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Comment 27 Dec 2014

Agree the timing in the article is wrong. Harbaugh has all options and will end up with a lot of money no matter what he does. It's not a matter of money it's more what he wants to do. I am not convinced he wants to coach college. Michigan is not a good situation for success. He may like the challenge but I see him staying in the Bay Area. His family is there and this is a factor. Staying in oakland and beating the 49ers would seem motivation for him more than Michigan. 

Comment 22 Dec 2014

Luke will eschew pants, huh???? C'mon man. 

Comment 17 Dec 2014

What about the 2004 Alamo bowl. Justin Zwick got the start because Troy smith got suspended for dental work. Teddy Ginn also split with justin at QB. Tress beat up Les Miles and OK state 33-7. Talk about backup QB.!,,

Comment 09 Dec 2014

He will stay for now because of the QBs.  There is a relationship and a chance for great success. I think those factors compelled him to stay. Plus the fact that an assistant salary at OSU is not bad and as good as many head coaches.  It would take. Very good opportunity for him to leave in the next 2 years and I don't think he will. 

Comment 07 Dec 2014

You can look at all my comments since September. They all said just to win the Big Ten and were in. All the doubters said we can't get over VT, there's going to be 2 SEC teams, we can't jump from 16, we can't beat MSU, we can't stop Melvin.... And here we are. So I just have to say I told you so and how about those buckeyes!!

Comment 29 Nov 2014

Tom Herman falls in love with the QB run. We don't need it. We have lots of skill players. Why so many QB runs. Can Herman ever learn. We lost to MSU last year because of his predicable QB runs. Herman's calls to run JT and put him in these situation are a big factor in this injury. 

Comment 21 Nov 2014

Just win the BIG is really all that matters. It's doesn't really matter who we play in the championship or how ranked they are.  In the end I have been saying since September, winning the conference is all that matters. If Florida state doesn't lose to Florida ( they probably will) or Oregon  doesn't loose in the P 12 or Missouri does not upset bama we will get in over the B 12 teams because the don't have a championship.  My predication is we will not only get in but be a 2 or 3 seed. I hope we can just skip all the fairy telling with the who's in BS. It is the conference winners.  Do you get it yet? Even Missouri will get in if they pull off the huge upset. Think about that.  They were not even ranked until this week.  

Comment 20 Nov 2014

Not perception as much as reality. The fairy tale of the rankings are closing. There is no reason to have rankings especially the week to week who is in. The reality is the conference winners are likely in the playoffs. Even 11W stated this year the playoff were created to have 2 Sec teams. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Now we are close and it is clear ohio sate is the favorite for the big ten and that is why they are moving up. One conference winner will not make the playoffs and that will depend on games in the last 2 weeks. Everyone listened to the media about how we couldn't get over VT or how could we jump from 16. I said from Sep all you have do is win the conference. Do you get it yet??

Comment 11 Nov 2014

Missouri is leading the SEC east and has 3 winnable games left. Let's say they win out and pull an upset in the conference championship.  That means the SEC champ who is not even ranked now lost to the last place BIG team. So much can happen. 

Comment 08 Nov 2014

The coach with the most accomplishments in college football in this game is by far Urban. Is someone forgetting this?  Boleman is a reject.  Buckeyes have the best coach and better checkers.  MSU gets one good year and they think they are world beaters. Meet the new boss same as the old boss.  

Comment 05 Nov 2014

Despite these fact about the big ten now, I still say there is a better than chance than most think to get in the playoff. A one loss big ten champ has a great chance. If ( when) there is an upset to Florida state, Notre dame and Oregon the picture changes.  The BIG is a great draw. If there are fewer one loss conference champs than playoff spots in the final analysis, I think the big ten gets in. Not that unlikely. The games that any school can play outside the conference is not that great and set many years in advance. I think the committee understands what the media does not. Outside records are not a good sample.  The ranked teams a school plays is not controlled by the schools  and does not mean everything.  

Comment 27 Oct 2014

There is more as to what happened and I'm counting on 11w to do one of their great film reports. I don't think reporters ask coaches enough about the scheme penn state used.  Urban mentioned the bye week and changes but did not do into any detail.  They forced us out of our game plan.. I think they had a zone coverage that confused  JT and maybe the coaches.  There were no questions about Penn states pass coverage. It is not a top pass defensive so why did we run into the top running defensive? The coverage scheme was not what we expected.  No details and no questions about this? 11w it up to you to let me know!

Comment 16 Oct 2014

Don't yack to much. It's all a fairy tale now. It's just amazing the discussion every October compared to what happens.  The champions will have the biggest impact.  The playoff favors the conference champs. The media doesn't see it yet but it's true. 

Comment 16 Oct 2014

I disagree that the notation of 2 teams for the same conference SEC or any other is favorable for the playoff. I think it is the opposite. It favors conference champs. Media are so entrenched in polls. That's not the selection at all plus as always teams that lose or win in the end of the season have the biggest impact. It's a fairy tale to do weekly predictions. My prediction is all 4 will be conference winners or ND. A second place SEC team has lost. They won't get in unless there total losses are less than the champion of a conference which is unlikely.