When a star player like Elliott drops a payload atop the coaching staff the likes of his post-game comments, scarlet and gray detectives will probe for answers.
If you think Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel acted out of courage and character, understand now how the university president he helped dump once acted in the same manner to give Pinkel his job.
The decision Urban Meyer’s struggled to make all season has been made for him to the extent no one will question it Monday when Meyer names Barrett his starter for the first time this season.
The lunatic fringe of OSU fan web sites feed this blood lust, then, hypocritically, whine about it when the brushfire they’ve stoked explodes into an inferno like Cardale Jones experienced last Saturday night.
Jim Tressel is still the living proof that the rogue always gets the benefit of the doubt in his hometown, which proves that everybody is loved by someone…somewhere.
When Browns owner Jimmy Haslam bought the team, he said the road the rebuilding the team’s fortune would be founded upon picking first and second-round draft choices who would be Pro Bowlers. Uh…guess again!
Reason To Smile…Woody Hayes, Earle Bruce, John Cooper and Jim Tressel may have been legends, but Urban Meyer is the first coach who’s taken every asset at Ohio State’s disposal and maximized it. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.
Apparently, I grew up more unenlightened and with my human frailties more exposed than I thought. It took the modern culture of sound reason to set me straight…thank God!
Only time will provide the perspective on whether owner Jimmy Haslam’s plan to move the Browns’ training camp to Columbus is savvy…or just another instance of Browns’ front office dysfunction.
Now that he’s declared willing and able to play a different position, how does Braxton Miller’s decision impact the future of J.T. Barrett, Cardale Jones…and the Buckeyes? Read more from Bruce Hooley in today’s Press Proz inside feature.
There was a lot I liked about Fox’s first broadcast of its 10-year $1 billion deal to broadcast the Open. They crossed some boundaries, used new technologies, and almost made up for the fact of Tiger Woods being terrible…again!
Praying For A Miracle…But the miracle evaded quarterback Dusty Hayes and the #1-ranked Alter Knights. Cleveland St. Benedictine throttled their bid for their third state title. Read more in the latest Press Pros update.
Toledo Central Catholic won the Div. III crown, but Ohio State recruit Joe Burrow (above) won the hearts of 10,713 who watched and the imagination of those who can’t wait to see him play for the Buckeyes. Read more in today’s first report from the state tournament from Columbus…on Press Pros!
Another Ohio State-Michigan game delivers an unforgettable outcome, if not for an epic upset or unforgettable play, but for Barrett’s injury and the impact it could have going forward.
You don’t need a calculator to know that if Wisconsin and Nebraska were on Ohio State’s regular-season schedule schedule this year — plus a rematch with one in the Big Ten championship game — none of the Buckeye-doubting pundits out there could knock Urban Meyer’s club for its weak strength of schedule.
Sparty Knocked Back…They took care of business on Saturday against the nationally favored Spartans, but will that one glaring negative on their resume…a loss to Virginia Tech in Week2…be enough to derail the Buckeyes’ title hopes?
Browns fans don’t want to hear it, nor do they want to consider that Hoyer’s NFL-worst completion rate among starters might be a hint that the Browns’ quarterback search is a lot closer to, “Still in Progress”, than it is to, “Over and Done”.
J.T. Barrett has been amazingly successful and remarkably productive after being thrust into the starting role. But that one Braxton Miller tangible has to make you wonder “what if” in the Virginia Tech game…and “what if”, come Michigan State?
The rules say they cannot profit from their celebrity, or their likeness, so they can receive no money for autographs, taking a photo with a fan, appearing at a restaurant or bar…while the University of Georgia is making millions off Todd Gurly, as are other schools with athletes like him.
Imagine, for a moment, that the quarterback under center going forward wasn’t career-backup-turned-hometown-hero Brian Hoyer, but, oh, say, the guy Hoyer once backed up in New England. Just sayin’!