Nick Saban had some great comments on this a few months ago. Essentially he said if you are not guaranteed to be a 1st/2nd round pick then the odds of you making it in the league for very long go way down. He talked about how the NFL is 100% a business and you will be chewed up and finished before you even know it. It really makes no sense for most players to leave early only to end up a mid round pick (or worse).
From what I understand Day was not a Tate guy. As soon as Day became head coach TM's time here was over.
The one that kills me is Brantley. This is a guy who has been on the Indians for nearly a decade and one of the most consistent and reliable players in baseball when healthy. He finally had made it back from all those injuries to be back at all-star type form and instead of rewarding him they let him sign with the team that blew them off the field last fall at a very fair price. Even if they signed him for the same amount Houston did, the payroll would still be lower than last year.
Wonder how the Bears feel in hindsight knowing they traded up for Trubisky with Mahomes sitting there
I know Cardale might not see it this way but did the coaches really "bad mouth" him or did they just tell the NFL people their honest opinion? I mean hindsight is 20/20 but he didn't exactly flourish in the pros
But when will Braxton throw out of the wildcat?
Not sure if I can completely get on board with point 3 but point 2 is absolutely spot on. I didn't want it to happen back in August but in hindsight I'm surprised he wasn't fired
Unfortunately the 1998 game against Michigan State is my first memory of Buckeye football (I was 6 years old). First game I attended was 2000 against Miami of Ohio
You can hate him all you want but Peppers was a stud this season.
Double post :/
All you have to do is watch QB1 to see what Tate and his family are all about. On another note, I know a few people from the Liberty school system and all talked about how great Brendon White is....and this was all before he ever got in the game
I've mentioned it before but it is no coincidence that Meyer would continuously praise Tate in media sessions during the season. This guy has a fragile ego and wasn't happy with having to wait his turn. If you read back when he first arrived in Spring 2017 he was upset to not be handed the job. Nevermind that the 3 guys ahead of him were JT Barrett, Dwayne Haskins, and Joe Burrow
Probably a mutual parting. 3 years as DC at Ohio State is enough for a guy like him. The timing was right on Greg's part to move on as I don't think another season as DC here would have made a huge difference for future job prospects. On the other hand, with the changes at OSU it made sense for them to go in a different direction as well
Yep. It is also very naïve to believe that Williams and the Saints were the only team with some kind of bounty system. Also naïve to believe systems like this haven't been in place for many years in the league
I always thought it was interesting how Urban always praised certain players (Tate and Ben Victor for example). I also think I remember seeing tweets from Tate early on indicating he wasn't happy
While I generally agree, Trubisky only started 1 season at UNC and has the Bears in the playoffs in year 2
Peppers actually has had a really good season. I was skeptical as well
I’d let him go just for the arrogance in his response. These comments speak volumes to me
Unfortunately, something major has to be going on. He didn't have the typical sit down for 1 or 2 weeks for breaking team rules. He hasn't even dressed since Week 2 and no coaches have provided any kind of answer why. Puzzling to say the least
I think someone pointed it out earlier but a lot of it has to do espn trying to hype up the Tua/Kyler matchup in the playoffs. Follow the money
I think the best thing anyone can do is ignore these people (Brett M, Hayes, Finebaum, etc.). They know by inciting Ohio State fans that they will generate clicks, reactions, and outrage. All of it is done with purpose.
Last year they beat Miami when they were 10-0 and number 2 in the CFP