I am with you on this, Steve. Of course ultimately I know Coach Meyer knows what he is doing when it comes to hiring assistants, but it is hard to overlook how average Nebraska's QB play has been the past several seasons. There could be other factors I am not aware of that contributed to that, obviously, but it is just something that sticks in my mind. I hope I am proven way wrong on this.
Also saved money on his car insurance.
It just goes to show you that all of the team recruiting titles mean nothing until those guy hit the field. All that talent that the Buckeyes have yet so many questions from a "true depth" standpoint. Great read.
This makes all the sense in the world right now. For one thing, he'll get very limited reps as a back-up to a back-up QB, and this is a way to get substantial reps as an athlete right away. He can decide what he wants to do next year, whether that is going back to competing for the QB spot, or if he likes it at wide out he can stay there. At least he'll have a close up and more importantly early look in his college career at which position gives him a better chance to go pro at.
So is that to say the Buckeyes do feel that Jackson is fading, or just that if it become the case, they'll start recruiting Daniels harder?
My money is and has been on Terry McLaurin. The guy lit it up at the opening during his senior year in high school...he's flat out an elite athlete. If he gets a chance to play early on, I have no doubt he'll shine. Either way it is exciting just to think about right now. Fall camp, season can't come fast enough!
I'm glad to see that this young man is trying to get his life back on the right track, and quite frankly, I feel sorry for Valparaiso and everyone else on Eastern Kentucky's schedule, for he is going to cause outright havoc on their offensive lines and QB's. I wish him the best and will be rooting for EKU.
Is says a lot about Braxton's abilities to see him get moved up so high without knowing if he'll start or even play QB this year.
This is insane. There are other names you could add to this list on 2nd team and Barrett or Miller could easily replace Cardale as 2nd team QB and even 1st team. This team is loaded. The season needs to get here already!!
I'll be on the lookout for Terry McLaurin to be one of those guys this year on offense.
"Long may he rein". Sorry...I just had to throw in a GOT reference in for Urbs.
So does this mean that he has been medically cleared by Auburn???
Well written and a great read, Ramzy. I always pulled for Grant and never saw him as a bust because he improved every year he was in Columbus. To solidify his position in Buckeye history for all of the intangibles that we don't necessarily get to see displayed on the television is just and well deserved by that young man.
Urban is so boss that he'll probably show up, and make everyone attending remove any blue clothing they are wearing...including Harbaugh.
To me, this should tell us, once again, that there is no substance to these transfer rumors. The Doctor lives in Alabama yet people still feel the need to speculate as to why he's been visiting?? Even Urban knows about it, so as far as I'm concerned this is now a non-story. Braxton is all Buckeye.
So let me see if I understand this correctly. While Braxton Miller is in D.C. with his entire team and coaching staff, including former players and coaches from last year, he just happened to sneak away to get examined by a Bama team Doctor? Or perhaps the Doctor just tagged along the white house visit with his equipment and examined him in the oval office?
I'm hoping the Penn St game ends up being a night game because that's the one I've pegged to make the trek from Austin to Columbus to attend.
I'll echo what's already been mentioned in the comments a couple of times, and that is that Gareon Conley showed up for the spring game, which was a welcoming sight. If he can fill in for Doran Grant, then the secondary is going to be solid once again.
Also Nick Connor and Sam Hubbard are going to be scary guys for OSU as depth this season and as future starters.
Now that's BOSS money right there....well deserved and overdue!
The difference from the time Conley stepped off the field and when Apple stepped back on it during the MSU game was instant. I am going to be very interested to see what happens at the 2nd corner spot this year and would not be the least bit surprised if Webb is the starting corner by mid season.
That sucks. Wish the kid all the luck moving forward.
i would agree with this. Having someone at the opposite end of the defensive line capable of causing his own havok would likely mean less double teams on Bosa which you would think should translate into more sacks, TFL's etc.
I know this is unlikely and a long shot, but I wonder if Joey would stick around for another year so that he could play for a year and share the college experience with his brother Nick, assuming that he commits to OSU of course. I don't know how close the two are, but if they have a good relationship, it is not impossible to think that it may have been discussed.