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BuckIDave


Portsmouth, Ohio (via Same as location)

MEMBER SINCE   September 29, 2015

Avid distance runner and cyclist; have run for 47 years; 13 marathons and 4 ultramarathons; won age group award (3rd) in 2018 Summer Motion 10K in Ashland, KY; strong Christian faith; ran Parkersburg Half Marathon in August 2017 in 2:22. Compiles and posts historical content for www.trojanhoops.org, a website about Portsmouth Trojans boys basketball

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  • SPORTS MOMENT: Running 2:55 in the 1985 St.Louis Marathon
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER: Don't really have one
  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL PLAYER: Don't really have one
  • NFL TEAM: Cleveland Browns
  • NHL TEAM: Columbus Blue Jackets
  • NBA TEAM: Cleveland Cavaliers
  • MLB TEAM: Cleveland Indians

Recent Activity

Comment 15 Apr 2019

Coach Day won't name a starter and is smart in not doing so. The competition between now and 8/31 should make both of them better. The spring game/scrimmage/practice should never determine who the starter should be. The passing stats that came out of Saturday just don't really mean that much at all. Lots of time left to make that big decision by the coaching staff.

One thing was easy to see.......Fields has much more mobility than Baldwin. What no one knows is how much value Coach Day puts on that when it comes to the 2019 Buckeye offense.

Comment 04 Apr 2019

Good info about the O-line........it's critical to have depth for this unit, because most likely someone will unfortunately get injured at some point of the season.  It will be interesting to see if this group is better at run or pass blocking, or consistently good at both.

Comment 27 Mar 2019

I think it's okay to review pass interference along with other things, but just don't take so long to do it. There are calls that are crucial to a game and that have to be the right call, but it shouldn't take 5 minutes to review it. If the officials can't decide within a maximum of 2 minutes or less, then the call on the field should stand. Also, why not limit the number of reviews in the first 3 quarters, when so many games are decided by what happens in the final 15 minutes?

What if during a review for PI, the officials see some other obvious discretion (targeting?).....will that be ignored while determining PI? 

The new rule sounds good, but there are kinks that will no doubt result in the rule being tweaked as some point.

Comment 26 Mar 2019

One thing I learned a long time ago about Ohio State football is to not worry about recruiting a certain position. The Buckeyes will always get their fair share of talent........my concern is will that talent perform up to their ability?

Comment 15 Feb 2019

With a new coach and a new QB, I like where the Buckeyes are at.........in the 2014 NC season, OSU started out at #16. We will rise while others will fall.

Comment 17 Jan 2019

Will Allen's interception at the goal line vs. Michigan in the closing seconds in the 14-9 2002 game clinched an undefeated regular season for the Buckeyes. Of course we went on to beat Miami in the Fiesta Bowl for the NC. OSU became the first team to go 14-0.

The sea of fans dressed in scarlet on the field after the game was an unforgettable sight. Buckeye fans from end zone to end zone.

Comment 17 Jan 2019

It will be interesting to see if the 2019 Buckeyes are a pass first team. I don't think it matters who the QB is (Fields or Baldwin), the issue will be whether Coach Day embraces that philosophy.  Based on his 3 game internship last season, I think he favors the air game.

Comment 17 Jan 2019

Ohio State is and should be more than just beating Michigan. With that said, I think there's a lot of intrigue with Coach Day's first year. Expectations are always high, but Day knows this is what he signed up for. I think he'll do just fine.

Comment 10 Jan 2019

If Tate decides to transfer, best wishes to him......he will succeed somewhere......Coach Meyer wanted him. I don't begrudge Coach Day for warming up to Fields coming in. He wants the best QB for his Buckeyes......if Fields is indeed that, then so be it. 

Comment 10 Jan 2019

If Tate decides to transfer, best wishes to him......he will succeed somewhere......Coach Meyer wanted him. I don't begrudge Coach Day for warming up to Fields coming in. He wants the best QB for his Buckeyes......if Fields is indeed that, then so be it. 

Comment 09 Jan 2019

Really like that he's coming back. Very dependable on returns and in the passing game. Seems like he never drops a ball.

Comment 09 Jan 2019

Kitchens is part of the chemistry that made the Browns offense and Baker Mayfield a headache for opposing defensive coordinators. Any hire of this sort is a risk, but I think it's a safer risk than hiring someone outside the organization that might come in and mess up the chemistry that exists.