Skull Session: C.J. Stroud Watches Film on Vacation, Tyvis Powell and J.T. Barrett Discuss Practice Memories, and Quinn Ewers Gets an Aston Martin

By Kevin Harrish on June 9, 2022 at 5:55 am
C.J. Stroud is blocking out the haters in today's skull session.

File another story in the "Kamryn Babb is a good human" category.

On the other hand, Jace showed up at a camp only to learn from someone who could have taught him the same thing in their living room? Kid should get his money back, in my opinion.

Word of the Day: Hellacious.

 FOOTBALL GUY. To the army of Internet commenters who want their football heroes to do absolutely nothing besides football, I have good news: C.J. Stroud is your guy.

“Between now and (summer practice), I’m going to go somewhere and work out,” Stroud said. “I had a little vacation time. I went to the Virgin Islands That was my first vacation I’ve ever been on. It was an amazing time.

“I don’t really believe in vacation. Even on vacation, I try to get in some kind of workout in or watch film.”

Personally, I'm a huge fan of vacation and do absolutely everything I can to avoid work of any kind while I'm on it.

I guess I'm just built different.

 “YOUNG AND DUMB.” Football practice ain't always the world's most entertaining event, but I'd imagine that it probably is with Tyvis Powell on the field.

J.T. Barrett joined Tyvis on a sports talk show yesterday, and the pair gave us the slightest description of what a Buckeye football practice looked like in those couple of years immediate following the 2014 natty – they also told a great story of Tyvis welcoming a young Joe Burrow to college football.

So, what are we going to have to do to get some sort of Hard Knocks-style video footage from Spring and Fall of that 2015 season? My wife is not prepared for how much money I would spend acquiring such film if it ever became available.

 NOT TO BE OUTDONE... It would seem that the latest arms race in college football is what kind of car a star player can snag as their everyday driver.

A few weeks ago we had Bijan Robinson inking an NIL deal with a Lambo dealership, then yesterday news broke of C.J. Stroud getting himself a Bently G Wagon in a similar deal.

Apparently, Quinn Ewers didn't want to be left out.

These are cool and all, but I'm still waiting for when an athlete is going to ink an NIL deal with OPEC. That's the real winner.

 WELCOME ABOARD. It looks like Ohio State's design team got a little boost yesterday. Folks, say hello to Ethan Hunt, who will undoubtedly be creating digital masterpieces in the very near future.

If I had my way, we would have broken out the red banner for this. Lord knows these fellows are just as vital to the program as a five-star teen.

 SONG OF THE DAY. "Great Balls of Fire" by Jerry Lee Lewis.

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