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Comment 18 May 2019

You need to correct this... since we are looking at this subjectively and accurately : 

 Matta also had noticeably more success winning the Big Ten with five regular season and two postseason conference tournament crowns compared to four and two, respectively, for Beilein. 

You also failed to mention that Thad was much higher on the likability index. 

Comment 11 Mar 2019

Meh... as fun as it is to F the 'rival', there are many benefits to the Gameday Crew coming to Ohio State for an infomercial once in a while. 

As good as the Big Ten Network has been for the conference / university pocketbooks - separating ourselves a bit and creating that competition with the biggest megaphone in the sport certainly hasn't served the conference well from a public opinion standpoint. 

Of Course, winning interconference matchups and bowl games in impressive fashion as a conference would go a long way too (looking at you M*ch*gan, Penn State, and Nebraska). 

Comment 29 Nov 2018

Sounds like maybe they did offer big cash since Purdue will now be paying him $5MM. Can't argue with the ROI of a successful program though and it sounds like Purdue has figured that out. This is as good as they will do, IMO.  They should keep him as long as they can and it appears they fully understand that. 

Comment 26 Nov 2018

Not to be debbie downer here but haskins was sacked with a little more than 6 minutes in the 2nd quarter. it was a RPO where he kept the ball.  Why was this not recorded a sack?  At this point, I must just not undrstand something, so help me out here guys. Is there a statistical nuance that I haven't understood through all these years?

From ESPN Play by Play:

1st & 10 at OSU 29

(6:07 - 2nd) Dwayne Haskins run for a loss of 4 yards to the OhSt 25

That said - the box score for their defense still shows 0 sacks. 

Thanks for any insight. 

Comment 31 Oct 2018

Just lip reading but I think she said Go 'Stangs which I would guess is their rallying cry.  That's probably the default thing to say even when your team just lost the game and someone puts a camera in your face. 

Comment 24 Aug 2018

I appreciate the coverage in a roundtable format as well. Commendable. 

I ran out of time to finish reading all this. Was the topic that Courtney Smith may have tried to weaponize the judicial system ever discussed?  It seems like for the 1/4 that I read there was a general acceptance that Courtney Smith was physically abused.  Certainly, the P.D. may consider her recounts and her evidence insufficient as a credible cause to make charges or arrest. OSU, without the same power or responsibility, is somehow supposed to go further? 

Some of the other ZS activities were cause for termination. 

But everyone wants this to be about how OSU handled domestic violence... and if anyone wanted to have a real conversation about it... they would have to discuss the possibility that CS was trying to get back at Zach (for being a total dirtbag).  Maybe if the investigation stayed on that topic they would have found out information that would explain why Meyer and G.Smith acted the way they did about the DV accusations - Simply that they weren't credible or CS wouldn't cooperate to the degree to be able to do anything about them.  Should a person lose their job based on accusations or should they have due process?  Again, there were other reasons why ZS should have been terminated and I believe that is what the mea culpa was for at the press conference and this also explains Meyers response on what he would say to Courtney.  He has nothing to say because he believes he handled that situation correctly. He gave ZS due process and determined the claims weren't credible.... just like the police department did. 

Comment 07 Aug 2018

Creativity and fun... 

It actually appears to me that he is wearing a shirt of him checking into camp THIS year wearing a shirt of a him checking in previous years.  IE - He staged his outfit and got the picture pre done in that exact spot, then re-wore the outfit for actual check-in. 

Took the creativity up a notch... I'm a fan.