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Grove City

Member since 07 October 2012 | Blog

My sports fandom has two simple rules: 1. Go Bucks!! 2. Ohio Against the World!


  • SPORTS MOMENT: 85 Yards Through the Heart of the South!
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER: XBrax360, the Nightcrawler, Braxton Miller.
  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL PLAYER: Mr. Hustle, Captain Rosy Cheeks himself, Aaron Craft.
  • NFL TEAM: Bengals/Browns (VIVA OHIO!)
  • NHL TEAM: Blue Jackets
  • NBA TEAM: Cavs
  • MLB TEAM: Reds/Indians (VIVA OHIO!)

Recent Activity

Comment 27 Jul 2016

If anything were to ever happen to Brian Kelly (after Nate graduates HS) the collective butt pucker from Buckeye Nation would be palpable. 

Comment 26 Jul 2016

The Notre Dame possibility, no matter how remote, has always been a secret fear of mine. Here's why:

As we all know Gene Smith is a ND grad and former football player. I also think most people would say Gene is one of the top ADs in the business (bowl-ban sin, aside). 

Well what if, as his final professional endeavor, Gene decides he is duty bound to restore glory to his alma mater? And he happens to know a pretty good head ball coach that might be interested in tackling that monster, not to mention he would have endless amounts of cash to persuade. Plus Urban would still be damn close to family.

Nightmares, friends. Nightmares. 

Comment 24 Jul 2016

Further prediction: Houston gets a Big12 invite, leaving no reason for Tom Herman to jump ship to Texas or any other school. The year after Nate goes pro, Herman comes back in an Offensive Coordinator/Assistant Head Coach (In-Waiting) role, giving us a superstar coaching staff and one more Natty as Urban rides off into the sunset.  

Comment 23 Jul 2016

 I like your style. Few things beat a pan fried bologna sandwich with cheese and mayo. Hand those bad boys out!

Comment 23 Jul 2016

True, still I don't want my stickers to be store brand bologna, but prime rib. I'll hand them out sparingly, but deservingly. 

Comment 05 Jul 2016

I never understood the concept of being a bandwagon fan. I am a diehard Buckeyes fan, so much so that I barely have the emotional capacity to truly invest in any other team. Being from Columbus, with no Big 3 sports team in town, probably makes that a little easier. 

But beyond OSU, I root for Ohio - Reds, Indians, Bengals, Browns, Cavs - I want them all to succeed. And while I watched all seven NBA Finals games and was definitely jumping around my living room like a madman when the Cavs pulled off the comeback, I'd be lying if I said that the hangover of losing that series would have affected me anywhere near the Buckeyes losing even a regular season game. 

How a bandwagon fan can manufacture that kind of emotional investment is beyond me... 

Comment 05 Jul 2016

If I could up-vote, I would do so into oblivion!

Comment 17 Sep 2015

Great article. Pete Thamel has definitely made nice with Urban or Gene Smith. He's always got quality articles and inside info on the Bucks. 

Comment 29 Aug 2015

My OSU t-shirt game is admittedly pretty weak for one simple reason: I can't seem to find anything in a v-neck (my preferred method of torso coverage). 

I've been able to find exactly one v-neck OSU shirt in like five years, and it could use some company. Any suggestions?

Also, the helmet stripe Nike and Star Wars themed tees are amazing. 

Comment 20 Jul 2015

He also said on Twitter that "Buckeyes would get 7-8 starters of the 22 (QB, EE, Decker (maybe), Elflein, Bosa, Lee, Perry, Bell)" against an SEC All-Star roster. Not bad, having 1/3 of the squad come from one team. 

Comment 16 Jun 2015

I haven't seen it linked anywhere in the thread yet, but Stewart Mandel (then with SI) had a pretty good breakdown back in '07 and revisited his rankings in '12. 

Stewart Mandel's College Football Feudal System

I agree that less is more, so I think he's a bit generous with his "Kings" rankings (particularly with the Florida schools). But for the most part I think he's pretty spot on.