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Buckeye74


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Comment 28 Aug 2018

I consider Heather Dinich to be one of the better ESPN writers with interesting insights on a range of college football issues.  However, her 8/23 commentary where she accused Urban Meyer of lying and "still doesn't get it" regarding domestic violence and "apologizing more to Buckeye Nation than he did to Courtney Smith" has crossed a journalistic line.  Didn't she read the report?  Why yes, she acknowledged as much on the podcast.  Then why didn't she report that the investigative committee found that he did not cover up domestic violence and did not consider his statement to the BIG10 reporters a lie?  The 3-game suspension was for failing "to take sufficient management action relating to Zach Smiths misconduct".  Monday morning quarterbacking at its worst!  For that, Heather (and every other ESPN opinion writer) wants one of the top coaches in a generation fired?  She goes further to depict any and all Buckeye fans that do not agree with her as immoral and stupid.  

Heather, if being interested in truth and fairness makes me immoral or stupid, I plead guilty.  The committee is on record and the national media (looking at you ESPN) are either willfully ignorant, of just lazy hacks.  Take your pick.  How Urban Meyer can speak civilly to any of those clowns in the future is a testament to his character, and an indictment of theirs.  

Comment 03 Mar 2018

The Buckeyes have achieved amazing things this year but this loss reflects the lack of depth and execution that many of us expected. Tate's heart couldn't overcome PSU's interior defense.  Dakich's intensity wasn't enough to guard Price at the end.  KBD couldn't carry the team by himself.  What this team did give us was effort. I'll take that and look forward to the 2nd year of the Holtman era. 

PS- shout-out to the assistant coaches. They are developing players in a way we haven't seen for awhile. 

Comment 09 Sep 2017

Baker Mayfield was exceptional. JT Barrett was not. That was a butt kicking slightly less embarrassing than Clemson. Maybe Lincoln Riley said "Those boys are in trouble" too when he looked at film.   Pathetic offense tonight. 

Woody Hays always said you either get better or you get worse. What's it going to be Coach Meyer???

Comment 05 Jun 2017

I have a daughter at South Carolina and followed Frank Martin this year. I hope he gets a close look. He grows on you. Successful at K State and just took South Carolina (South Carolina!!) to the final four. His teams play tough, tough defense and his players hustle.  He seems a cut above some of the names being mentioned. 

Comment 23 Oct 2016

Woody Hayes had a saying: "You either get better, or you get worse."  Hard to see that this team has gotten better (especially the O-line) since the Oklahoma game.  That said, it was a team effort contributing to the loss.  Credit to Penn State for finding a way to win. 

Comment 26 Mar 2016

Good year for the Buckeyes and we should be proud of them.  But it seemed the team was gassed again last night ( same as the B1G tournament) either due to lack of depth, conditioning or hustle. Tennessee constantly beat them down court for easy buckets.  Whichever it is I hope it gets addresses next year. 

Comment 05 Jan 2016

Blue fans are trying to make lemonade out of lemons. The lemons are that the Buckeyes have NFL players and Michigan Man doesn't. The lemonade is that they now hope that the talent drain brings OSU closer to them. Maybe they haven't been paying attention to who is on the Buckeye bench. An endless supply of  lemons for TTUN.

Comment 07 Dec 2015

Let's see.  PAC 12 has 2 teams in the BCS Top 20 and have a Heisman finalist. ACC has 3 in the Top 20 and has a finalist.   SEC has 4 Top 20 teams and a finalist. The B1G has 5 teams in the Top 20 and it's Offensive Player of the Year is not even invited to NY.  Maybe if we had all volunteered to chip in for airfare they might have added a fourth.

Comment 08 Nov 2015

The Clemson offensive play calling was impressive, especially the screen passes.  I hope we develop some offensive consistency over the next 2 weeks with JTB to expand the playbook quite a bit more.  I would like to think the Buckeye defensive line would cause Clemson some problems. FSU didn't have much pressure on Deshaun Watson at all.

Comment 07 Sep 2014

The ACC (Florida State, Clemson, Miami, VT) puts more players in the NFL than does the B1G so saying that these guys can't play isn't supported by the facts.  VT has 21 pros to our 31.  As to this game, I believe VT is a good, well coached team with a very good defense that, unfortunately, matched up well with our weaknesses (inexperienced O-line and quarterback).  Their quarterback was smart and played well enough to win (I know, our 3rd down defense needs work).  

What do you think would happen in a rematch at the end of the year when our offense is experienced and we have more balance between offense and defense?  I'd like our chances. 

Comment 01 Apr 2014

Saw him play this year versus Mater Dei (Santa Ana).  Two excellent programs and he was, by far, the best player on the field. Didn't know he was this highly rated.