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Comment 12 Jul 2016
Not that I disagree -- but JoePa was the emperor of Happy Valley. He was in a position to do something and, at best, elected to do nothing. At worst, actively covered it up. Schiano could have gone to the cops (no telling how much good it might have done there), but he certainly had less power than JoePa.
Comment 12 Jul 2016
Well, I certainly won't disagree with ya there. It's a lousy situation, all around. You saw your boss doing something horrible, the local cops are subordinate to the football program you work for. Pretty helpless feeling, I'm sure. And now Schiano is denying it completely. Who the heck knows.
Comment 12 Jul 2016

Are some of you reading a different quote from the one in the article? Sure looks like GS reported what he saw.

Q: And did he give you any details about what Coach Schiano had REPORTED to him?

A: No, only that he had -- I can't remember if it was one night or one morning, but that Greg had come into his office white as a ghost and said he just saw Jerry doing something to a boy in the shower. And that's it. That's all he ever told me.

What's the issue here? Why should OSU fire him? Sounds like he did what he was supposed to -- reported it to his boss. That's the only reason we know he witnessed something, right? Because he reported it?

If reporting something illegal at a previous job is grounds for immediate termination where you work, then I can only assume you work for the North Korean government.

Comment 16 Dec 2015

Notre Dame is a disgusting program and I immediately think less of any non-alumni fan of that team. It's arguably the dirtiest program in the sport (historically and currently -- and yes, that includes Penn State), but they consistently get a pass simply because they are ND.

Before anybody calls the above hyperbole, read up on Lizzy Seeberg. Which only scratches the surface.

They represent all that is soulless and wrong with sports as a whole. I hope they get beat so badly that they all die of gonorrhea and rot in hell. Go Bucks.

Comment 18 Nov 2015

I was at that Wisconsin game in 2011. Last minute my friend and his dad got some tickets on the cheap, in the visitors' section. We were kinda drunk and figured, "why not go watch Wisconsin rush for a mile?"

After how obnoxious and vulgar Wisconsin fans were throughout the game (the stories I could tell from that game alone...I felt bad, a UW couple with two kids in the area actually left in the 2nd quarter because their fellow Badgers were so bad), witnessing their devastation after that play, first-hand, was just...mmm, scrumptious. 

Comment 28 Sep 2015

I was saying the same thing at times, but DJ made a good point in today's skull session:

Running back is a brutal position, and there's no need to bludgeon Western Michigan with a Lamborghini — especially when the street almanac is calling for a frosty winter. 

To me, Urban Meyer's/Tim Beck's/Ed Warinner's playcalling is better explained when viewed through the lens of "dudes trying to figure out how to use what they got."

Ezekiel Elliott is a warhorse that will be called upon when the chips are down. Players/coaches/fans can say what they want... the chips were never even on the table against Western Michigan. 

It's a long season, no sense in giving Z 20+ carries against WMU with B10 season right around the corner.

Comment 28 Sep 2015

Solid write-up. That was one of the prettiest balls Jones has thrown since taking over last December. Hit him in stride almost perfectly.

It's also nice to see multiple options on one play. Even if the FS had made the correct read and kept up with Marshall, Jones still had Zeke in the flat for a minimum of 5 yards, probably more.

Comment 25 Sep 2015

Am I the only one that finds the decision to abandon the zone-read highly questionable?

Meyer said defenses have caught up to it, but what's his basis for saying that? They used it through the playoffs, and we all know what Zeke did there. Then game 1, no more zone-read. I could see moving away from it if they tried it for the first 3 games and it got stuffed.

Of course, until the OL gets its act together, I'm not sure anything will work on offense. 

Comment 28 Jul 2015

From Kevin McGuire of CollegeFootballTalk.com:

Asked if brand names come into play with the playoff, Johnson said “It already came into play with TCU and Ohio State. It’s the world we live in.”

It appears you embedded the wrong article there. It links to a Detroit FP article about Cupp and Acuri, not a CFB Talk article from Kevin McGuire.


Comment 28 Jul 2015

Yep, I was going to mention this as well. The entry code for the WHAC was 4114 for a year afterwards.