Friday Skull Session

By D.J. Byrnes on July 31, 2015 at 4:59 am
Tracy Sprinkle, DA GAWD

What in the Hell even happened yesterday? I feel like I somebody cudgeled me, which is odd considering the only narcotic with which I poisoned myself was Ohio State football.

Speaking of drugs, Ohio State has suspended Joey Bosa, Jalin Marshall, Dontre Wilson, and Corey Smith for the opener against Virginia Tech

The fools among us will bring opprobrium to these young men's doorsteps, but this news made me more excited for the opener against Virginia Tech. "Unproven" guys showing out on national stages is one of the best things in sports. (Don't believe me, believe Urban Meyer.)

Oh yeah, the first leg of the Big Ten Media Days kicked off yesterday. (We have you covered today too, by the way. Follow @11W, @EricSeger33, and @TimShoemaker.)

If you missed the Ohio State contingent's appearances on BTN, they're archived over here. Photos are this way.

Some threads you may have missed:

Some other, non-media day storylines you may have missed:

THIS WEEK'S NSFW ANTI-WORK #BANGERS. You thought I forgot them this week, huh?

I LOVE BRAXTON'S ARROGANCE. "Arrogance" is usually seen as a bad thing, but I say it's a good thing when used to describe the game of Ohio State student-athletes.  

Take Braxton, for instance. The dude has never played anything but quarterback, and yet he knows his talent will take him to the promised land:


"You ready?" "Jus get me the ball".

A photo posted by Columbus /O H I O (@braxtonmiller92) on


(This picture was taken at Urban Meyer's house after the team's trip to Zoombezi Bay.)

Good to see No. 5 getting his swagger back before camp approaches. I'm hoping to make 1,000 terabytes of Braxton GIFs this fall, OSU GIF Gods willing.

4LOKO #SHOUTOUT OF THE WEEK: THIS BUCKEYE GRANDMA. Hurling mundane abuse at athletes only gets a dipshit so far. Athletes, for the most part, have seen and heard it all.

If you're going to talk shit, at least attempt to have half the originality as this grandma.

The image of an old woman walker-ing her way onto a porch only to lift a bony finger into the air is rattling indeed. It's been three years since Michigan State has rolled into Columbus, and Jack Allen is still haunted by that grandma.

THAT'S HOW WE HECKLE IN THE BUS. Unoriginals, take a note.

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