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ShowThemOhiosHere


Columbus, OH (via Mansfield, OH)

Member since 22 July 2011 | Blog

Buckeye, born and raised, and still living here. OSU Class of 2010 (MIS & Accounting).

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  • SPORTS MOMENT: 2002/2014 National Championships
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER: JT Barrett
  • NFL TEAM: Bengals
  • NHL TEAM: CBJ
  • NBA TEAM: Cavs
  • MLB TEAM: Tribe

Recent Activity

Comment 19 Jan 2017

It's hard to say, because you look at the Browns with $50M (!!! nobody else even cracked $40M)...but then you see the Chargers with the lowest carryover, just over $100K...and they were the only team that lost to the Browns this season.  

Comment 18 Jan 2017

Holy shit I can't believe that just happened.  How do they let Loving get that open at point blank range?  Shit, I'm just glad that they scored on a last possession shot for the win.  Feels like it's been forever since they came through on one of those. 

Comment 15 Jan 2017

Great win.  It was great to see the guys play their asses off, make the hustle plays, and show the emotion.  You know, the Value City Arena can be pretty electric if it's full and the fans have something to be excited about.  It was that 10-0 run late in the 2nd half that really did it for the guys.  Good to see this team on the right side of execution down the stretch for a change.  They've got a lot of work to do to make a case for the NCAA tournament, but it feels like they've got some momentum now, and that can be a big thing in college basketball.

Comment 13 Jan 2017

Depends.  If they want to win the Big Ten or at least get to the NCAA tourney, then yeah, it's panic time.  If they've realized the reality that they aren't that good at this point, they can forget about the NCAA tourney, a B1G title, and that the NIT isn't even a given at this point, then not so much.

Still, though, I think anytime you get your ass handed to you like they did last night, you should be concerned.  Maybe these guys weren't concerned enough since the first three Big Ten losses were competitive games that they lost by a combined 16 points.  Maybe they thought "fix a few things here and there and we'll be alright, those close losses will become wins."  Nope.  Not last night.  Then again, it's not like they fixed anything anyway.  

I think the way they respond to last night, the first time this season that they've really gotten it handed to them this badly, on Sunday, will tell us how the rest of the season goes.  If they can somehow beat Sparty, then at least they can keep slim hopes alive.  If they lose again, then this season is definitely lost (if it isn't already).

Comment 10 Jan 2017

Not at all unexpected.  I had to chuckle when my friend who roots for that team texted me about it...said we Buckeye fans can rest easy now.

Yeah, he was a real thorn in our side.

Comment 09 Jan 2017

I'll give this team one thing - they don't quit.  With the way the game started, they could've easily lost by 40+.  Yet, there they were, at the last media timeout, only down by 3.  Then, of course, they didn't execute the final 4 minutes, because they almost never fucking do.  They need to be up by like 10 at that point to make me feel good about winning the game.  They should pretend that they're down 10 at the tip, too.  Pretend like it's Minnesota 0, OSU -10. 

Comment 04 Jan 2017

I think everything is setting up perfectly for the 2017 season.  

An offensive coaching staff reshuffled.

A team that isn't going to lose a whole lot of guys from this past season.

A team that is bringing in an awesome recruiting class, with any number of guys that might be ready to play right away.

And a team that has all the motivation it will ever need after the embarrassment of NYE.  

Comment 04 Jan 2017

I understand wanting to have fun and break up the seriousness of the game and all that...but there are other ways to do it.  

If you want to grab another consenting man like that...hey, it's 2017, I'm not judging anybody.  To each their own.  If you want to grab ass your teammates, and everyone's cool with it, that's cool.  But I highly doubt that Curtis Samuel, the QB at South Carolina, or any non-Clemson player would appreciate that out of nowhere in the middle of a game.

And they probably didn't retaliate because the refs tend to get the ones that do.  You play into that stuff, and you can have what happened to the Bengals in the playoffs last year...granted, it's not like OSU was going to win this game anyway, but you get my point.

Comment 02 Jan 2017

Playcalling.  He's touched the ball an average of 8 times per game over the last 2 games.  He may not be the dominant force that Zeke was that demands 20+ touches per game, or have the breakaway speed and dynamic abilities of Samuel that demands more touches, but he needs more than FIVE goddamn touches in a game.  Yes, he dropped a pass in the first half, but why only 1 carry in the half?  Yes, he fumbled the ball twice in the 2nd half, and that would lead to less carries, but not like he was getting them anyway.  Perhaps he didn't help his own cause in this game, but the writing was on the wall already with the gameplan well before Weber started fumbling.  You have to make the defense respect certain things. 

I still don't understand why they called passes on 21 of 27 first half plays.  We all know the passing game is a weakness.  Yes, they want to be balanced.  Yes, they needed to have success throwing the ball to be able to win that game.  But you don't throw the ball that much when it's not a strength for your team.  The hope is to execute and have success on the plays that you do throw it. 

Tim Beck needs to go.  Ed Warriner is a textbook example of Peter's Principle.  He did very well when he was just the offensive line coach of coaching those guys and building a dominant line.  Now that he has taken on more OC responsibilities since Herman left...not so good.

Comment 01 Jan 2017

Trash.  Especially on offense...defense did alright considering the offense they were going up against and how much they were on the field because of the shitty fucking offense.  What was that offensive gameplan?  Why do I find myself asking this so often?  But tonight's was weird...it's like they wanted to throw the ball all over the yard.  GO WITH WHAT YOU KNOW! 

Can't block, JT's accuracy is up and down, and half the time if JT throws an accurate ball, it gets dropped!  They make a good play and then boom, negative play, sack, penalty, turnover, etc.  What a joke that was.  If that doesn't tell you that real change is needed on offense, nothing will.  I hate that it took something like this to finally make coaches realize "hey, we might really want to get better at that throwing the ball thing".  Maybe Urban has said it before, but right now, it just feels like lip service.  Fuck me.  I hope PSU gets annihilated so we at least don't have to hear about how they should've been there instead of OSU.  As far as Clemson goes...those fuckers better win the whole goddamn thing. 

Comment 31 Dec 2016

You mean he got suspended but Harbaugh told him to warmup and sell a hamstring injury like he's in the WWE?  Seems like a lot of effort to hide a suspension.

Comment 23 Dec 2016

Gotta love TT getting a T for playing basketball.  Wow refs.  Shitty officiating is the norm anymore.  

Other than that, gotta guard the 3 point line better.  That's how teams like Asheville can hang around in a game.