That was sweet, not because we blew them out, but because we kept them out of the B1G Championship and playoffs.
looked clean to me... especially when he pancakes the dude at the end
I'd like to see a picture of that goombah in the replay booth posted in the Woody 24/7/365
"this is why we strive for perfection"
"The Afghan Hound." That's descriptive perfection right there.
On another note... when Herbie said Skalski's targeting hit was "Exactly like Wade's"
I about puked at that.
I've never been one to criticize Herbie... he has a tough job and has to try to come off as fair...
But that comment was idiotic... Wade's hit was nothing like Skalski's.
Speaking of Skalski... that kinda looked like roid rage on the sideline after his ejection
It was glorious watching him dice up clemmy.
Completely disagree. Replay fixes errors. Bad errors.
What we had in the Fiesta Bowl was not 'replay'. It was a replay official (or officials) using their power to reverse a perfectly good call on the field, without the irrefutable evidence that gave them cause to reverse the call.
Anyone notice how quickly Herbstreit called it a fumble and a touchdown on the first replay? Then the 'expert' weighed in, and said "well in slow motion it looks like a fumble, but in regular speed it looks like he didn't have possession." Then Herbstreit essentially says... "well yeah I guess you're right". End of story.
That official, whatever his name was, went against the Buckeyes every time. It could be coincidence. But the fact is, you cannot reverse a call on the field without IRREFUTABLE evidence, and nobody even mentioned that during the pause for the replay.
I was astounded... literally speechless when they reversed that call.
In fairness, we stopped the 'chick QB' enough to where the game was decided by an inexplicable and inexcusable overturning of a legitimate fumble, and subsequent touchdown.
That, coupled with the fact that there must be IRREFUTABLE EVIDENCE to overturn a call on the field, just makes this whole deal stink to high heaven.
At best, it was a disgusting display of total incompetence and people should lose their jobs.
At worst... (grabbing the tin foil hat)
The on field calls were correct. And nobody questioned them. Then the replay official got involved and changed correct calls to incorrect ones. It would be one thing if they called it incomplete on the field and decided they didn't have the evidence to overturn.
This. Irrefutable evidence is REQUIRED to overturn a call on the field.
Not the other way around.
Here's what I want them to explain.
When a receiver is on an out-route and catches the ball in the flat with only one footstep in bounds for a first down...
what exactly is the FOOTBALL MOVE that defines it as a reception?
Meh... our defense (up until then anyways) had been stopping clemson. So easy to pick apart play-calling with 2020 hindsight. Punting was absolutely the right call.
Had we held clemson to a FG on that drive instead of letting them waltz into the endzone in 4 plays, we win the game with a FG from the 22.
great post philly
careful colortv... speaking truth after a tough loss gets you in trouble.
You're exactly right, except for the last sentence.
We'll be back.
Our kids hung in there until the end. It was a great game, and our young men fought through adversity. Fields showed incredible composure under duress most of the evening. JK was a beast. The secondary did extremely well after Wade was ejected. The playcalling was something Buckeye fans haven't seen in... well... ever. They kept battling even when everything went against them. Dabo knows he barely escaped. I'm not one to blame the refs, even when they screw up royally, which they did on that fumble call. We had opportunities to put that game away, and we didn't get it done. Clemson's red zone defense deserves credit, and that Lawrence kid is a leader... the real deal. Our defense shut down their passing game, so he took things into his own hands, like leaders do.
We're gonna beat those guys next time we meet... pretty sure they know it.
the refs didn't lose the game
our miscues cost us
it was a good game right to the end... we had a chance to win it
clemson is a great team... their defense won that game in the red zone
sorry, as much as I wanted 6 there, it was incomplete... ball hit the ground and he didn't maintain control
we can whine about the refs all night... but we lost that game in the red zone
three opportunities, three misses, culminating in JK's dropped screen.
If dobbins makes that catch... it's an entire different ballgame
the 2nd half will show how good our coaching staff is
right now, the "smaller" clemson DL is winning in the trenches
if that doesn't change, gonna be a long night
That's a smooth bourbon... good choice
for clemson - PAIN
for the bucks - REVENGE
to be served cold
for me, beer and maalox
"aw shucks... that's just boyz bein' boyz"
Me too Calpoppy... 'cept I'm not sure my nerves could handle it
don't recall being this anxious before a game... including the bama game
Besides, Clemson does the actual probing.
You owe me a cup of coffee I just spit out
never said it did
just said I'd rather beat clemmy at full strength