45-28 The Ohio State University over TSUN!
Three comments to this:
1) Redshirt Freshman coming off an ACL tear so a lot of rehab during that year. If you are going to correct someone please make sure you tell the whole story....
2) While completing 82% of your passes is impressive, one game is not the end all be all for comparison. Let's, instead, look at season completion percentages:
Braxton: 63.5% in 2013, 58.3% in 2012, and 54.1% in 2011
JT currently stands at 64.8% as a redshirt freshman.
3) I don't really care for the "2 time POY" excuse for Braxton. He has three years under his belt, JT has one. Give JT the same amount of time as Braxton and JT will have the same amount at least. Heck, if not for Gordon, JT most likely gets OPOY this year.
And you know what? That's not a bad thing! Not only are we good at QB for at least another 2 years regardless of who starts, but we get a decorated QB leading our team either way. That's more than most teams can say.
Let them be over ranked, then hope they get a Big Ten team so they can obliterate them in the bowl game.
He had only one interception out of two that was his fault and, if I'm not mistaken, JT has the option of pitching to Marshall or not on those plays. If he was indeed having an "off day" would he have been right on those three TDs? I counter to you OSU69, if you think that was an off day for JT, then I think you have unrealistic expectations. I'm sure that there are many QBs that would love to have that as their off day.
I've said this before, and I'll say it again. Your argument only holds water IF the defenses play exactly how we've seen them. The problem is there is no coach in America that would gameplan against Braxton Miller the same as JT Barrett. Trust me when I say this: there is no way to say for certain "If we had Braxton, this or that would happen..."
Just reading these posts, I'm begining to think that JT could lead us to a National Championship, win the Heisman, and break every QB record at Ohio State and people would STILL want Braxton. Look at how many records the guy has broken and 1) he's a Freshman coming of an ACL tear, 2) he has a brand new O-Line (Braxton had an experienced line with 3 draft picks for comparison), and 3) without Carlos Hyde to lean on. What more does JT have to do to get any respect?
It's gotten to the point that he completed 70% of his passes for 302 yards and 4 TDs and thats an "off day"? I also don't want to hear about the 12 inch pitches that count as passes. It's a legal part of the game and how it's counted, deal with it.
Also, I wish people would stop thinking "JT/Braxton will start and the other will be benched". Urban is not a simpleton, he will find a way to make both of them happy and utilize both. As you stated: it's not black and white. JT shouldn't have to yield to Braxton after a stellar record breaking season and Braxton shouldn't be benched because he's too good of a playmaker. Trust me: Urban will find a way to use both young men's talents to our advantage and we will look back at this absurd debate and wonder why we are dividing over something silly like that.
All I can say is this: Indiana: 0-7 in the Big Ten but 1-0 in the SEC!
Yet another record bites the dust. Congratulations JT!
Then I think they should demand their money back.
And JT needs 2 passing TDs to pass Troy Smith for most TD passes in a season
28. When A&M or Mizzou loses the loss doesn't count because they werent originally in the SEC.
Better question: Can they even count to 25?
Amazing what a win vs Duke can do for you.
I dont know if this is a fair question. His first three years Craft had an embarrassment of riches in terms of talent. His freshman year he had Diebler, Bufrod, and Lighty. Had Sully and Thomas for two and three years respectively. Made the tournament all four years and had a Final Four, Elite Eight, and Sweet Sixteen appearance. The one anomaly I see was last year when, for all intents and purposes, he was the man. The problem is, hes not consistent enough of a scorer and needs talent around him to succeed.
In short: yes we will do better than last years team with Craft, but would we be better off without him? No.
I don't understand the whole "we won't play in the cold" thing the SEC has. Don't they know that their players have a 1 in 3 chance of playing outdoors in the cold or playing in a city with cold weather in the NFL? If you really don't want to play in the cold then I hope you don't get drafted by New England, New York, Pittsburgh, Phillidelphia, Minnesota, Chicago, Green Bay, Cleveland, Detroit, or Cincinnati.
No, but you can find them in pretty much any ohio department store or online at the buckeye corner if you don't live in the area.
double post. My bad yo.
Look for a gold pants shirt if (sorry when) we beat TSUN. They will go on sale right after The Game.
Wouldn't that be delightfully ironic...the coach that Muschamp was supposed to replace at Texas takes over his job at Florida. That would be on par with Mizzou winning the SEC after losing to Indiana....make it happen Florida!
And the team tied for first in the SEC East.
Just win baby win! Now let's see some teams ahead get upset.
Sherman would beg to differ.
Peyton Manning as not known for having good arm strength but more than makes up for it with pinpoint accuracy. Compare that to one Jamarcus Russell who could throw a ball 80 yards on his knees but can't even hit the broad side of a barn.
Ones going to the hall of fame the other got busted for possession of codeine syrup....
I see your suggestion Sox33osu and I raise you one: