield into a lot of throwing situations, I like the Buckeyes chances. If the Buckeyes defense is on its heels, it is going to be tough. 

Even as favorites, this is a statement game for the Buckeyes. Offensively, they really need to play with an edge, pants on fire. I am praying for good weather. The Sooners are talented by fragile - if they start to get pushed around, they tend to collapse. I hope that is the case Saturday. Can't wait.

Comment 12 Sep 2016

Stoops is a good coach and there is a lot of talent on the Oklahoma team, but I think the Buckeyes are going to be up to the task. One note, and I am not one who gets into the hidden meaning of terms, but JT is a great athlete playing QB is a sideways compliment, at best. That is how people usually say that the guy is not a real QB. If I am Tim Beck, I am reviewing this comment with JT before film study and practice this week. "Hey great athlete playing QB"... that sort of thing. I hope JT throws for 300 yards and 5 TDs. Go Bucks!!!

Comment 01 Sep 2016

I hope JT really gets to drive - especially early in the season. Give him the big picture and some recommended plays, and let him call the plays himself. Can you imagine how fast the offense can go if he can call three or four plays consecutively, looking back when there is a change in situation or a critical down? JT is smart enough to take this offense to new levels!

Comment 31 Aug 2016

It is that time of year when I get very excited about a few players, boldly predict they will have breakout seasons, and watch them get hurt or suspended, or fizzle out. I know it is all my doing. This year, I boldly predict Jabril Peppers will be a Heisman candidate!!! Take that, Jinx Gods!!! 

Comment 19 Aug 2016

I always felt like he could have a career like De'Anthony Thomas at Oregon. A threat every time he touches the ball making people hold their breath a little. You obviously can't do that hurt, but it would be a very nice surprise if he came out and just blew up in the first couple of games. I am definitely pulling for him. 

Comment 02 May 2016

It has already been said but bares repeating - Jalin knows his situation best and chose to take a chance. I think he was done with college football and there is a very good chance that with lingering doubts, his stock drops completely to a point where he doesn't even have a chance as a UDFA. I just wish him well. He made some great plays with the Buckeyes and if the NFL doesn't pan out, at least he gave it a shot. A guy with his skill set could dominate in Canada (Tracy Ham and Doug Flutie are still a couple of the greatest QBs ever, who knows what could happen there.) Best of luck Jalin.

Comment 28 Apr 2016

It is very cool looking at this list. Thanks for posting this. I am a sentimental guy and would love to see Dunn break out this year, but Weber looked really good in that Spring Game. I am buying the hype. Either way, with JT back and looking to play very confident and fast, I think one or two RBs might have great seasons. 

Comment 18 Apr 2016

I love Collier's attitude and work ethic, but Burrow seems to be physically more suited for this offense. Still, three great people playing QB for the Buckeyes, and Haskins will be learning in a great environment. Very excited about this position. Go Buckeyes.

Comment 08 Feb 2016

I hope we can all be patient with the DBs this year, because there will be breakdowns on that side of the ball. Probably early and often. I hope that by the end of the year, these incredibly talented guys have enough healthy bodies to peak going into November. 

I am really pulling for Wilson and Dunn... I love seeing guys who have not lived up to their hype finish with strong senior years. That has to be a positive for other players who don't make an immediate splash. I am excited for Spring Ball to start.