You do realize that this comment was made in a thread that is titled "#FireHerman" right? If you don't want your "parade to be pissed on" then why would you click on this thread in the first place?
And comments like this don't water down OSU's win, OSU did that themselves with their play/play calling tonight. They were a 14.5 favorite tonight on the road to beat a depleted PSU team in primetime. They were up 17 points at half, then let them crawl back in the game and squeaked out with a win.
Why would I not just sit back in relish in a win on the road, regardless of the score? Because I want tOSU to be part of the national narrative and in the hunt for a playoff berth. We already dropped one game to a god awful VT team at home, primarily because our coaching staff wasn't able to make the appropriate in-game adjustments. To get put us back in a position to be in the conversation for one of the four playoff spots, we need to win out, and look good doing it. Taking 2 OT's to beat a shitty PSU team doesn't get it done.
Not to mention the plethora of folks who come on here and bitch about the SEC bias, then turn around after a close win and change the narrative to "why can't people just be happy that we won in a hostile environment on the road?"
it's simple really. If you are a fan who just relishes victories, regardless of the opponent, and has no interest in post-season aspirations, then tonight is reason for celebration. However, if you are a fan who has high aspirations for this team, a team who already has a very bad home loss on their record, then tonight's game was a disappointment meriting of criticism.
And PS, I could give two shits how hard PSU practices or about their feelings. The fact is their program has been decimated by sanctions and they're a shit team who he would have blown out tonight. D1 collegiate athletics are not a participation sport and not everybody gets a trophy at this level - save that shit for tee-ball.