This team blows! Holtman either sucks as a coach or player evaluation in his recruits. Either way he will be looking for employment in 2 years.
What a disappointing new year for this team. It seems the loss to Sparty set this team a reeling. If they do not right the ship, they team may be no better than .500 in league play and an NIT bid.
Despite the FG% allowed by the Bucks and rebounding, they still had an oportunity to win. The difference being MSU made twice as many FT's than the Buckeyes had attempts, 31 FT's made vs 16 attempts by the Bucks. Still think they are a quality team. You play 30 games and will lose some, especially, in the B1G.
I knew Oklahoma was going over the Buckeyes. I would have never thought a 2 loss Georgia would have been ranked above them. The system is broke, just like the BCS. Actually, I am in favor of the Pac12, B1G and Big 12 defecting from this committee bull shit and form their own playoff with sponsors. When the conference champs cannot partake in a championship playoff the system is rigged/broke. The biased committee of mostly adminstrators is antiquated. Let these teams settle it on the field. Alabama refuses to play any blueblood program on home and home basis. Instead they opt to play the Citadels of the football world and wow an atrocious Louisville ACC team. When the viewership and ESPN lobbying gets thrown to the curb, something will be done. New playoff-Power 5 conference champs and 3 at large teams. Enough said. G
Ohio St cannot beat Syracuse’s zone defense. Actually, Boeheim owns this team. Cuse has 3 players foul out and they still got their ass kicked. Reality sucks.
I'm not one to quibble about rankings unless I see an injustice. Actually, Oklahome should be ranked behind Ohio State. Why? First off, the Bucks defense has been criticized for horrid play. Actually, Oklahoma's defense is horrific. I ask the committee to name a team who plays defense in the Big 12. Next, Oklahoma has given up 40+ points in their last 4 games, especially giving up 40 to a bad Kansas team. Point 2, Army took Oklahoma to OT in Norman, Ok before winning. Point 3, Oklahoma lost to Texas who Maryland beat earlier in the season. They dogged Ohio State for a 1 point victory in their Maryland game. Is the committee biased? Absolutely! I feel the PC morons of college football are penalizing Ohio St for the Zach Smith fiasco. Just my 2 cents worth as well as venting.
The D-Line has been doing it's job. The LB's have been horrific. The D-Line takes on the O-Line and the LB's are suppose to be your big tacklers. Due to the LB coach, they suck bad.
If my memory serves me correctly, the 2002 Buckeyes regular season was full of close games. A late defensive breakup in the endzone against the Bearcats to preserve the win. The holy Buckeye moment against Purdue. An OT win against a bad Illinois team. The point of this, however they win, they seem to find a way to win. Remember that 2002 team was a 14 point underdog to Miami, winner of 34 straight games and full of 1st and 2nd round draft picks. Go Bucks!
Fantastic. I also could not believe someone from Urbana is living in Iquitos, Peru. Are you there by choice, marriage or employment? Iquitos is one hot and humid MF'er. My wife is Peruvian for 30+ years and traveled to Peru many a times. I am glad to see an Ohip compadre is Peru.
The day Plaxaco Burruss ate that secondary up in the 2nd half. Who was their coach? Nick Saban. That team was one of the best Buckeye teams in recent memory. The Buckeyes played in the Sugar Bowl against A&M, but oddsmaker said whoever they played the Buckeyes would have been 14 point favorites. No doubt they would have been National Champs.
I agree with you 100%. I have always said at the beginning of the season, the Bucks must run the table or they will be penalized from the PC crowd for the Zach Smith fiasco. They did not run the table and now they are being haunted by the PC crowd who decides on the CFP. I doubt they can do enough to change their position, but will need considerable help from others. Let's face it, based on their youth, this team was really made for next year.
I echo the same thoughts as all on this message board. Harbaugh and Michigan will hang 70 on this 'D' if he can. I have no expectations from this team. They are what they are. What good is it to get 4 and 5 star players, when the coaching staff is no stars. I have stopped buying into the recruiting hype.
The media succeeded with Durkin's firing and we all know they attempted to do the same with Urban. I know the culture at the University of Maryland, this did not surprise me. I wanted Durkin to stay, but the administration let PC/mob rule prevail. The Terps will never be relevant in the B1G or college football.
It's time to move on. Two days of this BS about that game is enough. Time to get amnesia and prepare for the future. #1 goal is win the East Div and then a B1G championship. That is all they can control.
Two palys turned this game into a route. Fake FG and roughing the kicker by an undisciplined #53. Both lead to a possible 24 point differential. Not that they would have won, but possibly made the task a little easier to overcome.
I could not agree more. Nothing like homegrown talent. This state has some of the best in the country. Remember, Ohio St is Ohio. Let's bring it back.
We miss Luke Fickell and Kerry Coombs so much. The back 7 are the worst in college football.
I agree. Iowa beat the dog out of them last year and then lost 2 straight.
Two years in a row the Buckeyes were taken to the woodshed by a mediocre team. Urban's better days are behind him. The worst defense I have seen from a Buckeye team since I have been watching 50 years of Buckeye football. I know they have injuries, but this team has no depth with all these 4 and 5 star players. The offensive line has been abysmal. This team has sucked since Urban Meyer came back. Holiday Bowl here we come. In the past 3 games with no run game, Urban has Tate Martell sitting on the bench and no thought to insert him to change things up. Harbaugh will exact his revenge on this team and hang 70 if he can.
Offense is clicking as long as Isiah Prince does not derail it. The RT has been pathetic the last 3 weeks. DE's are eating up and abusing Prince like a pinball machine. If Urban Meyer does not open up the competition for RT, this guy will cost them at least 2 games due to his inability to block the opponents DE.
I am laughing while the CNN of the sports media aka... ESPN, heads are exploding because they did not get their way. Their narrative is killing the network as a sports channel. Still laughing at these clowns. BOOHOOHOO.
Actually, it was the Lacrosse team. Your point was well taken
There is this thing concerning the law called 'Due Process'. We do not convict on circumstancial, innuendo or he/she said evidence. It is safe to say you are not in the legal field.
I got the same empty feeling like I get when we lose to Michigan or the National Championship in football.