Walking Into A Trap?….With OSU’s recent domination of the series the Ohio State-Michigan game lacks the pre-game drama it once held. It looks like Ohio State-Michigan, but has this rivalry, like many others, seen its best day? Read more from Bruce Hooley in today’s Press Pros inside feature.
While critics claim he should not be playing, Carlos Hyde’s teammates and coaches will remain trapped in the backwash of his poor decision in August. The more they accomplish, the louder the protests will ring.
Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany’s end-game is to preserve the system that’s lining his pockets, the schools’ pockets, and the pockets of the NCAA. His message, loosely translated, is the oldest playground lament, “If you won’t play by my rules, I’ll take my ball and go home.”