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americanpilot1


Salem, SC (via Attica, OH)

MEMBER SINCE   August 28, 2012

1975 Grad TOSU
9 Years USMC Officer Pilot
AA Pilot since 1984
Retired 2018
Moved to SC

Favorites

  • SPORTS MOMENT: OSU Vs TTUN 1975
    OSU vs the U 2002
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER: Archie
  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL PLAYER: Havlicek
  • NFL TEAM: Bears
  • NHL TEAM: Blackhawks
  • NBA TEAM: Bulls
  • MLB TEAM: Cubs
  • SOCCER TEAM: Manchester United

Recent Activity

Comment 02 Jan 2020

I am sitting here watching the Flying Fikells beat up on the BC Eagles. I just can’t wrap my head around how when Shaun Wade got ejected the wheels came off and we couldn’t play next man up. It looked like our 2018 defense reincarnated. Amazing that we still had a shot in the end even if it fell short. Speaks a lot about our offense and their capabilities even with a hobbled quarterback and running back!

Comment 30 Dec 2019

Just in jest and not to get political 

Maybe we need a FISA court!

LOL

Is it OKAY to LOL at your own text when you post it

Comment 23 Dec 2019

The good news is that it definitely should be a home game atmosphere in Phoenix. Living in SC and surrounded by major Clemson alumni who are rabid fans and supporters, they usually travel to support the team but unlike other years not one of my many Clemson friends is attending the game. They will however make the trip to New Orleans. 

I say Not so Fast!! We’ve got something to say about that! Go Bucks!

Comment 23 Dec 2019

Just had lunch with friends in the actual city of Clemson and although the team is in Arizona they said the team in addition to the normal game planning has spent three times the normal emphasis at practice dedicated to stripping the ball. They are counting on being able to create turnovers and forcing Dobbins and Fields to put the ball on the ground. They believe we are susceptible to that.

Comment 23 Dec 2019

The team with the best defense will win as the axiom goes and this game will be no different. The key for us are two things, will the rest of the defensive line show up and support Chase Young and will the DB’s and corners cover! The final straw will be containing the Lawrence run game. I saw Trevor demoralize many defenses this year and extend drives when everyone was covered with his legs. He’s a superb.athlete and he is not dinged up or restricted in his mobility.

Comment 04 Dec 2019

Dave McClain award named after one of my relatives who was a Buckeye from Upper Sandusky. Assistant at TOSU 1969-1970. Head coach at Ball State then was the coach at UW and put football on the map there. Died at 48 from a heart attack while head coach there. Buckeye background. HS coach at Crestline I believe.

Comment 04 Dec 2019

Dave McClain award named after one of my relatives who was a Buckeye from Upper Sandusky. Assistant at TOSU 1969-1970. Head coach at Ball State then was the coach at UW and put football on the map there. Died at 48 from a heart attack while head coach there. Buckeye background. HS coach at Crestline I believe.

Comment 02 Jan 2019

I could only imagine that he returns to coaching if he feels really healthy. What a great gift to pay him back for what he has done here if our state of the art leading edge medical department could solve his medical issues!

In the meantime what an asset he can be in his new role. I’m sure his new position will transpire as time goes by but I can envision something comparable to what Barry Alvarez is doing at Wisky.

i guess it points to the fact that it should be Family Health and Success in that order! Urban has two of the three. I hope he achieves the third.

Comment 01 Jan 2019

I’m glad you pointed this out to me. I can’t remember when I was so dissatisfied with a 13-1 season and bowl win. I felt this team seldom played to their potential. This article makes me feel better but I am re-examining what would have made me happy. Maybe being a Buckeye fan has established in me expectations that are seldom attainable. At the same time congrats to this team and what they have accomplished this year.

Comment 01 Jan 2019

Like Duffy Daugherty once said after a tie. “Felt like kissing your sister”. That’s what it felt like at the end of the game after the second half performance in the win. I shouldn’t feel that way after a 13-1 season but I feel like this team only played up to their potential in one game this year. I would have liked to have seen them totally focused in the CFP playoffs. It could have been 2014 all over again. Just my opinion.

Comment 13 Dec 2018

Urban knows how to prepare for a bowl game. Prepare and peak at the right time. We had our ups and downs this year but the team that played TTUN could have defeated anyone including Alabama and Georgia. The best part is we have 15 practices or the equivalent of Spring training to improve for not only Washington but next year in general. The players seem motivated to win the Rose Bowl for each other and for Urban