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MEMBER SINCE   March 31, 2013


  • SPORTS MOMENT: OSU win vs Alabama in 2015 Sugar Bowl.

    Golden State losing a 3-1 lead to the Cavaliers in the 2016 NBA Finals.

    Tim Tebow beating the Steelers in 2011 playoffs on a walk off OT touchdown.
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER: Ezekiel Elliott, Tim Tebow, Carlos Hyde, Joe Adams
  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL PLAYER: DeAngelo Russell, Zion Williamson
  • NFL TEAM: Whoever can beat the Patriots
  • NBA TEAM: Cavaliers

Recent Activity

Comment 29 Dec 2019

We got robbed, plain as day. We can talk about our own missed opportunities, but the bottom line is you shouldn't have to battle against a replay official in addition to the boys on the field in orange. 

Kind of in denial, but life soon moves on. I will say however that if we get surprised by Shaun, Okudah, JK and Chase coming back, it will make this loss easier to take.

Comment 25 Dec 2019

I actually think their offense is going to have a hard time against us. They are finesse-ish and most of their success comes from essentially saying "we're better than you" and using their 1st round receivers to RPO the heck out of teams that do not have the horses to challenge them. We are perfectly suited to defend them because our strength of having 3 stout corners on the field at all times to challenge them will help take away what they want to do most. I have a hard time believing that Higgins and Ross are going to maul Okudah and Arnette, and I don't think Clemson is built to, nor wants to hand the ball to Etienne 25-30 times.  

If you look back to previous big games against strong OOC opponents, (USC, Washington, Clemson in 2016, OU in 2017) our defense typically plays much better than anticipated, and in both the Clemson and OU games, the defense really played great until the offense's horrendous ineptitude eventually let the dam break.  

I predict the OSU offense to have some high points and some difficult stretches. I believe its actually going to be a lower-scoring game than many others think. In the end, I think Clemson's offense has enough trouble dealing with our D-line and secondary, and our offense grinds the game and makes enough crucial plays to win. 

27-20 Bucks, half time score 17-10 Bucks

Comment 20 Dec 2019

I started off pretty doubtful that we could pull this thing off, but the more I read and the closer it comes to the 28th, the more confident I am becoming. Clemson's front reminds me a bit of TTUN's front with the 3-3-5 stuff, and we mauled them. They are very athletic on the back end, but they have not seen anything like what Ohio State's offense brings. We'll see how it goes.

Excellent stuff Spartan.

Comment 17 Dec 2019
From what I've read and what I've seen from watching his teams play, he has the ability to implement multiple different defensive schemes and can apparently teach them in such a way that the players can fully grasp and understand them. They have multiple packages from 3 down and 4 down fronts which makes it difficult on the offense to decipher what's coming. I think Venables' defenses become significantly more deadly when he has elite lineman that are versatile. He has some ridiculous blitz packages - I took a brief look at the 2016 Fiesta Bowl on YouTube and while yes, our offense was a total failure in that game, some of the looks that their defense gave us in that game was unlike any other team I've seen. They can do a lot of shifting and movement, and go from 4 to 3 down or vice-versa pre-snap and blitz anybody from any spot. Basically, he's great at making it hard on the QB. I'm sure a bright football mind will know much more about what makes him great, but that's what I've seen.
Comment 16 Dec 2019

The difference is the comment you referenced above is at least quoted, so we know he's referring to something that someone else (Urban Meyer) said. 

My comment wasn't meant to be taken personally, I just thought the standard they like for this board is higher than copying an article and using it to make a comment on this board as if you yourself came up with that thought. Seems a bit silly to me. Anyway, carry on!

Comment 14 Dec 2019
The thing that gets me is their love of Virginia, but only because even Dabo himself tried to tell everyone how great Virginia would be in any other conference. Take a look at their schedule and who they lost to - it's hilarious they were ever ranked. For perspective, Notre Dame beat UVA by 15. Then a couple weeks later, TTUN dominated Notre Dame from start to finish and ran them off the field.
Comment 14 Dec 2019
If that happens this year and any of our lineman see it, then someone in Orange is gonna get their clock cleaned.
Comment 09 Dec 2019

Honestly you can't really get worked up over people like that. Its dead obvious that they don't watch our team, nor do they know football. As others have said, you can't get a real gauge of a fanbase by looking at what a group of about 20 mouth-breathers say on a fanboy message board.

I'm sure many of their people are cautiously optimistic, much like we are. It will be a great game.

Comment 05 Dec 2019
We're going to pound either team but probably Utah because they don't know us at all, our history against Pac12 teams is superb, and they don't have the talent we do. OU knows us plus Grinch has coached here and knows our players, so they could maybe scheme up some things to give us some issues. Regardless though, we're gonna maul whichever team we play. We could leave the punt team in Columbus if we play OU.
Comment 01 Dec 2019

I'm really beginning to think this game is going to lose a bit of it's edge over the next 10-15 years. They are not on OSU's caliber right now (and haven't been for years) and they are not good enough each year with Harbaugh to be able to devote as much time and energy to the game as we do for them. Each year they lose like this to us, the more uphill the battle will be in recruiting. Basically, they've got a steep incline to scale and each year they don't scale it, the incline gets steeper. 

Unless we get hit with some crazy NCAA penalty, or some totally off-base catastrophic event happens that kills the program for several years, this is probably going to start getting ugly. Especially for as long as Day is here. 

Comment 01 Dec 2019

If we have Wade, 42-10 with domination from start to finish. If not, 52-21 with the first half looking ugly-ish like the first half of Michigan.

Have to believe that Wisconsin is going to (try) to take a page out of what Michigan did with the 12 personnel and spreading the field against the 4-4 defense. Even if we do have Wade, I think they will catch us with some plays that force us to adjust early on. Gotta believe that they are going to come with some wrinkles - they know they can't ram the football downhill against us.

Comment 29 Nov 2019

I've seen fire and I've seen rain.....but that is a new level of hilariously-stupid.

Comment 18 Nov 2019

This is gonna be interesting. Glad to see so much national attention on campus this weekend. Fox really is going hard on competing with ESPN.

Personally, I'd love to see the St John lawn empty and the southeast tower full. I used to watch ESPN and Gameday, but Fox has really stolen the show. Difference is one crew knows football and the other doesn't. Don't mind Rece Davis but the rest of those dudes just vomit out their mouths with nothing of substance for 2 hours, and Corso is (sadly) just a figure head. 

Go Bucks!

Comment 16 Nov 2019

I'm just glad we get to see our guys play a team to their caliber. It was clear as day that the coaches just wanted to get this one over with today. 

Comment 11 Nov 2019
I look at a lot. They have every category you can think of. It's hard to comprehend just how impressive we have been. Outside of that run we made in 2014, this year's offense has probably been the best and most balanced (probably not quite the most talented though) that we've had, maybe ever? I wasn't alive in the 70s and 80s but I don't remember us ever being this balanced on O. The funny thing is this defense is probably still the strength of our team. We are number one in scoring D, passing D, and total D. We are 8th in rushing D and 2nd in opponent 3rd down conversions. It's just remarkable how good these guys have been this year. Hope we get to keep this coaching staff in tact for at least a few more years. If we do it's gonna be a smoke show for the rest of the big ten.
Comment 10 Nov 2019

I'm personally not worried about anyone this year till we get to the playoffs. This team has a scary level of focus this year.

The only takeaway I have from that LSU game today is how far ahead Burrow and Tua are in relation to Fields. I realize they're a couple years more experienced than him, but my goodness the level of QB play in that game was ridiculous. If anything concerns me, its that LSU or Clemson might be able to take away our run game and/or force us to have to play from behind and throw the ball more, and Fields has quite frankly been very average on longer throws against tight coverage. 

Comment 09 Nov 2019

I think they move to at least 11th but any further than that is really up in the air. I have a hard time believing that they move them above Baylor, OU, Utah, and Oregon even though that is what should happen. 

Comment 04 Nov 2019

Be Alabama or Georgia and have twenty-five 5 star recruits on your team, or get a Joe Burrow with future NFL receivers and a future NFL offensive line. 

In all seriousness, probably employ what Penn State has done in years past on defense, which is basically slant the D line and bring an extra hat in the box on the weak side. Play a soft 3 deep shell in the secondary and blitz Fields to hell and hope that you get home and get to him mentally. 

Offensively idk cuz there isn't a play in the book that takes Chase Young out of the equation. You gotta be able to run the ball or you have no chance against us this year.