Urban’s Obsession W the Punter

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Knarcisi's picture

Hamilton's was on him, and only him.  We weren't in a punt block call there.  Stupid play by the player.

But the penalties are absolutely killing us.  3 times a major penalty extended a drive on 3rd or 4th down and resulted in a TD.  I believe we had (10) penalties and (3) that were declined.  That's (13) penalties.  And much of the time, it's the veteran players.  The penalties not being fixed is on Meyer.  

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kmp10's picture

Yep, I don't know what irritates me more... the *ichigan hype machine, or Meyer's penalty machine. I don't anticipate much improvement there, as Meyer has said several times, and as recently as last week, that he's, "Not a guy who gets too upset about penalties." Penalties, at times, are unavoidable, especially when a guy is giving full effort, but Meyer's teams have too many, and the 2018 team is really bad in that regard.

When I die, sprinkle my ashes over the 70's 

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QuadCitiesBuckeye's picture

I can understand not getting overly worked up about the 5yd varieties, but FFS those 15yd penalties are back breakers, how he can not get upset about those is beyond me.

Shandy is not beer

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ZMBucks's picture

I highly doubt Urban told the DT to cartwheel into the punter. OSU actually had a normal defense out there on that play in case of a fake punt. Awareness by the player was definitely an issue which can be traced back to coaching, but he definitely wasn't supposed to be going after this kicker on that play.

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NHBuckeye's picture

LOL!  Yeah that was such a boneheaded play by Hamilton.  

And I doubt that Urban is going to stop coming after the punter completely.  The punt block was a big part of our win against PSU last season.  

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obsessed_buckeye's picture

Thanks Barf... shot a sunflower seed out of my nose while briefly giggling after reading that one

62 - 39 = 7 consecutive

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RunEddieRun1983's picture

My thought is this, if the guys rushing the punter have shown they don't have the technique to properly execute, then play protect and give the returner a chance to bring it back.

Urban Meyer left an incredible legacy. 12/4/18 Ryan Day begins his.

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blocko330's picture

Amen dude.

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.”

- TruthTeller

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osu992's picture

DroneBuck! DroneBuck! DroneBuck!

New Day for OSU. Same noon for TTUN.

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DroneBuck's picture

Pleease oh wise one. Tell me what is wrong with this thread. Is it too confusing? Is it out of bounds or inappropriate? Tell me what is wrong with this thread, i really need to know sage992.

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Johnny Amerikos's picture

You spelled fuck wrong, but other than that, seems alright to me.
 

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osu992's picture

Nothing, man! Every thought needs an audience. I'm glad you're getting all yours out there. Just disappointment people keep voting them out of existence.

New Day for OSU. Same noon for TTUN.

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Hovenaut's picture

I think what he, and others here, really mean to say is they appreciate you posting - but lead the discussion. You just have a comment here, that could go in just about any new/recent post in the OSU forum.

What I'm suggesting, is get specific - references from other games/teams, etc. Throw in some details to go with your comment/opinion:

"Meyer's obsession with (going after) punting really hurt the team"

I get it. Now back it up:

"...because the Buckeyes have been so undisciplined with penalties, because it puts the defense further back on their heels, because it kept their crowd in the game..."

And so on.

Hit us with the intel, keep posting.

I had to run away high, so I wouldn't come home low...

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Buckeye Knight's picture

Urban in every pre punt huddle

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IBLEEDSCARLETANDGRAY's picture

I'm over the penalties. It's gotten so bad that I now expect a penalty on every single fucking play.

And I get why Urban goes after punters. He's only lost 1 game in his entire career where his team blocked a punt. A blocked punt ignites the team and thats what he was hoping for. We just screwed it up, twice.

"You're the patron saint of the totally effed" - Hot Tub Time Machine

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Keze's picture

Why is a tackle on the punt team in the first place and especially bull rushing the punter.

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Maka's picture

Well we are the countries punching bag this year....thanks Zack and Urbs. Ugly defense, mistakes all over the field and terrible loss just made us the nations laughing stock. Hoping this is rock bottom. If not, God help us all. 

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bucknut1994's picture

Coach Drone at it again folks

#94Ways

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Buckeyedoc99200's picture

A wise sweater-vested man once said: The punt is the most important play in football.

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QuadCitiesBuckeye's picture

I have it on good authority that Tressel gave the TV a very stern look and shifted uncomfortably in his seat after watching Hamilton cartwheel into that punter.

Shandy is not beer

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OSUFlash's picture

Tressels defense never got gashed like this. And lost guys left and right to the NFL and just reloaded. I miss the Senator.

osuflash

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Miami of Brohio's picture

41-14? 35-3? 2 blowouts to his defenses come to mind immediately even 10 years later. Love me some Tressel, but the dude had some poor showings by the D on his record

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Das Hufeisen's picture

I might be wrong but I believe both games our D gave up fewer total yards than they did to Purdue the other night.  And those were championship caliber opponents.  And those were two of the worst offensive games in OSU recent history.

AKA the Horseshoe, the Shoe, and the House That Harley Built

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Todd-Not Boeckmann's picture

I might be wrong

you’re right

jebes Michigana

jebi rak

Ako ne možete postavljati bez gluposti ... nemojte

Ako vièeš na suce, ti si šupak
 

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IBLEEDSCARLETANDGRAY's picture

Tressels defense never got gashed like this

Haha

"You're the patron saint of the totally effed" - Hot Tub Time Machine

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