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Boston, KY (via Tiltonsville, OH)

MEMBER SINCE   August 26, 2014

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Comment 11 hours ago

Not a knock on him, but JF is nowhere near Braxton in the way he runs.  Braxton was quick, shifty, and fast all at the same time.  JF is certainly fast, but he is a strider.  At his size, he's never going to be shifty like Braxton.  But he's definitely a better passer than Braxton, no doubt about it.

Comment 11 Sep 2019

It was 18 years ago.

Edit: Whoops, didn't notice the original post was from last year.  My bad.

Comment 11 Sep 2019

I was working at a small software consulting firm in Westerville at the time.  Driving in to work on 9/11, I heard the news that a plane had hit the WTC.  I walked into the office just in time to see the second plane hit.  I knew right away that it was no coincidence, and some bad stuff was going down.  Later in the day, we got the news about the other two planes, and all of the confusion and panic.

Less than 2 weeks later, I was in Manhattan for a software development conference.  My friend and I made 2 trips to Ground Zero.  It was surreal, to say the least.  Here are a few photos that I took there.

Evil never sleeps.  Never forget, my friends.

Comment 09 Aug 2019

Participation trophies are for Little League.  And even then, ya gotta be on the team when the season's over.

I coached football for several years, and we always had some kids that quit along the way.  No matter how good they were, or how hard they worked, they didn't get an invite to the team banquet.

Comment 22 Jul 2019

This is about as strong a roster as Michigan could hope for considering the fact the Wolverines haven't had a CFP appearance to leverage in recruiting. You're not going to put together mega-classes like Alabama, Clemson and Ohio State do until you make the playoff and win a national title — like Alabama, Clemson and Ohio State have. 

Here's my take on this quote: Forget about leveraging a CFP appearance in recruiting.  How do you go about de-leveraging pathetic bowl losses to Florida (41-15) and South Carolina (26-19) the last 2 years?  Games that UM should have won, on paper, except that their players (and coaches?) checked out of mentally and/or literally.  I thought Bo's motto was, "The Team, the Team, the Team."  When players are checking out, it's not "the Team" anymore.  Until you fix those problems, you can forget about ever making it past OSU, Alabama, and Clemson.