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Scarlet_Lutefisk


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Comment 17 hours ago

The last time y'all come down there...

That's an important phrase because none of them have the balls to come up here.

Comment 17 Dec 2014

Ohio State has more than a hundred years of history full of players who were stars on the field for more than a single year and who carried themselves in an exemplary manner off of it.

It is fantastic that Reecie has turned his life around and it was a pleasure to watch him on the field in 2002 but he has no business being in this conversation.

Comment 17 Dec 2014

Football:

Archie, Woody, Chic & Bill Willis

All sports:

Archie, Jack, Jerry & Jesse

Comment 11 Dec 2014

Sounds like someone's been reading too many threads on the PSU boards.

Comment 09 Dec 2014
Comment 09 Dec 2014

The Big 12's first priority is trying to get the '12 team for a conference championship game' rule overturned. if they can get the other members to sign off on allowing a championship game with only 10 members then nobody is getting an invite.

Even if that doesn't fly, expanding to 12 isn't guaranteed. There are no schools out their that can pay for themselves which means the ten current members would have to take pay cut for new members. That ain't happening unless they can be sold on the idea that no CCG will forever relegate them to the back of the line (and that's not guaranteed to be true).

Comment 09 Dec 2014

Unfortunately it's not quite that simple. Things are a bit fluid. The B1G turned away Oklahoma a couple of years ago when they were looking for a potential landing spot if the Big 12 fell apart but if Texas made Oklahoma a condition for their membership, you can rest assured the Sooners would be B1G. The same of course does not hold true for Tech (at least as far as things stand right now).

The B1G was not interested in FSU for the same reasons they turned away Oklahoma (AAU membership ain't coming anytime soon regardless of what the 'Noles President claims).

Comment 09 Dec 2014

FWIW the helmet stripe on the sleeve didn't arrive until 2006. Late 90's through 2005 were the 'traditional' (since 68) gray stripes on the scarlet jersey & gray/scarlet stripes on the white jersey.

The black/white/red helmet stripe was originally from the Earle Bruce era which is probably why Coach Tressel brought it back.

Comment 09 Dec 2014

After the Pac-16 almost came to fruition, Texas stated that if they do move in the future it will be to the East not West.

Texas is not coming to the B1G unless it can bring more regional friends than the B1G is willing to accept.

The Pac is not going to add Baylor or TCU.

No major conference is going to add Boise State (that keeps popping up in other threads).

When it comes to expansion the healthy conferences (B1G, SEC, ACC & Pac) are looking for peer institutions. They're not going to lower the bar & accept a gross outlier (academically, athletically, cultural etc). The Big 12 is NOT a healthy conference. If it starts reaching for mid tier programs it's a sign of a death spiral.

Comment 09 Dec 2014

If you reduced to backfilling with Cincinnati it means your conference is being pushed out of the big boys table. That was the case for the Big East and it's just as true for the Big 12.