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bucknuthoffy7

Wooster, Ohio (via Kidron, Ohio)

MEMBER SINCE   April 11, 2014

I started getting into Ohio State football in middle school around 1993 but became hooked after my first game at The Shoe in 1995. This was the game against Illinois where Eddie George ran for over 300 yards and placed himself as the Heisman front runner. I had so much fun at that game and have been passionate about Ohio State football ever since. I do my best to watch or listen to every game they play.

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  • SPORTS MOMENT: When the Buckeyes beat Miami in the 2002 National Championship game. It was the first time in my life that they won a championship.
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER: Eddie George and Ezekiel Elliott

Recent Activity

Comment 17 Feb 2019
Franklin is like a slick used car salesman. He tells these recruits everything they want to hear and promises them championships at PSU but he can never deliver it on the field in crunch time. I'm convinced they'll never be elite or even great with him as the head coach there. If Fleming is smart, he'll cut through all of Franklin's bs and go to an elite football program like Ohio State. I predict Franklin will be looking for a new job before the 2021 season.
Comment 10 Feb 2019
Tate would agree with you on this too but then he tucked his tail and took his talents to south beach. We'll never see the much anticipated Fields vs Martell competition after all. I'm sure Baldwin is not afraid of some healthy competition and he'll want to prove why he should start over Fields. It may be a long shot but anything can happen. Thanks for sticking around Mr. Baldwin. May the best man win the starting job!
Comment 15 Jan 2019
Isn't this called putting the cart before the horse? Sorry if that analogy has been used but the Fields hasn't done anything yet in the scarlet and gray let alone been determined eligible to play immediately by the NCAA. I'm guessing his odds of winning the Heisman are higher than Haskins were this time last year. Don't get me wrong, I want Fields to take the big ten by storm this year but this is ridiculous!
Comment 15 Jan 2019
I have a hard time believing any respectable NFL franchise that needs a QB would have Murray ahead of Haskins. I'm not saying Murray is going to be a bust but he is so short and doesn't have the arm strength that Haskins does. Running QB's do not last in the NFL because of the hits they take. Haskins fits the mold of a NFL QB with his height, arm strength and accuracy. I'd take him over Murray anyday. Think Haskins has a bright future as a NFL QB if he can stay healthy.
Comment 14 Jan 2019
I think somewhere between the time that Tate interviewed before the Rose Bowl and he put his name into the transfer portal, something happened to sour him on staying that we don't know all the details about. He seemed pretty confident in his ability to win the starting job in the spring during those interviews and he was very sure of himself. I think Ryan Day had an honest conversation with him after the Rose Bowl about the direction of the offense and he knew his style play wasn't going to fit Day's QB philosophy vs. Meyers QB system. I think the QB room will be fine when it all shakes out by the Fall. Looking forward to a healthy competition and will be rooting on whoever they determine is the best guy for the job to win games.
Comment 14 Jan 2019
Oh no, the sky is falling on Day! Relax, Fields was a really nice first transfer into the program if you ask me. I'm sure Day has a plan to get another QB for depth. Maybe Ohio State is better off without Martell if he doesn't want to stick around and compete with the other guys to be the starting QB in 2019?
Comment 11 Jan 2019
I believed that Martell would get his shot this year before news broke of Field's transfer to Ohio State. I was never really high on Tate but thought he would be similar to JT Barrett with a run-first mentality. I followed him on Twitter and he ran his mouth a lot and said some things that were pretty bold. He even sounded like he was going to stay around and fight to win the starting job. I wonder if coach Day sat him down after that and had a good honest conversation with him. I still think he has a lot of maturing to do (as most of us did at that age.) It's too bad it didn't work out for him at Ohio State, but I'm sure he'll land on his feet somewhere and get another shot. Good luck! Next man up!
Comment 04 Jan 2019
No doubt, it's a new Day in Columbus! Adding Fields only makes the QB room a lot better. However, I could see Tate transferring if Fields beats him out this spring. Hope we'll keep him and Baldwin for depth at QB. Keep it going Coach Day!
Comment 03 Jan 2019
Great to hear that Fuller is returning! This is bigger than landing a 5 star because Fuller is really good and has all that college experience at safety. Many 5 stars don't play a lot as freshmen and some never pan out. Our D has the potential to be really tough next season. Welcome back Jordan!
Comment 30 Dec 2018
I didn't waste my time watching a second of either of those semifinal playoff games yesterday. Want their ratings to tank! Notre Dame was not 1 of the 4 best teams even though they were undefeated. If that's the case, why didn't UCF get in too? Ohio St, Oklahoma and Georgia were all very close. Until they go to an 8 team playoff, do away with conference championship games and take the top team winning percentage from the power 5 conferences and 3 at at-large teams (with no more than 2 losses) and play first round of playoffs at home field of the 4 best (eye test) teams, this subjective 4 team playoff will continue to be boring and you'll get to see 2 or 3 of the same teams every year. They can do it (like in every other college football level) but the powers that be are too stubborn and tone deaf to make it happen.
Comment 29 Dec 2018
I'm guessing Day will push hard to make Grinch a bigger offer to stay and Schiano is on his way out. We know what Schiano can do as the defensive coordinator and having full control but Grinch hasn't been given that opportunity yet. He's young and has strong Ohio ties so I would hope they'll find a way to keep Grinch around. I'm fine with getting a new LB coach. Davis has not impressed. I think Day may replace Coach Stud on the offensive side of things. I like the idea of bringing in the guy from Oklahoma State if possible.
Comment 27 Dec 2018
I think Schiano has done a lot of great things in his last 3 years with Ohio State and he seems like a class act. I also know that his defense has had some awful games the last few years that have cost them a shot in the playoffs (see Iowa and Purdue) after being Big Ten champions the last 2 years. I don't recall seeing Ohio State teams play this inconsistent on defense in a long time and they have a lot of talent out there. I know early departures to the NFL have hurt but you don't see Alabama having games like this each year. Something needs to change and I'm not paid enough to figure that out. Day will have some difficult decisions to make after the Rose Bowl. I'm guessing Davis will be gone and Grinch will be retained with a larger role. I could see Day giving Schiano 1 more year too. Hopefully he'll make the necessary changes to get the Buckeyes back to playing like the tough Silver Bullet defenses of old.
Comment 23 Dec 2018
2020 very well could be Ohio State's best wide receiver class ever. Hartline has done a great job in his first year as the interim coach. Glad Day gave him the full time title. I'm really happy with the 2 receivers from the 2019 class too. I think it's realistic we land 4 of those guys mentioned above in the 2020 class. I would love to see Hartline land Smith-Njigba, Scott, Jarrett and Flemming.
Comment 20 Dec 2018
I hope coach Day can lock down the top talent in the state of Ohio each year and get 5-10 Ohio kids who are Ohio State material. I think most of the Ohio recruits grow up following and dreaming of playing for Ohio State. They get what it means to be a Buckeye, The Game and have that midwest toughness. I also would love to see the staff continue to get the rest of the players out of the top 250 most talented players in the nation. I believe recruiting Texas, Florida and Georgia the hardest is where so much of the top talent is because of population and the quality caliber of high school football in those states. Ohio should always be top priority but you still need great talent outside the state to stay competitive for a national title.
Comment 20 Dec 2018
I see them picking up 3 more guys to fill out this class. I think you'll see Nester, a CB and a QB transfer (hopefully Fields). I'd be shocked if Haskins stays. I also expect Hill, Fuller and at least one of the corners to leave early. I really like the quality of this class and it will get better. It's hard to say this is Days first class since he won't officially be the head coach until after the bowl game. The 2020 class will be all Days with Meyer out of the picture.
Comment 18 Dec 2018
I'm interested to see how everything unfolds over the next few days. I don't think Fields transfers to Ohio State if he knows Haskins is returning for another year. He doesn't want to sit again. I'd love to keep Battle but feel like Harrison is a bigger priority considering that he's the top Ohio prospect with a close proximity to the campus. I'm hoping we'll see a few more key recruits who are waiting commit in February to finish out the class.
Comment 18 Dec 2018
If Fields comes to Ohio State, my guess is someone transfers out. I don't know much about him other than the player rankings from last year but if Ryan Day feels good about him then I'm all for him coming to Columbus. May the best man win to take over at QB next year as they try to replace Haskins. As far as playoff expansion goes, I don't think an 8 team playoff can get here fast enough. They will not regret it. Too bad the powers that be are dragging their feet on it.
Comment 17 Dec 2018
It would be great to get Haskins back for 1 more year but would be shocked if he didn't leave for the NFL. I think it will be hard for him to improve his Draft stock much more than it is now. Maybe he has real aspirations to be a team captain, win the Heisman and win a national championship with the Buckeyes? 2 of the 3 will be very difficult but not impossible. He'll have to beat out Murray and Tua again plus anyone else who bursts onto the scene next year. He'll be losing 4 reliable veteran receivers and so you have to think it will be harder for him to top this years record numbers. If money is the greatest driving factor for him, I would say the Rose Bowl will be the last game we'll see him in a Buckeye uniform. Maybe he'll shock everyone and come back another year. Hope he does.