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  • SPORTS MOMENT: Zeke's 85 yard TD to beat Alabama in the 2014 Sugar Bowl
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Comment 26 May 2015

I don't think this article was about on-field performance.  It was more about the impact of ranked recruits and top recruiting classes and their affect on overall recruiting..  As you stated... Darren Lee was a three star.  He was also all-Buckeye from the git go.  Not much drama or overall affect on the recruiting class in general.  Everyone knew he was all-Buckeye.

The rest of the story on DLee is like a ton of icing on one hell of a big cake. 

Comment 26 May 2015

Spence was a great recruitment... gave Urbs some national momentum and along with Diesel, doused a lot of concern for that particular class.  Got the ball rolling for us big time.  The Ohio State University was back in the game.  This article was more about recruiting momentum than it was about gridiron performance, at least that was my take.  Which is why Spence should be on this list.  Lee is a beast on the feild... love the kid.  So are Boren and Dolodale for that matter.  But in all reality, they were afterthoughts in their respective classes.  Funny how things work out.

Comment 23 May 2015

It doesn't help when your running back has only one hand... truly amazing that Zeke had so few fumbles considering.  There were a lot of times I thought we should have fumbled but didn't.  That blindside sack on Cardale in the Sugar Bowl... there was also a hit on Jalin early on in that game where the bama d-back put his hat on the ball running at full speed... Jalin held on.

You're gonna get stats like this with a young team.  It's how they bounce back that's important.

Comment 22 May 2015

What is wrong with her nose?

She has a nose?

Comment 22 May 2015

The guy that invented the 6-pack ring is wealthy as hell... and yes it was patented.  

A 1 oz hunk of plastic made the guy billions.

Comment 22 May 2015

But to think that your town is the only place being ravaged by heroin is the height of ignorance

Agreed Funzone.  The height of ignorance could also be described as making a conscious decision to use that shit.... and then making out like you're a victim.  It sounds cruel... but decisions have consequences.  Especially bad decisions.  

Comment 22 May 2015

I tell ya what... Zeke is more intimidating on twitter than he is on the football field.  I mean think about it.  Those poor ducks he bulldozed in the NC game have healed up by now.  

But those twitter hits gonna hurt forever.

Comment 21 May 2015

Corey's special teams play in the Sugar Bowl and his all around willingness to support the team earned him #1 consideration for the 2015 starting spot as far as I'm concerned.

http://www.elevenwarriors.com/ohio-state-football/2014/11/44959/videos-corey-smith-almost-decapitates-a-michigan-player-with-a-block

And we all know this was a great play (and bullshit call):

Comment 21 May 2015

We made tons of mistakes in both the Sugar and the NC.  That we overcame them like we did just shows how much better this team really was.  That bama game shouldn't have been nearly as close as it was.  I'll give them credit for stopping us twice inside the 5, but those two turnovers, coupled with Tyvis' brain fart in the fourth quarter led to 21 easy points.  Not to mention the four (4!) turnovers in the NC.  To win that game so handily... shows just how much better this team was than those poor Ducks.  Honestly that game should have been like the B1G Championship... a blowout from the start.

Comment 20 May 2015

I'd like to see a gif of Zeke's first run after the fumble in the Sugar Bowl.  Talk about a determined young man, bent on redeeming himself.  He took the run to the left, keeping the ball in his right hand... put his shoulder down, busted through the first line of tacklers and then rumbled for a first down, knocking those big ass bama linebackers on their asses.  It was pure toughness and determination.  Set the tone for the rest of the game.

Comment 17 May 2015

Spot on KevinJ.

So they dropped Walker's ranking?

Weren't these the same organizations who had Darron Lee, Jacoby Boren, Cardale Jones and Mike Thomas pegged as 3 stars?

And that's just two seasons' worth.  I could go back further... Troy Smith, AJ Hawk and Santonio Holmes.  

Ultimately, these guys don't know jack.  They are correct some of the time but it would be interesting to do a study on how accurate those rankings have been over say, the last ten years.  I bet they get it right about 50% of the time, where a five star comes in and contributes immediately... like with Vonn Bell.  Heck Bosa wasn't even a five star in several of the ranking organizations.

I'll trust coaches like Urban Meyer, Larry Johnson and Luke Fickell.  Luke saw amazing potential in a 3-star QB from New Albany and insisted Urban give the kid an offer.  He did.  The rest is history.

Go get 'em Mr Walker.  You got nobody to prove anything to but yourself.