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Some greats quotes about him in the article.
Yeah, there are. It's really nice to know he's not going anywhere, too. He will be at UM until he retires.
Yup, that is the best part. And really great? He is really, really happy there, all around.
Greg Mattison = Baller Status
"Those Who Stay...Will be Champions"
He needs a raise. Defacto head coach AND recruiter of the year. Wow.
Defacto head coach? Not quite.
And Fickell and Withers need serious pay cuts. That tandem couldn't coach a woman with ten children through lamaze class.
This post was edited by hownowbrowncow 14 months ago
I don't understand this Bucknut myth that Mattison runs the team and Hoke is worthless.
If Mattison is that good, then he's the reason Urban Meyer won any NCs at Florida. Basically, they're crapping all over their own coach.
lol funny, same tandem shut you guyz out in the 2nd half..
This post has been edited 3 times, most recently by ghBuck23 14 months ago
Too logical, too obvious, too simple, therefore unacceptable to this board...
Michigan scored 14 points in the second quarter.
Bucknuts don't know the difference between a quarter and a half. Just give them some more time, they're bound to figure it out eventually.
We shut ourselves out with three critical TOs in the 2nd half. Without those TOs, we put up 21 on you in the first half using a backup QB. Your defense was a sieve all year. The dumbest decision Urbie made was letting Heacock go. Heacock was as huge part of Tressel's success. Fickell and Withers are JV level compared to Heacock.
This post was edited by MrWoodson 14 months ago
That D came around at the end of the season. And wasnt tOSU missing a significant player on D that game?
As far as Withers and Fickel go, how about give them a season to get things together. Theyre all new to each other and that takes time. Injuries throughout the year didnt help either. Again, the D came together the last few games. And your team didnt pass the 50 the WHOLE 2nd half. What a terrible defense
Mattison came in and took a defense ranked 110th nationally and turned it into the 17th-best defense in the country, despite the depleted roster. Even when the last of Lloyd Carr's recruits left in 2012 and Mattison was left with an even more depleted roster, pretty much only RR recruits, and our best CB suffered a season-ending injury, Mattison bumped up our D to 13th. At schools like OSU and UM, a good defensive coordinator can make a good D out of the pieces available, and can make an elite D when he gets all his pieces in.
You guys can give Fickell and Withers all the time you want. The longer they are in Columbus, the more time we have to close the talent gap that was created by the RR debacle. And sorry, but your defense was not much better at the end of last season than the beginning. We put up 21 points on you in the first half alone. In comparison, we only put up 6 against ND, 9 against UNL and 12 against Sparty in a full 60 minutes of play. If we didn't have two QB fumbles in the second half, we would have beaten you in the Shoe precisely because your defense stinks. We stopped our own offense in that game. Your defense had very little to do with it.
Our defense was not that good. We had a FB take over the starting MLB position after one week of practice. We are probably another year away from having an elite defense again. We'll get there.
I think ohio's defense played well in that game and made some big plays when needed. Not to mention...Gardner was a little inexperienced at the time, but he did ok. If we have Denard lined up at RB like the Outback bowl...no chance Ohio wins that game. But hindsight is 20/20
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