Today’s Gameday Location (TCU Campus)

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BeatTTUN's picture

I saw Ryan Day hang 62 on Michigan...His hair was perfect.

Go Buckeyes Beat Michigan

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readnguy's picture

If this is truly a "neutral site" game, why is Gameday being held on the TCU campus and not on the AT&T Stadium site? Just wondering.

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Elks' comb over's picture

I thought the same thing when it started. Also agree with the OP. That looks like an apartment complex instead of the center of a campus.

“Megadeth >>> Metallica” - Alum 2019. I couldn’t agree more.

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Buckeyeincleveburg's picture

ESPN doesn’t want to deal with Buckeye fans.

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Zonabuck's picture

Is this a neutral site game?  I was under the impression his was a home and home, but they moved it to Jerry World to accommodate all the OSU fans (and get TCU a bigger take at the same time). Similar to when we did the home and home series with Toledo, but their “home” game was played at the Browns stadium. 

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Elks' comb over's picture

It was a home and home when originally set in 2012. They recently changed it to a “neutral” site one off game. Ohio State is actually making more money here than they would have if they played at TCU’s home field.

“Megadeth >>> Metallica” - Alum 2019. I couldn’t agree more.

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Zonabuck's picture

Thanks I didn’t realize they were off the schedule next year. Frankly, I’m happy, because playing them on top of Miami (O), Cinci and FAU might be too much. 

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NavyBuckeye91's picture

Because they wouldn't get as many fans at Jerry's World this early.

Because it's College Gameday, and the focus has always been on the campuses.

Because ESPN, like most of college football fans, would rather see a home-and-home with all the pageantry that goes with college football than the sterility of a pro football venue.

Because TCU's campus is less than 20 miles from AT&T stadium.

Because, who really cares where they stage Gameday?

"You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, & in the manner in which you live.
So, live. Live. Fight like hell. And when you get too tired to fight then lay down and rest and let somebody else fight for you. "
- Stuart Scott

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Zonabuck's picture

Then LSU-Auburn might’ve been a much better choice for this weekend. 

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NavyBuckeye91's picture

Potentially.  But they also tend to go to the highest ranked match-up of the week.  #4 vs #15 is equivalent or better than #7 vs. #12.

"You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, & in the manner in which you live.
So, live. Live. Fight like hell. And when you get too tired to fight then lay down and rest and let somebody else fight for you. "
- Stuart Scott

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EvanstonBuckeye's picture

Yep, and they'll probably be at either Auburn or Baton Rouge later this season.

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Earle's picture

I can think of a couple of guys from hay other thread who seem to care a lot. 

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LankasterBuck's picture

I was going to make the same point. I stated earlier this week espn would turn this into a circus! They did.

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NavyBuckeye91's picture

How?

"You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, & in the manner in which you live.
So, live. Live. Fight like hell. And when you get too tired to fight then lay down and rest and let somebody else fight for you. "
- Stuart Scott

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Bucksknowwhatitis's picture

I expected a lot of urban signs but dang they really hate urban and OSU 

The Future is Bright at Ohio State

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RBloodworth's picture

Most of the country does.  Like it or not, but the media has made us into college football’s biggest villains.  We might as well embrace the role.

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linepilot15's picture

You just had to know they were coming. That's why I never bothered to turn it on. It's just going to piss you off.

linepilot

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BradentonBuck's picture

Man they were weak though.
- Urban Liar (creative..)
- Where's Waldo? He's with Urban (stupid)
- Urban can't handle the truth (wtf..)
- Urban Meyer don't you mean Oscar Meyer (my fave)

At least be creative. They embarrassed themselves with their weak ass attempts to flame.

Buckeye til I die

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RBloodworth's picture

Did I hear correctly that the celebrity guest picker would be Roman Reigns from WWE?  I know that he used to play college football (back when he was known as Joe Anoa’i), but I believe that he went to UCF.  They couldn’t even get someone affiliated with TCU to make the picks?  I mean, it’s not like Andy Dalton has anything to do tomorrow or Monday.  That’s just kind of sad.

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bukyze's picture

I believe he went to Georgia Tech.

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Zonabuck's picture

Guest pickers used to mean something, but over the past few years they seem to pick people with something to promote, and very little connection to the game itself. 

BTW, I am loving that the crowd is tiny, and all TCU, and tiny. Kudos to Buckeye Nation. 

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BornAndBredABuckeye's picture

Figured it would have been LaDainian Tomlinson

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BuckDigger's picture

"Where's Waldo with Urban"? Lame. So does that mean Urban is out getting a fried bologna sammich today?

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DOUEVENURBZ's picture

I thought the first one was funny, then saw 5 other people did the same thing. Texas Christians might not be the most creative 

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GoBucks0477's picture

I think the signs are pretty funny lol

Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.

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Scooter's picture

Funny and not as mean as I expected.  I liked:

I had a better sign, but Urban covered it up.  

My bologna has a first name: U R B A N was good, too.

Scooter

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HENRYJONESJR's picture

Is that the smallest crowd in college game day history?  They showed an aerial photo - it was pretty sad

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Elks' comb over's picture

It certainly appears to be. Even the shots on the ground show the crowd isnt very deep. Really sad showing

“Megadeth >>> Metallica” - Alum 2019. I couldn’t agree more.

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HENRYJONESJR's picture

the folks operating the cameras are having a horrible day trying to avoid the holes

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GoBucks0477's picture

I’d say likely because a lot are tailgating 22 miles away at Jerry World

Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.

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Elks' comb over's picture

Mike Gundy is a national treasure 

“Megadeth >>> Metallica” - Alum 2019. I couldn’t agree more.

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NavyBuckeye91's picture

I want to see oSu play Northwestern just for the coaches' pressers.

"You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, & in the manner in which you live.
So, live. Live. Fight like hell. And when you get too tired to fight then lay down and rest and let somebody else fight for you. "
- Stuart Scott

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NorCal Buckeye's picture

Mike Gundy is definitely not a Commie

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Buckfrombirth's picture

I like Gundy too. Coaches with personalities are always welcome in my book.

I survived Cooper, and I hate Tai Streets.

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Buckfrombirth's picture

That would be great. But, Gundy and Mike Leach would be epic.

I survived Cooper, and I hate Tai Streets.

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johnblairgobucks's picture

ESPN loves them some SEC. More hype for the LSU Auburn Game than OSU TCU.. haven't watched Gameday in a few years, now I remember why.

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BuckDigger's picture

Yeah. It's almost like that's the only game today. And now that's a rivalry? Never heard of that before.

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NavyBuckeye91's picture

They never cover the featured game until the last hour when Corso is back on the set.

"You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, & in the manner in which you live.
So, live. Live. Fight like hell. And when you get too tired to fight then lay down and rest and let somebody else fight for you. "
- Stuart Scott

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NorCal Buckeye's picture

Yeah, TCU and the Buckeyes have had plenty of screen time so far. They've been on a whole bunch.

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NavyBuckeye91's picture

So now that they just finished 10 minutes of salivating over Dwayne Haskins and Nick Bosa, do we all feel better?

"You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, & in the manner in which you live.
So, live. Live. Fight like hell. And when you get too tired to fight then lay down and rest and let somebody else fight for you. "
- Stuart Scott

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NorCal Buckeye's picture

Even Dez was fawning over Ohio State's team.

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NavyBuckeye91's picture

He got dealt the bad hand.

- You’re the Michigan Man, so you get to talk up the Buckeyes’ opponent again this week. Be the bad guy.

- But there’s nothing for me to talk about. 

- Make something up. 

- Ok, but the Buckeyes are gonna kill ‘em.

"You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, & in the manner in which you live.
So, live. Live. Fight like hell. And when you get too tired to fight then lay down and rest and let somebody else fight for you. "
- Stuart Scott

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HENRYJONESJR's picture

The only way they could salvage this one would be to have Urban as the guest picker.  

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BuckDigger's picture

That really would have been a homerun for Gameday. Ratings would have exploded. But their ratings aren't as important as SEC hype.

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Trapper99's picture

Shut it down. You win the internet today.

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Elks' comb over's picture

I wonder why they talked to Coach Patterson but didn’t have Coach Day on for an interview.

“Megadeth >>> Metallica” - Alum 2019. I couldn’t agree more.

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NavyBuckeye91's picture

They usually interview both, but split them into different hours of the broadcast.

"You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, & in the manner in which you live.
So, live. Live. Fight like hell. And when you get too tired to fight then lay down and rest and let somebody else fight for you. "
- Stuart Scott

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readnguy's picture

Most of the TCU signs are pretty much lame, predictable, and show little creativity or imagination...but one actually made me laugh, even though inaccurate and somewhat brutal...it reads, "Urban let Smith dot the eye." Gotta admit, clever!

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RBloodworth's picture

Meanwhile, one of our fans is referencing Alex Jones on their sign.  Sigh...

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Ortonhallalumni's picture

How is anyone thinking a neutral site game 20 miles away from TCU s campus? Guess we can get some recruiting in...no matter Ohio State is going to roll

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Thedrw's picture

TCU still has to go through an away game routine. Imagine Ohio State playing a similar distance away from Ohio Stadium. No Blackwell, differentt food, no walk to St. John, no Skull Session, no walk through fans to the stadium, no walk down the ramp, different locker room. Plus there is the real possibility that there will be more Buckeyes than Frogs in the stands.

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Thedrw's picture

Best sign, so far

"AN Ohio State University"

I'm surprised I've never seen that before.

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NorCal Buckeye's picture

You'd think if they literally put GameDay in the middle of their dorms TCU would have more than 150 fans. Saw a lot of Zeke and JTB jerseys in an overhead shot.

What's with the Ohio State and Michigan flag?

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NavyBuckeye91's picture

I saw a lot more scarlet in the crowd than I expected.

"You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, & in the manner in which you live.
So, live. Live. Fight like hell. And when you get too tired to fight then lay down and rest and let somebody else fight for you. "
- Stuart Scott

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NorCal Buckeye's picture

Someone tell Chip to take that UM flag off his pole.

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BornAndBredABuckeye's picture

I've never understood neutral site locations that are pretty much home games for one team. Good thing the Buckeyes travel well.

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Homey1970's picture

Apartment complex or Astrodome North?  

Decisions, decisions.

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NorCal Buckeye's picture

Good thing they didn't put a pool in the courtyard.

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tbdbitlbuck's picture

Can't wait for Desmond to pick TCU in like 5 seconds

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NorCal Buckeye's picture

Wrong.
Corso put Brutus on his head too.

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LaceyBuckeye's picture

Mark May even picked us. Biting fingernails.. LOL GO BUCKS!!!!

Go Buckeyes! #TeamUrban..

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Go1Bucks's picture

I believe TCUs campus could fit in the Oval.

Go Bucks! TTUN tears are best! Beat Wisky!!!

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