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Comment 1 hour ago

Scenario: Dad wants Jr. to be a football hero.

Problem is Jr. may not want to participate in football at a young age.  No matter what Jr. wants he ends up practicing and "participating" on a team.  He is gun shy.  Not sure he wants to be part of this contact sport. 

Dad is extremely happy Jr. is on the team.  Jr. is very apprehensive about playing and getting involved in the body contact necessary.

Because Jr. has a bad experience (Dad "forcing") him to play at a young age he never wants to play again. 

Too many kids are forced tp play by an over zealous parent and they never want to play again.

Let Jr. decide what sport he wants to play or not to play.  Congratulate him on a job well done and other than that KEEP YOUR MOUTH SHUT!

Comment 30 Jul 2014

I know many coaches will move down to get a start in head coaching.  I don't understand why Herman would leave unless it is for a large school with a step up in pay.  He may not be the top man but he is making more than many head coaches and not quite all of the head aches of the lead man.  Many want to be the top dog in a program and others are satisfied with with fewer things to worry about and still have a better than most as far as salaries.

Comment 04 Jan 2014

They are kids.  They played to lose?  Give it a break!  Sure are a lot of people complaining who could only have done worse and know very little about the game except what they perceive to know about the game of football.  If you are unhappy about the team you can always find another to lend your negativism.

Great job by a bunch of dedicated young men on the playing field and you have made a great contribution to Buckeye Football.  Those that criticize know little about the game.

Comment 30 Dec 2013

Guess I should admit that Greenville is a pretty nice community but, the neighborhood of Woodside did make the list.  The walk along the river is very nice with a lot of activity.

Furman University is also in the area of Clemson and Furman is a beautiful campus.

Comment 30 Dec 2013

...and just a stone's throw away from Clemson University is Greenville, SC, ranked no. 6 for the most dangerous places to live in the U. S..  Walking through the neighborhood of Woodside, in Greenville, you have have a 1 in 12 chance of becoming a victim.  If using the term "you", meaning we of Ohio, I am sure our odds are even worse.  "70% of the neighborhood children live in poverty and there are more single mothers in this section (of Greenville) than there are in 98.1% of the entire country.

South Carolina (Greenville) made the top 20 but Ohio has no neighborhood to be found on the top 20 list.  We may have met a resident of the neighborhood of Woodside, Greenville, SC.

Comment 10 Dec 2013

I believe but, not sure, there was not even a fake to Carlos and Braxton went down the line-of-scrimmage and did not even get depth for the roll if he was supposed to get depth.

There was not even a fake to Carlos to take some of the heat.

Probably would have had a better chance on a (play action)  roll or sprint pass.  Out of the congestion and a possible run or throw. 

Comment 10 Dec 2013

Agree on all that has been said about the play selections for the entire game.  As the season progressed you could see this happening.

We have heard nothing but how Coach Herman is filled with intelligence.  However, I think his IQ was left in Columbus for this game.  Even if certain plays are working you still need to change it up occasionally and obviously if they are not working anyone with intelligence would mix up the play selection.

The Braxton play on 4th down was possibly one of the worst decisions of all time. 

Just a very poor showing on the part of the offensive coaching strategy.

Comment 17 Oct 2013

JLP36 - could you be insinuating there could be a conflict of interest among ESPN and conference affiliations and owning the rights to the National Championship PLayoffs?

I just may go along with your thoughts.

If this is the case collusion may have already begun.

Comment 17 Oct 2013

The College Football Playoff Committee, I am afraid, will eventually resemble Congress in the future.  Deals will be made to benefit some and those that don't fall in line will be left out.

Human nature can no longer be trusted.

Comment 06 Oct 2013

Some of this confuses my thoughts concerning Beth Mowins.  I can't stand her doing football broadcasts and I also can't be fired from my job for making the statement.

Just some more political correctness in sports attached to the playoff committee or like I said on another post, is this more Title IX?

Comment 29 Sep 2013

Look at the cop to his right walking with a swagger.  Then, he can't quite force himself to slip his hand into the armpit to help the lumbering mass off the ground.

Comment 19 Mar 2013

Obviously a case of speaking before thinking.  Maybe a case of simply not capable of thinking.

Time to depart Mr. Delany!

Comment 29 Sep 2012

Urban puts Stoneburner in the slot to help the receiver corps.  7 total receptions and none in the last two games.  Only one thrown to him today was thrown late and behind him.

Comment 23 Jan 2012

Did "Herbie" leave Columbus because of the fans or because ESPN may have suggesteed it would be good for his career?

Comment 21 Dec 2011

Gee and Smith both should go and don't wait until the Gator Bowl is over.  Both have made a mockery of their positions.

Gee is only kept around because he is a good money maker for the school.  Besides making money for the school he has made a fool of himself enough times that others would be gone.  Why is he immune?