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Comment 14 hours ago

These threads have been a wasteland lately. 

We just lost a legend, a tireless recruiter and a guy that has had years working on relationships with these 2019-2020 kids. 

Day will be fine. Some hiccups early are to be expected. Show results on the field and all will be well. 

Comment 08 Dec 2018

So pumped - End Game 

Comment 07 Dec 2018

The same Hugh Freeze that was employed this year by ESPN. The same ESPN that bashes Meyer. No. No way! 

Comment 04 Dec 2018

I gotta admit reading these posts and thinking about all the enjoyment OSU football has brought me over the past 7 years got me a little teary eyed.

Congrats Coach Meyer on a successful career and a successful tenure at OSU!

I gotta think the coaches and many of the players knew this was happening and wouldn't doubt Meyer discussed the possibility with recruits. The outside media wants you to think Urban is a snake, but I have found him to be sincere and a good mentor to these young men. Day has a solid template to follow.

Comment 03 Dec 2018

The funny thing about the southern bias is that it shouldn't be there anymore. I get it that the SEC was a dominant conference not too long ago, but the last few years it simply hasn't been. LSU and Florida have been mediocre. One could argue they would have identical records (9-3, 8-4) in the BIG and maybe even the PAC-12. Bama has been Bama and Georgia has resurged, but outside of those two the SEC hasn't performed better than the BIG. The BIG East really has been the best conference the last three years. OSU and Wisconsin have carried the water for the BIG with an occasional Sparty or Penn State New Year's 6 birth. The difference is Clemson. Clemson has come on and held on to their success making southern football the buzz again.

OSU and Oklahoma should get more national love and they don't. As OSU fans we were rooting against Oklahoma for playoff reasons, but really we should be rooting for them. It the Oklahoma's, Texas's, Oregon's, USC's that need to help OSU change the perception.

Comment 03 Dec 2018

I usually don't single out players, but Mike Weber played a bad game. Maybe it wasn't him, but the play calling constantly force-feeding him the ball. There were two different drives where he touched the ball 3 consecutive players or 5 of 6 plays. These amounted to nothing. Several times I texted buddies asking if Dobbins was hurt. I think I did that several times during the season. It seems the coaching staff wanted Weber to get his 1,000 yards and can forget about Dobbins for long stretches. It is nice to have two backs, but I question their usage at times.

Comment 02 Dec 2018

Love this post. Rocky season, but looking back we’ll have a lot of joy to remember 5-6 years from now. Haskins season, Haskins hitting 50 TD passes, Paris Campbell, TMC, Dixon, Dremont, Bosa, Brendon White’s big game, Urban overcoming personal adversity, Brian Hartline, etc. 

Sometimes we get caught up looking ahead and before you know it the season is over and we have such a long wait to spring practice. 

Comment 02 Dec 2018

Nice post. When I try to be objective I don’t believe we should be in. But when I think about some of your statements it makes it more annoying that we aren’t. ND sitting at home. ND not belonging to a conference. Clemson playing in the weak ACC. Oklahoma struggling in the same way we did throughout the season (winning but giving up tons of yards and points), Oklahoma losing earlier than us so they moved back up in the rankings, but above all else, this Georgia bullshit pisses me off. That is one make-believe rule change that would piss me off.

The committee cannot allow that to happen. As fans, we should develop a class action lawsuit against SEC and ESPN if that does happen for collusion. I think UCF and Oklahoma fans would be right by our side. 

Comment 02 Dec 2018

Playing devils advicate, but you could say the same thing about bouncing Oklahoma and not seeing Murray, who if things go right will be sitting next to Haskins in NY. The only difference is you are an OSU fan not an Oklahoma fan. Oklahoma fans are probably having the same debate, but the opposition side on their fan boards. You aren’t wrong, but they aren’t necessarily either. 

Comment 02 Dec 2018

I would say it is chaotic when 2 teams in front of you need to lose and then do. I would say that is especially true when among the 5 teams ahead of you they combined to only lose 2 games. It didn’t happen. 

It is perfectly fine to disagree with me, but my reasoning is based on pertinent discussion points where yours seem to be based on your team not making it. 

Am I happy we didn’t make it. Hell NO. But if you read my original post you will see my statements echo the committees, the talking heads, etc. Unfortunately, that is the reality of the current situation. I am not a fan of the fluctuations the committee seems to make. 

My eyeballs tell me we could run with the top teams, but they also see our shortcomings. Lastly, they see that we didn’t do enough to jump OK, Clemson, Bama. ND could be debated because they sat at home today. The Purdue loss, like Iowa last year, is crippling.  

Comment 02 Dec 2018

I hope the mods start sweeping all these Playoff posts. Guys, we needed chaos. It didn’t happen. We needed a convincing win. It didn’t happen. We needed to not lose to Purdue in embarrassing fashion. That didn’t happen either.

This team is not quite playoff worthy. Although they flashed brilliance at times, they lacked consistency. We almost benefit from the losses of others more than our play. The teams above us all check the boxes and we came up just short. We have been in twice and knocked on the door twice. 

ND needs to move into a conference. And the committee needs to make that clear. But they did go undefeated and beat some big names along the way. 

Big 10 Champs, 1 loss, beat Michigan, Rose Bowl, very good season! 

Comment 01 Dec 2018

It ain’t us. So why are we debating it so much. We aren’t even playing like a Top 10 team today. Rose Bowl if we hang on. Big 10 Champs. Ain’t nothing wrong with that. 

Comment 30 Nov 2018

Will Braxton throw? Will OSU offer Timmons? 

I agree with the first poster, make it stop! 

Comment 30 Nov 2018

Thought that too. 

I am currently rewatching Parks. Such a great great show. I noticed the Ann Arbor comment in between Ron Swanson awesomeness.