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Vico

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Parts Unknown (via Los Angeles, California)

Member since 01 January 2013 | Blog

I graduated from The Ohio State University in 2006. I have a txapela. That's about all I know right now. I will probably update this later.

Favorites

  • SPORTS MOMENT: I was in Block O for my freshman year at The Ohio State University, which was the fabled 2002 season. It's tough to choose between being in the south end stands for Chris Gamble's pick-six against Penn State and being pepper sprayed after the season finale against That Team Up North.
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER: Brian Baschnagel, Donnie Evege
  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL PLAYER: Aaron Craft. So dreamy. #swoon
  • NFL TEAM: Cleveland Browns
  • MLB TEAM: Cleveland Indians
  • SOCCER TEAM: Athletic Bilbao

Recent Activity

Comment 07 Aug 2014

Having watched this game and my compilation video, I don't think it does justice to how awful Chris Spielman was this game. He had a nice hit or two and that second interception of Jim Everett, but this may have been the worst individual performance of his career and definitely of any Ohio State game in which I've seen him. It's weird to watch (and almost heresy to say out loud). Basically, Rodney Carter, a tailback, got a school receiving record at his expense.

Comment 31 Jul 2014

I have it. I just haven't been in a huge rush to do much with it. The tie was a de facto loss that moved Ohio State from the AP no. 1 spot and awarded a national championship to Alabama in a season in which Penn State, Michigan, Notre Dame, and Ohio State were undefeated. Notre Dame beat Alabama in the Sugar Bowl but both shared a national championship for the year. Ohio State doing favors for Alabama is a sure way to piss me off (see also: 1980 Rose Bowl).

The game doesn't have a lot of spectator value beyond the M Club Banner incident. I did upload that several years back. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xIV4OVADDA

Comment 31 Jul 2014

Look at it this way. Earle Bruce's first secondary coach was Pete Carroll. When Carroll left after one season for a DC gig at NC State, he was replaced by Nick Saban from WVU. When Saban was fired, his position was filled by Dom Capers, previously at Tennessee. Not a bad lineage.

Capers left for the USFL after 1983 and was replaced by Gary Blackney, a rather "meh" name in the broad scheme of things.

Btw, Brad Childress was the wide receivers coach for Illinois this game.

Comment 20 Jul 2014

I'm still thumbing through my collection. If you know me, you can anticipate that it'll be a random-ass game only I would find interesting. :-P

Still, expect Bruce-era. I'm focusing on two games in particular.

Comment 20 Jul 2014

Comments like this are why I love searching for just random Ohio State football games for these features. The demand for games like the 2006 Fiesta Bowl or 2010 Rose Bowl are high (even though we all saw them not long ago and remember them), but I get the best feedback and the best stories from random games against Colorado in 1985, Stanford in 1981, or, here, Louisville in 1991.