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Dayton born and raised. Got MS metallurgical engineering from OSU in 1989.


  • SPORTS MOMENT: Keith Byar's second half v. Illinios.
  • MLB TEAM: Reds

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Comment 24 Nov 2015

My favorite player is Braxton Miller.  One of the things I admire most about him is that for the most part he is very quiet.  He let's his play on the field speak for him.  I know we all love our Buckeyes and love to let others know so.  I think many of us can learn a little from Braxton and let the play on field speak for itself.  I think we can be great fans and root for our team without being negative about other teams.  A lot of times, like Mark May, we end up having to eat crow.

Last summer we were all over Brian Kelly when he said he would not trade his QBs for tOSU's QBs.  I don't want his QBs, but his (Kizer and Zaire), while not playing great, have put up better numbers than ours.

ND-Passing: Atm: 312/Comp: 201/Yd: 2790/TD: 22/Int: 9 - Rushing: Atm: 112/Yd: 474/TD: 8

tOSU-Passing: Atm: 278/Comp: 175/Yd: 2128/TD: 17/Int: 8 - Rushing: Atm: 137/Yd: 640/TD: 10

This has been humbling, but humility can be good.

Go Bucks - Beat Xichigan!

Comment 25 Oct 2015

No, O'Leary was hired by ND, but fire before starting because he lied in his resume about have a Master's degree.  Price, former Washington State coach, was hired by Alabama, but was fired a few days later because of strippers. 

Comment 22 Oct 2015

After seeing this I want nothing more than for Iowa to play Alabama in a bowl game.  I can see the press conference after Bama is beaten by Iowa in a bowl game.  Nick Saban:  "How do you expect our NFL rated players to take Iowa seriously?  They did not even know any of their names."

Go Hawkeyes!  (Any team who's name ends in "eyes" can be all that bad!)

Comment 18 Oct 2015

Why would anyone DV this?  I guess a non-traditionalist hates the scarlet!

Comment 18 Oct 2015

Maybe it is the defensive scheme, the rugby tackling style, targeting rule, or just being a step too slow, but I rarely see RM meeting a runner straight on like I am use to with the great Buckeye backers of the past.  The tackling seems to be from the side most of the time and the runner always seems to get a few more yards after contact. 

RM is having a great season.  With the injuries in the LB room I hope he stays healthy.  We need a blowout of Rutgers, so some of the younger guys can get some reps and then on to the bye week to get everyone healthy.    

Comment 14 Oct 2015

Have not read the article, but I thought I would add this.  MIT, arguably the top academic institution in the world, thinks enough of football and its potential to add to the development of its students that it fields a team.  Sure only DIII, but important enough to them to make the investment in their students.  MIT is one of the few schools that still requires its students to be able to swim 100 yards, tread water for 10 minutes, and take physical education classes.  They understand the important role physical activity and development play in intellectual development.  Sure college football may need to be put back in proper perspective at times, but it is more than an acceptable physical activity and team sport which young men should be able to chose to partake in for their physical, social and emotional development.  And what better place for this than on a college campus.     

Comment 13 Sep 2015

I think we should stop using the short week as an excuse.  Meyer said he would not use it as a excuse, we should follow suit.  Virginia Tech, also, had a short week and they played well.  I know they did not have to travel home after the Monday night game, but they had to get their 2nd string QB ready for their game on a short week. 

I felt going into this game it was a potential trap game.  As Cardale said, "we are not as good as we thought we were."  Lots of work needs to be done this week.  NIU has a solid team.  And, as I think this weekend showed, the top tier MAC teams can play with any Power 5 team.  I expect a battle. 

Comment 23 Aug 2015

One question for those who attended other schools.  Do you root for the Bucks over the school you attended?

I am a Wright State grad (BS) and a tOSU grad (MS).  I also attended UD for a year.  Wright State and UD don't have D1 football teams, so football obviously root big time for tOSU.  I do check UD's football score every Sunday morning.  Basketball can be tough.  It was great the year all three made the tourney.  I root for all three.

What I can't stand is bandwagon fans.  When I was at UD seemed like more kids with ND shirts than UD.  Being Catholic grew up a ND fan - the priest mentioned them every Sunday in the fall.  But the kids at UD with the ND gear were typically jerks.  In my book one should always root for one's own school first.  My detest for ND started while at UD and continues to this day.   

Comment 21 Aug 2015

While technically you are correct,"tweets/week" is just more poetic.

Of course not knowing the difference between the different forms,  to me a tweet means any form of social media, much like google means doing a internet search.

Comment 17 Aug 2015

There is no Buckeye I want to have a better season than Tracey Sprinkle. Not because I want to make jokes, but I love to see a young guy redeem himself.  As an older person, >50 years old, seeing Tracey do well gives me hope for the future!

Comment 17 Aug 2015

1817 - Mississippi statehood granted

1861 - Mississippi secedes from Union

1865 - end of US Civil War

1894 - bars and stars are added to the Mississippi State flag

1896 - Plessy v. Ferguson - US Supreme Court legalized institutional racism

1954 - Brown v Board of Education - US Supreme Court strikes down Plessy v. Ferguson making institutional racism illegal

2015 - Mississippi State flag still has bars and stars

Comment 16 Aug 2015

I am with you JS.  That is why they are called opinions, You can assume anything you want and they don't need to based on anything.  I could argue that we would have beaten VA Tech last season if Jones was QBing.  Foster would not have run the bear D against a QB like Jones. Jones would have gone over the top all day... but, I won't argue that.  Last season was what it gloriously was.  I am excited looking forward to what the new season will bring!  

Comment 03 Aug 2015

Pat Forde gets my vote.  He thinks he is a journalist who writes about sports as a way to write about the state of man.  A Frank DeFord,wantabe, but just a George Will-ish blow hard.  His attacks on tOSU are not that our teams are not good, but that some how Buckeyes are less virtuous and, therefore, less deserving of winning.  He is just upset that, despite it's history, his beloved UK basketball lives in the shadow of its neighbor to the north.

Mark May, like a gnat in your ear is bothersome, but mostly harmless.

Comment 17 Jul 2015

I wish I was good at this interweb thingy.  I would draw a cartoon of a guy standing next to the exit of a locker room at a football stadium somewhere below the Mason-Dixon line holding out "random" pants with money falling out of them.  Maybe one of our resident 11W artist would be able to draw it. 

Comment 04 Jul 2015

I hope I missed the sarcasm. The last thing I want for this beloved state and its flagship school is to be referred to as the new Alabama.