Personal news: I am stepping away from the Skull Session for a two-day excursion to Cumberland Gap. Kevin, the Hand of the King, will handle the Thursday and Friday Skull Sessions. Please spit on him as you do me.
- Imagining what Madden 19 would look like, if that were a thing that existed.
- Teams talented enough to derail local championship hopes.
- The 2018 Confessional. My confessional is there should only be four scholarship sports at Ohio State and the rest should be intramurals.
- Have a tailgate recipe the world needs to know about? Submit it to the Official 11W Tailgate Cookbook. The author of the highest-voted recipe receives a $50 gift certificate to Eleven Warriors Dry Goods.
Word of the Day: Obelus.
REAL RECOGNIZES REAL. On another timeline, Braxton Miller went on to win a Heisman Trophy as a quarterback at Ohio State. Unfortunately on this one his shoulder didn't cooperate.
Nonetheless, Miller, entering his third year as a Houston Texans receiver, recently returned to the Dayton area for a youth camp where he tabbed Dwayne Haskins as the next in line.
“I told him that one day he’s going to win the Heisman,” Miller said with a smile. “I’ve known Dwayne for two years now. Man, he’s dope, he’s nice.”
“You know, if he doesn’t run [as much] — and you can’t expect him to do some the things that we did — he’s a hell of a passer,” Miller said. “But he’s mobile. I’ve seen him run, and he’s nice, man.
“I mean, he’s going to strive for it. And they’re going to fix it up for him and put the best situation around him.”
Choo choo, y'all. A reckoning is coming, and enemies of our glorious state won't like it.
NO ONE MAN SHOULD HAVE ALL THAT POWER. The multimillionaire Urban Meyer turned 54 yesterday. What do you get a man who treats the world as his oyster? As it turns out, he remains a suburban dad at heart.
A power washer. No lie. Lol pic.twitter.com/YXQq5T82GZ— Shelley Meyer (@spinnershells) July 10, 2018
I knew I was getting old when I reveled in purchasing a washer and dryer. I know I'll reach the next chapter of my life when a power washer enters the fray.
THIS GUY GETS IT. The New Orleans Saints have turned into a safe-haven for former Buckeyes. Though they have old Tressel standbys like Kurt Coleman and Tedd Ginn, it has a lot to do with the type of player Urban Meyer produces:
.@drewbrees on @BullandFox re: @Cantguardmike Ill take Ohio State guys every day of the wk b/c Urban Meyer has built quite a program. Theres a mindset w/ all those guys. They love to compete & theyre fun to play w/ so Ill take em all. Tell Urban to keep sending em our way— Keith Britton (@KeithBritton86) July 10, 2018
Sorry to disappoint Brees, but the Browns cracked the code in the past draft. The floodgates will open after Denzel Ward's rookie year.
POTENTIAL CURSE, AHOY. If Urban Meyer never wins another championship at Ohio State it will be because he welshed on a 2014 championship bet.
Darron Lee hasn't forgotten:
Coach Meyer: "We Beat Bama and whomever and I'll get a tattoo of that trophy"— Darron Lee (@DLeeMG8) July 10, 2018
The Team: K. Bet. pic.twitter.com/CaSaKJO1tA
Get the dang tattoo, Urban. It's the right thing to do.
HARBAUGH! This is the man upon which Michigan pins its hopes this season:
Doesnt look like Jims a Lets beat traffic guy pic.twitter.com/to3SnKWFnw— Busted Coverage (@bustedcoverage) July 10, 2018
Good luck with that one, blue noses.