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Comment 13 Jan 2017

The official on the field is not doing the review (in college football).  This was the first year that the B1G even let them see the video that was being reviewed, and my understanding is that that was done just so they could understand what actually happened.  Basically your suggestion is exactly how NCAA replay has always worked, except that the review interruptions do not require coaches to challenge.

Comment 09 Dec 2016

They aren't getting rich, but they are getting paid.  OSU yearly cost of attendance:  ​​​$​25,820 for Ohio residents and ​$44,784 for out of state students.  Plus personal tutors, trainers, and some of the best NFL training in the country.  It is popular to ignore this money because it pales in comparison to NFL salaries, but the vast majority of NCAA players get 4-5 years of free living and a free college education and have zero chance to go pro.  

Comment 06 Dec 2016

I think that this is a function of how Meyer runs his program.  Tressel largely had a different approach and I think we experienced quite a bit less turnover during his tenure.  I believe we've increased our national ranking in average assistance salary since Tressel left, so I don't really feel pay is an issue as much as the type of person Meyer hires.

Comment 06 Oct 2016

I could imagine people wanting to go be with their families for the storm.  Might be slightly distracting wondering whether your (and/or parents') home is about to be flooded out.  It's weird they're not making up the game.

Comment 03 Sep 2016

Tim Shoemaker.  Not sure what's up with the "most since" stats.  "The 77 points scored are the most by an Ohio State team since a 76-0 win over Florida A&M Sept. 21, 2013." "The Buckeyes’ 417 passing yards rank fourth-most in a single game in school history. The total is the most since throwing for 387 at Indiana in 2003."  Why not list the last time there were actually more??  Thanks for the quick recap.

This did not look like the youngest team in FBS today.  Great performance.