11W Digest: April 28-May 4

By Corey Carpenter on May 4, 2012 at 4:00 pm

Your Friday 11W Digest catches you up on the content you might have missed or need to read again for your own good.

This Week in Skull Sessions

  • Saturday's Skull Session on potential midwest playoff sites, UFM's Leadership Committee, Mike Adams' plea with the Steelers and the Gamecock sanctions. (Jeff)
  • Sunday's Skull Session on Urban's recruiting haul for the week, NFL Draftees by conference and hoops recruiting. (David)
  • Monday's Skull Session on local reaction to Buckeye draft picks, the draft by numbers (including 17 from Ohio), Tebow's comments on Ohio State, the transfer game in college hoops and inserting videos into comments on 11W. (Jason)
  • Tuesday's Skull  Session on OSU's pre-summer football ranking, Jordan's Sibert's transfer, Buckeye LAX and Bill O'Brien's spring tour. (Danny)
  • Wednesday's Skull Session on the strange Sarah Phillips story, more on Urban's love for Ohio State, Reid Fragel's move to OL, Rod Smith's view of the new offense and BTN's Tom Dienhart's All-B1G spring teams. (Sarah)
  • Thursday's Skull Session on no foreseeable slump for OSU football, post NFL draft nuggets, Jesse Owens and the quick downfall of BC football. (Chris)
  • Friday's Skull Session on Junior Seau's death, the B1G/PAC-12 screwing up the playoffs...again, creepy Twitter guy, ESPN's love for Urban Meyer and F*** it, I'm going to Illinois. (Johnny)
John Simon will be a Superhero to many this fall.John Simon as Thor, coming this fall.

This Week in Editorials

  • Rebuild or Reload? Despite the loss of 32 PPG, we're banking on a reloading year for Thad's squad. (Chris)
  • Inches and Pounds, a look at why guys like Dane Sanzenbacher and Kellen Moore aren't drafted. (Johnny)
  • Beer sales at The Shoe? All of Buckeye Nation could benefit from this crafty proposal. (Ramzy)
  • An Urban Love Story, learning from our past relationships in dealing with our newest love interest. (Jeff)
  • Twitter and Recruiting, how Twitter has changed the landscape of recruiting, good and bad. (Chad)
  • The Avengers, who will be our Superheroes in defending Planet Buckeye next year? (Sarah)

This Week in Recruiting

  • Catching up with Drew Barker: Spring Game visit. (Alex)
  • Catching up with Eli Woodard: Spring Game visit. (Alex)
  • Catching up with Dominique Booth: Spring Game visit. (Alex)
  • Lewis Neal decommits. The DE/OLB from NC reopens his recruitment a week after committing to Urban. (Alex)
  • Catching up with Amedeo Della Valle: Committed. (David)
  • Catching up with Devon Rogers: Spring Game visit. (Alex)
  • Forcasting 2013: Quarterbacks, a breakdown of the QB's in the class of 2013. (Alex)

Best of the Rest

  • Boom Herron goes to the Bengals, Nate Ebner to the Patriots, but Mike Brewster goes undrafted. (Ramzy) 
  • Stat Session: Predicting the success of the newest NFL Buckeyes, using cool stats and numbers. (Chad)
  • Around the Oval, an update on Padre's pitcher Cory Luebke, men's tennis bids for a seventh straight B1G tourney crown, men's volleyball falls short of a repeat and a around the diamond news. (Kyle)
  • Victorious Rex, 11W's local Historian takes a look at the incredible Rex Kern. (Joe)
  • OSU Hoops Summer Prospectus, everything you need to know about Thad's team heading into the summer. (Kyle)
  • Buckshot: Home Field semifinals still alive.
  • Buckshot: Dan Wetzel of Yahoo sport, brings the truth about a "Final Four" for college football.
  • Buckshot: 150 lbs. of food, the final donation from the Spring Game Banger to the Mid-Ohio Food Bank.

The people's champ for the week of April 28-May 4, 2012: Lewis Neal, by REDSTORM45. Neal's sudden change of heart caused the most chatter on the forums this week.