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What facts? It has pretty much been opinion....What fun would a board be if there were no opinions?
Ok, fact....our classes have been ranked higher.....
Doesn't mean much since as I've said, we won't know if any of these boys play a down or not...
I just believe that OSU has had better all around recruiting, filling the needs that we were lacking, which was playmakers on both sides of the ball.
I understand you have had awesome OL recruiting...
God you're stupid.
Keep focusing on our OL recruiting, it will blind you from the other talent we're bringing in.
I'm not saying you have nothing else, but your OL recruiting has been your strongest position, no?
You really are dumb. I showed you with facts how UM has had just as good of recruiting across the board and that you're really splitting hairs when it comes to the difference between the 4th class and the 6th class.
Go Blue & Gig Em'!
Dude, I'm NOT arguing with you....As I said, YOU like your class better and I like ours better. What's the difference??
We both got pieces to our own puzzles, and also as I said, it's all for not right now as we won't know anything until these guys produce on the field.
OSU now is based on speed, on both sides of the ball, UM is based on what they want, power football, control LOS and such..
I am excited with ours because I believe it is the way to compete across the board, you are excited for yours because you believe the same....
We are in a holding pattern to see who's system is going to beat the other. Won't know tomorrow, so all we can do is talk about it right now.
Not intending on ruffling feathers
Poor Buckeyes ... they've been Rich Rod'd and don't even know it yet. It's going to be a very frustrating few years in Columbus.
well having the winningest coach in CFB putting the team together to "try" to match what he put together at UF will be ok with me. Difference is, RR totally forgot about the defense. Urban is prioritizing it. Comparing RR to Urban...tsk tsk...
But Urban doesn't know how to teach his defenders to tackle. I'm sure they will figure it out in a few years, but that won't cut it when you have to take down Derrick Green.
What's that noise? Oh they're just moving the chains again.
Yeah, I'm thinking he will be totally "untackleable".... He'll probably rush for 400 yards/game.
Anybody who likes spread style football, because clearly that is what he was implying. Deserves a tsk tsk. Am I saying that versions of the spread don't work, nope. However it is a sucky style of football that is for sure. The people that usually like the spread truly don't like football for what it is. Hard, smash mouth, hit you in the face, coming down hill, thumping each other football. Most people that like the spread also love video games, and think because they play video games they are an expert of football.
I apologize for the harsh generalizations a head of time, I realize they are there. I just hate the spread game as a base offense in football.
Fear not ... Fickell is on the job!
Hey, it's ok with us too. It will be very entertaining watching Urbie try to replicate what he did at UF given that (1) he no longer has an entire roster full of top Florida talent to work with and (2) college defenses have "caught up" in terms of defending spread offenses.
This post was edited by MrWoodson 14 months ago
Urbz doesnt need his teams to be as good as they were in Florida, in fact they can have flaws and be worse. Just look at last season. The B1G is such a joke, there is no competition, even a flawed Ohio team went undefeated. The gap between the rest of the B1G will remain open. Its good that a playoff will occur in 2014, because Michigan will be the only thing (unless they finally play worthy OOC games) preventing Ohio from making a playoff year after year. Not playing in the gauntlet of the SEC is the easiest way for Urbz to bypass Saban and hope he doesnt have to face him in the BCS or in a Playoff.
This post was edited by Awink2 14 months ago
Just for the record, Urban is not the winningest active coach.
I think Urban has more Big Ten wins than RR...if not, he is very close. Frustrating may be the case. From 12-0, there is only one way to meet expectations. So you are right, one loss would be frustrating.
Gerry Dinardo probably has more B10 wins than RR. It's not exactly a high bar.
You know what is fun to watch? Winning. Don't care if you are in the spread or not.
As for smash mouth, the only time I really saw Urban run that was with Tebow, which is kind of unique. He might do it with Braxton I guess. But that is not his preferred play style.
No doubt Meyer likes and wants the option of having fast game breakers on offense. I must admit he also did a very good job of using a 235 lb back named Hyde last year with just under 1,000 yards for the season after missing a couple games with injury. OSU also did a decent job of playing "smash mouth" the last 5-6 minutes of last years game with the game still on the line. The key to any offense, pro style or spread, is having many options rather than less. I think Michigan and OSU will both have very good offenses in the future. OSU may have the early edge until UM completely transforms to the por offense. The key is who has the better defense to stop it the other.
I thought Guiton was a RS Jr. last year - is he not taking a 5th year? If not, does that mean your backup QB is Cardale Jones by default?
I didn't know Guiton was gone either. That's a big loss IMO. We know better than most how dicey things can get when your multi-year starting QB goes down and you are forced to put in a FR.
Could end up a brutal season if Braxton goes down. Hope it doesn't happen, but always good to have a solid plan "B". Too bad our original plan "C" was our plan "B" and our "B" was actually our plan "C"
"Those Who Stay...Will be Champions"
Guiton is a senior this season, Cardale Jones should be third string. JT Barrett is a likely redshirt since he is rehabbing an acl injury.
I was about to say, I didn't think your depth was as bad as ours at the end of last year.
Guiton is what he is, he can manage a game if necessary. Cordale Jones has some great physical tools, but is/was very raw. As previously said, I highly doubt JT Barrett even sniffs the field this coming year, there's no need to rush a guy back from an ACL tear to be a backup.
Time and change will surely (truly) show
How firm thy friendship ... OHIO!
Of course you are probably a fan of Oregon as well. Tsk, tsk. Such an "exciting" team. "They play like a video game and our so fun to watch." High scoring games aren't fun to watch imo. Winning 10-7 in a defensive battle is much more funner then a 30 plus point game, but then again I'm biased towards good defense. Not enough good defense out there these days.
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