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IronPastor 12th Warrior

Baton Rouge, LA (via Kettering, Ohio)

MEMBER SINCE   January 05, 2015

Born and raised a Buckeye, bleed scarlet and gray. Former College football player, high school football coach and current full time pastor. Love God, love my family and Love my Buckeyes!!!


  • SPORTS MOMENT: The Entire 2014 Season was amazing, but watching The Ohio State University beat Alabama in the Sugar Bowl and then Oregon for the National Championship live and in person was something I will never forget!
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER: AJ Hawk was awesome, but Braxton Miller is not too shabby either.
  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL PLAYER: Aaron Craft or Scoonie Penn/Michael Redd for people who remember.
  • NFL TEAM: Cincinnati Bengals
  • NBA TEAM: Cleveland Cavaliers
  • MLB TEAM: Cincinnati Reds

Recent Activity

Comment 12 Jan 2020

I was trying to look at some of the "mid tier" teams with 12-13 wins this year, but the research became taxing.  That being said, I didn't find many.  I don't like any excuse, whether its youth, confidence, brain farts, or whatever.  Excuses are opportunities to get better.  However, I do remember someone saying early in the year, maybe the UNC game that the Buckeyes were one of the "youngest teams in the country" this year because we only have 3 "upperclassmen." 

Looking at the stats, this one I found staggering.  Wisconsin had a majority upperclassmen on the floor the other night.  Of our 6 "experienced players" (Andre, Kaleb, CJ, Duane, LM and Kyle), only Andre has more total minutes on the floor in a career than any of those players.  The others aren't even close.  Also, Trice is a RS Junior (4 years in the program), Pritzl is a 5th year senior because of a medical redshirt, Potter is a 4th year Junior with 2 years at UW and Brad Davison and Nate Reuters are juniors who have averaged more minutes per year than anyone on our team.  That is what experience gets you...a tail whipping on the road.  

We have a lot of talent, but experience plays a factor too.

Comment 12 Jan 2020

I am not sure if it is a roster issue, or just a slump.  I feel like Duane can score, as can DJ, as can Andre and even CJ as they have all put up big games.  The problem is the inconsistency from game to game.  I think the physicality of the B1G this year, even on Kaleb has everyone off their game.  This is a cause and effect to confidence, which I think is the big killer right now.  We are hesitant on decision making, shot taking and finishing at the hoop.  If we can get our confidence back, I think we have the "ability" on the team to beat anyone in the B1G.  The question is, will we?