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Comment 11 Dec 2014

The hairy rats up north are waiting for one of the harbaughs.

Actually.. that would instantly reignite this rivalry - and though I like counting on a victory over them - part of me would like to see this rivalry back on top of the national heap - and that only happens if it is both teams are relevant on a national scope.

I hate to admit this -  but I heard more about the egg bowl and iron bowl the last couple of years than I can ever recall in my lifetime.

ESPN really is the devil.

Comment 03 Dec 2014

I don't obviously know the by laws - but someone can't point out a potential high school recruit to be contacted by the staff?

Comment 03 Nov 2014

Don't shoot the messenger - but they already dropped him a star...classic.

from scout: Torrance Gibson - Though he's not slotted as a quarterback, Gibson was dropped from the five-star range based on a number of factors. At the quarterback position, we haven't seen him develop as a passer the way we had hoped a five-star would. When you consider him strictly as an athlete, he's had the opportunity to separate at a few settings in the summer and he hasn't differentiated at either wide receiver or safety. We still think he's one of the best prospects in the nation and a Top100 level talent but he's moved down into the middle of the Top100 rather than the five-star range.

Comment 24 Oct 2014

Love where this offense is headed.  Respect the job Urb and Herman have done with quickly helping a young man step up at QB.  I honestly thought Tress and the Walrus or whoever else tried to coordinate the O - were slow to develop QB's.  This kid is a having a Troy smith Senior type yr. as basically a freshman redshirt or no redhsirt - in his first few games he is performing at a very high level.

The white shirted lunatics from PA will try to rattle him - but after a 17-0 1stQ - they will be back in their dorms drinking Yuengling or Schmidt's or whatever they can find.

Comment 17 Oct 2014

I know it has been discussed before - but what a good situation to have coming into next yr.

Two proven winners at QB - and very solid backups behind them.

I don't look at this as a problem - unless you are an opposing defensive coordinator.

I would just love to see them both on the field (in a package) sometimes if at all possible.

Whoever said - " if you have two QB's than you don't have one" ?  

Gimme two.

Comment 16 Oct 2014

This team might surprise a few people.  I think Russel is going to be fun to watch.

Scott can handle the point and play D (for the luv of god he had Craft in his grill for three years)

Thompson can score and rebound - he is the key - if he gets more consistent - they could be an elite 8 team.

And we have some bigs.

Though can't see anyone being the fav to win it other than Kentucky - just too much talent.

Comment 15 Oct 2014

Kentucky only has enough in their budget to pay their basketball players.

Can't keep up with the rest of the $EC.

Comment 03 Apr 2014

It's so refreshing to actually have this many weapons on offense and coaches that will actually try to use all of them.

Can't wait  - even with the oline losses along with Hyde and Philly  - next yrs. O might even be better because of the potential growth of Braxton and utilization of Dontre.

Defense coordinators will have match up issues all over the field.

Comment 20 Mar 2014

I will say this - we will never see a kid with the - smarts -  heart - unselfishness - and gutsy D all in one combo which is Aaron Craft.

Love that dude and wish him the best.

Going forward...What will will need though - is more SHOOTERS - somebody have Diebler procreate a kid quickly.

Comment 20 Mar 2014

Just an observation.  Stuff like this is awesome.  And detailed. But does any other site breakdown their D or O like 11W does?  Does Goblow..or Tennecheat...or other $EC sites provide this type of detail to fans?  

I'd rather the free world not know specifics about our team and let others do their homework - not provide them a cheat sheet.

I understand each game is situational and all info given is not top secret  -but i can't imagine it not being passed along to some inquiring minds.

I'll stop toking on the paranoia weed - but just an observation and a question.

Comment 24 Feb 2014

Some of the best NFL'ers come in with a chip on their shoulder from being draft shafted - Hope Carlos comes in with one to motivate him if he falls out of the second rd.  RB's are not that highly coveted on draft day in the Not For Long league.

Browns need ya though bro.

Comment 17 Feb 2014

The best pitcher from Northeast OH is going to Louisville.  The top rated pitcher from OH is going to North Carolina.  That's like losing the top two football players players in the state.

Can't keep losing these kids if you want to be a top 20 program.  Maybe Urban should visit baseball prospects as well. 

Comment 04 Feb 2014

This is why I like the black helmet stripe that Meyer makes freshman wear.

They have to earn it to get it off.

It starts everyone  - no matter the stars - in the same place.



Comment 23 Jan 2014

The best thing is we have not only have depth at the RB position - but quality depth.

I think we will see the same at WR as well.  Lots of options for Braxton if the line holds up.


Comment 10 Jan 2014

The new playoff system will make this even more relevant and more pressurized.

Instead of bowl games as a benchmark to having a good program or season - fan bases and AD's will be asking coaches this question:

When was the last time we made the playoffs?

I trust Urb has seen the need for a big time Defensive Coordinator who can also adjust-recruit-and scheme - so we can answer that question simply........every year!