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Oakland Buckeye

Beavercreek (via Portsmouth)

Member since 30 May 2011 | Blog

Born and raised Buckeye fan, Longtime Club Team &VArsity HS Coach - now I just PA games for HS football - love giving back to school & recognizing the kids play on the field.


  • SPORTS MOMENT: Watching Son run in OHSAA States in Jesse Owens Stadium; 2nd son receive 2nd team ALL SW Ohio District QB award
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER: Chris Speilman, Jack Tatum, AJ Hawk, Bosa, Zeke
  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL PLAYER: A Craft, JJ, Diebs, Mike Conley
  • NFL TEAM: Da Raidas, Portsmouth Spartans
  • NBA TEAM: Akron Cavaliers
  • MLB TEAM: Redlegs
  • SOCCER TEAM: United States

Recent Activity

Comment 01 Sep 2016

Sorry Zach - but #'s 1-5 in Ohio in 2018 translate into #'s 60,87,110,128 & 144.

The real thad 5 had 247's nationally ranked numbers      1,3,14,21,& 31. The lowest ranked national recruit is 30 spots higher than highest 2018 target. http://ohiostate.247sports.com/Season/2006-Basketball/Commits

That is not even as good as last years 5 that signed & 4 that left. Also a line of 6'2, 6'4, 2 6'5s & a 6'7  featuring a combo, a SG and 3 small forwards is not a balanced class. It also does not compare to the only Thad 5 of 6'1 pg, 6'4 sg, 6'5 sf, 6'9 PF and 7"0 post. 

Referring to this potential group as the next Thad 5 is crazy!!

Comment 01 Sep 2016

Just bugs me that so many people think Urban's talent/behavorial evaluation during recruiting is so elite when really it's his culture, staff, and developmental abilities that allow these kids to succeed.  Urban has lost many recruiting battles during his time at OSU, and I would definitely put Walker on that list.

UFM created the culture and hired the staff - resources he created and fostered, which is a part of his talent evaluation and overall program genius. His coaches pitch him regularly on guys they like and want to offer - but the buck stops with Urbz. Yes he has lost a few battles here & there as all DI coaches have - but it was reported multiple times that the staff had completely backed off  Walker - he was unimpressive in the US Army game - and frankly pulled RB who had committed to Wisky who they ultimately liked better.