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Comment 12 Jul 2018

Short of an injury, it’s 100% certain he will get called up in September, if not sooner. It will be strictly a PR thing, as the Mets need all the help they can get in that area. Here’s what non baseball people don’t understand; yes he’s hitting over .300 since May and up to .270, but every other NON 1st rounder would have been released after last season, and definitely this May with those numbers.  He is being given chances that other, non media frenzy players, would not be getting. That is my problem with this whole circus. I have nothing against Tebow, but he’s taking chances away from others, simply because of his name and celebrity.

Comment 18 Jun 2018

Who gives a shit?  No matter what QB they would’ve or could’ve gotten this cycle they would never be anything more than 3rd string. 

Comment 01 Jun 2018

They’ve had one whiff (Stephen Collier) which I don’t even consider a whiff, because probably no matter who they would have brought in, they would have been a backup to JT their whole career. And all accounts are that Collier was a model backup and that teammates loved him.  

Comment 09 Apr 2018

All that matters is that the players are motivated to be the best.  It doesn’t matter if that motivation is intrinsic or extrinsic. They both can be effective. In fact, I’d argue that extrinsic motivational factors are more productive for athletes.  And for those that are confused, intrinsic would be the pride of playing for your favorite/home state school.  Extrinsic would be for the fame, NFL, money, girls, etc.  Those can be very powerful factors when it comes to putting in the necessary work to be successful. I played a secondary sport at OSU...I chose the Buckeyes for the first reason, but I can guarantee you, me and my teammates weren’t spending all those extra hours practicing and training because we loved Ohio State. We wanted the rewards that came with success, both as a team and an individual. I don’t care why a player chooses to play for Ohio State, all I care about is does he want to be the best.  You don’t need to be from Ohio to want to be an All American and/or NFL stud.

Comment 26 Jan 2018

Wherever he is, you know he’s typing plenty of quotation marks and emojis and giving people headaches trying to understand what he is saying.

I’m sure he’s a good guy, but every time I see his name I picture an 80 year old English Lit professor grinning in his library and smoking a cigar while commenting on 11W 

Comment 16 Jan 2018

As he’s an area guy I’m hoping he succeeds, but I just don’t see it.  He’s a role player at best. I don’t see him as a guy playing a big role for a big 10 champion. I’ve been wrong before and I hope I am here

Comment 08 Jan 2018

It still comes down to play calling for me.  Watching the Oklahoma/Georgia game was so frustrating. To see the types of plays that Oklahoma used and making a really good Georgia D look horrible, yet we don’t have any plays like that. I wish we would just watch that tape and run the exact same plays that Oklahoma ran. With our talent, no one could stop us.  

Comment 02 Dec 2017

You're right. And we should also travel to the games in horse and buggies.  Also, passing plays should not be allowed and absolutely no games on tv.  Freshman should not be playing on the varsity team and no scholarships given to players.  After all, aren't those all traditions that used to be the norm?  It's called evolution. The fact is, players and recruits like alternates, and from everything I've seen on this site and social media, the majority of fans like them. Traditions can change and they usually do for the better

Comment 17 Nov 2017

They also gave 2 tickets to every usher and red coat that works on game days.  I'm glad they are doing it,  but let's not act like they are huge philanthropists. Empty seats are good for no one.  This way, they will get people's money for parking and concessions. 

Comment 13 Nov 2017

To me, it's an easy choice and that man is Urban Meyer.  Although I find myself questioning Meyer a couple times a game, that's far better than me questioning Tressel half of the entire game.  I honestly think he purposely didn't get first downs a lot of times just so he could punt.  

They are both great coaches, yet completely opposite of one another.  And here's another reason why I say Meyer. He took a player with very little talent and made him quite possibly the greatest college football player of all time, strictly because of scheme and play calling.

Comment 30 Oct 2017

Both Houston Griffith and Jaycee Horn would commit here in a heartbeat if given the OK by the Ohio State staff

Comment 30 Oct 2017

It's individual preference. Personally I think my tickets in 22C are way better than your 4A. I've been going to football and basketball games for many many years, in my opinion (and most I've talked to as well) sitting in the middle of the field/court, even up higher, is a better view than near the end zone/end line.

Comment 21 Oct 2017

You guys all kill me. I have no idea whether he will flip or not but I'm not gonna speculate on anything. He could have real interest, or maybe he just likes the guys there and wants to party with them. Or maybe he's banging one of the recruiting hostesses. For those of you that have never been a recruited student athlete, you have no idea what goes on during visits.  It's extremely possible he has no desire to play for Alabama. Or maybe he does. My point is that his actions aren't necessarily a guarantee he's flipping.