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Comment 09 Mar 2015

So let me get this right, the NCAA is going to disallow an un-tucked, rolled-up jersey, but players can remove their knee pads and roll up their pants...exposing unprotected knees?  Now that makes sense.

Comment 04 Mar 2015

I like Dr. Zero's game and I believe he has a future in the Association, however let's be honest, he's the only offensive weapon on an otherwise inept offensive team.  D-Russ has to score big for the buckeyes to have any chance in any if not most games.  No other buckeye has proven themselves to be a consistent offensive threat all year long.  

Comment 11 Feb 2015

As for the moniker....."Silk"....I heard someone, not sure who it was, refer to Russell as "Dr. Zero", the "Dr." representing his first and last initials and "Zero" is his number.  Sounds like a keeper to me, and if you think about it, the way he (the doctor) operates is cold (as in zero degrees temperature) blooded.

Will someone please second the motion to officially make D'Angelo Russell's nickname.................."Dr. Zero"

Comment 30 Nov 2014

To quote Mr. Spoke (played by Leonard Nimoy, not Zachery Quinto)..."Fascinating"

Comment 05 Feb 2014

So proud of the Buckeyes win last night.  Craft was the leader he needs to be for this team to win.  Amir and Q finally played with some sustained passion.  Lenzelle, Amedeo, Slam, and McDonald contributed in the exact way the team needed them to.  Kudos also to Scott for not getting down on himself when he made mistakes as he kept his confidence to hit some key shots at critical moments.

Also have to credit Thad for making the right adjustments over the last few games and not panicking on this season and getting this team back on track.  Great win fellas...keep fighting!!!

Comment 16 Jan 2014

Let's be real, Scott has great quickness and is a tremendous defender, however he is an offensive liability.  He's probably under 50% when it comes to shooting lay-ups. 

What concerns me more about this team is the overall lack of leadership, intensity and enthusiasm.  Lenzelle and Aaron are the only players who even come close to showing any emotion or intensity.  Scott, Q and Amir are unemotional, passive, finesse players.  Sure Amir may give a shout / scream from time to time on a dunk, but when I watch other teams around the country and the way they get fired up there is just no comparison.  Just once I'd like to see this buckeye team get and stay emotional, intense and fired up for an entire game.

Comment 07 Oct 2013

Put me down as one to take a "wait & see" approach on this Christmas time tidbit from ESPN.  The "Worldwide Leader" has a history of conducting the classic "bait & switch" when it comes to OSU stories you think may have a positive spin, only to find a lump of coal at the bottom of our holiday unless and until I see a positive spin on this story I'll proceed with caution.

Comment 26 Aug 2013

Bless you...and yes I was Entertained....LET's GO BUCKEYES!!!!

Comment 26 Aug 2013

Guys, I have to be honest...I was hoping for a Buckeyes Pump Up Video.  The Autumns Here is kind of tame for my taste and the fact that it's not exclusive to the Buckeyes caused me to lose my interest almost immediately.  Hope there's a Buckeye Hype video to follow.

Comment 05 Jan 2013

I couldn't agree more.  Lane Kiffin has done less with more than any coach over the past 5 years.  Bottom line is a bunch of those kids go to SC because of the "Hollywood" factor...translation: too many distractions.  Sure you can get great talent to come to SC, but can Kiffin keep them focused while developing that talent during the course of their careers. 

Comment 02 Aug 2012

Plan on having a team of CSI / Detective types scan the place for bugs, micro video cams and other listening devices after the "Worldwide Leader" has left the complex.  Simply put..ESPN has lost my trust.......FOREVER!!!!

Comment 18 Apr 2012

Sounds like SI took some liberities:

[In February five players were late for a meeting. This tardiness, paired with what Meyer called "a couple of incorrect decisions" made by players over the following weekend, resulted in a harsh consequence: The entire team was subjected to a week of 5 a.m. outdoor conditioning drills in 10° weather.]

Ummmm, last I checked we had one of the warmest February's in a generation and there were no days when we even came close to being as cold as 10 degrees

Comment 27 Feb 2012

Opponents have figured out that OSU’s perimeter game is inconsistent and the weak element of this team.  If Sullinger is your #1 offensive threat and Buford is #2 then you have to have a consistent #3. 

Plain and simple…you can't keep an offensive threat like Ross on the bench when you're looking for players who can generate points.

Comment 11 Jan 2012

Last year the Big East was the best basketball conference and the battle tested UConn Huskies were 32-9 on their way to a National Championship.  Look for OSU to lose a few more games but in the long run it doesn't have to mean that's a bad thing.

Comment 10 Jan 2012

The NCAA & ESPN should be more concerned with the inevitable questions as to "why" the SEC keeps showing up in BCS National Championship games. 

Better teams?  Yes, but "why" are they better?  

Eventually the wheels of these oversigning football programs will fall off the SEC freight train and potentially challenge the integrity college football in general and the SEC in particular. 

Funny how senators, congressmen and athletic directors were upset with Ohio State appearing in past NC games, but when it comes to taking a scholarship away from a student-athlete for no reason (as is the case in the oversigning SEC these same VIP's have no issue with it.

Maybe the SEC should stop calling them "student-athletes" and start referring to them as "athlete-students" as it's clear the collective futures of these young men are secondary.


Comment 23 Nov 2011

Three things to consider:

1. While Florida is a talent rich football state, Urban did have to recruit against FSU, Miami and  UCF (to a lesser extent).  Compare that to Univ. of Cincinnati knocking on the same Ohio recruits door vs. OSU. 

2. Urban's understanding of what it takes to win in the SEC could prove quite valuable - as the goal here is to vie for and win national championships...not just B1G Championships

3. Urban's understanding of oversigning could bring about change whereby the NCAA makes sure that all conferences are in line with student-athlete polocies...unlike the oversigning SEC where they've become the leader in year to year scholarships and redefined the student-athlete and who should rightly be referred to (in the SEC) as the "athlete-student"