If I had to put odds based on where we stand today, I’d say:
Hancock - 99.9%
EE - 90%
Malone - 60%
JT - 55%
Davis - 45%
Leigh - 35%
Burton - 30%
All things considered, landing even four of these guys would be absolutely epic and I feel we lead for four of them against the field right now. That’s crazy.
I believe the thought is to flop seasons. Contact sports such as football and soccer would go to the spring, while track and baseball, where it’s easier to socially distance, would go fall. I could be wrong, but this is what the people I coach with have been hearing.
Agreed. And if you’re going with a one-year QB, Fields over Haskins is an easy choice for me.
Second question, maybe I missed a change somewhere, but if he just graduated high school, how does he have his name the draft at all??? Thought you had to be a year removed?
Give me that OSU defense every day of the week and twice on game day! Have to go with the field on offense though.
Will anything change in 1, 2, or even 3 years from now?
Well, I can’t say about the virus, but I sure hope my wife isn’t still pregnant a year from now...
As a high school teacher with a pregnant wife, the thought that we may be back in person with no real way to socially distance kids scares the hell out of me. Even if you can keep them away from each other in the classrooms, they’ll never stay away from each other in the halls. And there is zero real way to have any kind of meaningful testing with high school kids. There are too many of them. It would be a logistical nightmare, and that’s even before our budget gets slashed for the coming year. I’m worried enough coaching football right now and we aren’t even letting kids inside the locker room.
What am I reading here?
This 1000x over. Trust an inherently biased committee to be not biased? Hard pass. The SEC already has enough of an advantage with nearly all the major bowls being played in their territory. Why give them another.
I agree with almost all of this, but double the at-large bids and make them play a play-in game during conference championship weekend. Make the at-large teams earn their way in with another game against a premier opponent. That would also help against bias. Everyone knows SEC teams start higher in the rankings in order to help them finish high in the rankings, but that doesn’t mean they’re the next best. Don’t just give out the seeds, make them prove it.
This sounds like something a Penn State fan will say when we land Davis Jr. No need for sour grapes. I’m sure the kid will do just fine.
Do you just think they’d default to a stay-close-to-home kind of situation? Because they wouldn’t be able to visit other places either, so I would imagine if we currently lead for a guy, like most believe with JT, that we could still close it with him.
Agreed. Unless there are some transfers, it’s going to be a crowded room if we bring in two backs. I also don’t see Teague as a leave-early kind of talent, even though I really like him as a back.
Sorry, maybe my sarcasm was over the top, but sometimes I think people go digging for things to try and make connections that aren’t really there. I’m all for renaming buildings that were named for slave holders, and confederate flags and statues should have been removed ages ago. It’s insane that in this day and age people still have to fight for equal treatment/salary/opportunity/anything, but this seems like a real stretch.
Umm the stadium got its name from the shape... not the game. Interesting fact, the horseshoe has never actually hosted a game of horseshoe. Crazy, huh?
Andrew Lind with the fatality!
Everyone involved with this situation is a self-absorbed, money-hungry, tone-deaf, ass hole. Do the owners suck? Yes. Do I think the players should take a pay cut? Absolutely. Everyone else in the country is, only when everyone else’s pay and hours get cut, they won’t still wind up making seven figures. The whole league needs to get over itself. A pay cut lasts one year, then things can go back to normal for them. I’m a teacher, and not only are school already asking us to take a pay cut, they’re also asking us to give up our cost-of-living raises for the next four years, and our steps (think of it like baseball’s service time). Unlike these greedy ass owners and players, that’s money teachers can never get back. It will continue to impact their salaries, and their retirement, from now until the day they retire. Unlike these players we make five figures and do a job that actually matters. Unlike these players, if we bitch about cuts, we’ll be vilified, because it’s supposed to be about the children. This is true in many occupations in our country right now. People have taken cuts, been furloughed, and laid off, all while baseball only worries about “getting theirs”.
How about they all decide to play for a flat million this year, and owners have to donate any and all profits to helping people in this country get back on their feet? Sure would make a lot more sense than cancelling the season because of greed.
While the number is probably higher than 1%, I agree with the premise of your post. People who are truly racist aren’t changing their minds because someone died. They aren’t any less racist now than they were before the protests. But that’s not really the point of the protest. The point isn’t to change the mind of the racist people, it’s to spur change in society in order to better the future. Police reform, increased opportunities and better education are all things that will serve to keep prejudice to a minimum. Unfortunately, those racist people aren’t just going to stop causing problems, so we’ll likely keep seeing things like this pop up over the next 20 or 30 years, even if those positive changes occur.
With Ballard committing, how many players are we up to in that game? Seems like we have a bunch.
Some people only care about an issue if it’s directly affecting them. Otherwise, they just want to watch the world burn.
No kidding. This is me every time I see 40 new posts on here, only to realize none of them are about Ohio State recruiting...
I came here for recruiting news. I’m I in the right place?
360 degrees implies he turned them all the way around until they were back in the same place. In other words, they still suck. A 180 degree turn would be going in the opposite direction, A.K.A. getting better.