The Guard is also an option.
Wrap the modern helmets in real leather. Problem solved
I think we need to raise the public awareness and get the Universities' attention. I would start with:
1) An 11W article to mobile the base
2) Coordinate with Columbus and Cleveland print media to engage the public
3) purchase billboard space close to the University get their attention
4) I know that Archie does not have the same Alumni role that he used to, but his influence is still immeasurable. Invite him to join and help us motivate the Alumni.
Make the case to the Athletic Dept. So that it is about the Man, his historical contributions, and the current/future relevance of all of it.
This is important as Buckeyes, as veterans, and as humans.
Sounds great Harley, thank you for your service as well!
I think We could definitely raise some funds, but I also think the awareness We could raise on all the issues would out pace the funds by a long way.
Thanks for the conversation
I think this is THE campaign that 11W/12W can and should run with, to borrow the term. There is a number of good things that would come from this in addition honoring a legend.
The first one that comes to mind is breaking the stigma of seeking help for mental health and promoting the resources available. One of the few things I have in common with Mr. Harley is that we both served in the military. Mental health issues are very real and growing for veterans.
I am very serious about this and I am willing to devote some time and effort. I will be back CONUS in a few weeks, let me know if there is any interest.
i agree with you S N G, i accidentally downvoted the lantern comments and had to upvote it just to erase my mistake
I just watched this on youtube, very good. I was born in the 70's and I had no idea about this. Thanks for the education.
Great write up, Coach Ryan is doing an amazing job and has the WrestleBucks culture on point. My best friend from high school is now a High School wrestling coach, he talks about Ryan with a reverence.
RIP Buckeye, praying for the family
Getting the Skull early is like hitting a double leg take down against my hated rival - The Offseason.
Prayers for the Herbstreets.
Sick and tired of folks talking about Cardale's maturity. Just watch.
I too, hate the off-season.
I am not a pilot, just a knuckle buster / aircraft maintainer.
Both are well worth it, Normandy was a special experience. It was awesome to walk through there and talk with my son about the people and history.
He even got to do a geographic survey with a historian trying to pin point the location where Sgt York rose to fame.
I have made several trips to Verdun, the site is quite amazing. Great write up.
I'm never one to tell folks they can't or shouldn't drop their opinions, my point was that trying to argue someone into a different opinion rarely works. Present a side or evidence and then let reason take over (if there is any.)
I find it interesting that it's a possibility that Sandusky may have been too old (considering Paterno's age and that Sandusky was the heir apparent) but there is no possibility of culpability. I am not here to condemn Paterno, mostly because he is dead, but in my mind he is also not absolved based on the fact that he was an old man who kinda did something but couldn't do more because he needed more information.
I really appreciate the nod to Airpower! I am an Airman (acft mx) with 23 years in and counting. I pulled a lot of time on 135's and about 5 years on F-16s. Tanker TOADS are quiet professionals who do a job that largely goes unappreciated. A tip of the cap to the maintainers and aviators in our sister services as well.
This is a false logic loop. Paterno only had two options, do nothing or be a vigilante? I am not passing judgment one way or the other, but if he was enough of a threat that they retired him, letting him back in is criminal negligence. I hope all of the comments in this thread get nuked. Good article with good information, but neither side is going to change their stance so beyond stating a position is fruitless.
Know thy enemy
Thanks for the write up! I have not seen any video on Stiebers match; does he look uncomfortable or is he lacking confidence due to the repairs? I can't imagine it's a conditioning issue...
No DV but you are correct (I disagree with you ) Coach Fickle may not be head coach material (most are not) but he is at the very least what he is. DC at one of the most prestigious football schools in the country.
This prayers from this side of the world
Thanks for the insight and update Middle. I hope the young man achieves his goals & dreams