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Swerb wrote:Go start a blog if you want to tell the world your incomprehendible ramblings.
Cerebral_DownTime wrote:I have a big arm and can throw the ball pretty damn far...... maybe even over those moutains. The Browns should sign me, i'll let you all in locker room to drink beer. Then we can all go out the parking lot to watch me do motorcycle stunts.
by swerb » Tue Nov 24, 2009 3:48 pm
wiz1001 wrote:My beef with the picks is not so much that I think there were clearly OSU players that deserved to be 1st team over those that were selected (although I don't think there were three linebackers in the Big Ten that had better seasons than Ross Homan...I'll take Homan over Pat Angerer every day of the week and twice on Sundays). The point that the OSU talent was fairly young this season is well made. I don't even have a problem with Gibson or Heyward not making 1st team. There were so many excellent DL's in the conference this year, and it would be silly not to consider Schofield, Clayborn, Graham, Wootten, Odrick to be just as qualified as our guys. So much of these awards...especially with linebackers...is caught up in tackle numbers, where Angerer and Jones were the clear conference leaders. Obviously, neither of those guys had Brian Rolle (or Spitler or Hines) playing next to them, or a DL like OSU's in front of them making more tackles than most DL's make. ...it's more the consistent dissing of Tressel over a decade of excellence that I object to....maybe not so much this year as in other years. This year, it's reasonable to say that Ferentz did more with less (does anybody really think he had more talent than OSU, even with 7 1st teamers versus one?). My own opinion of Ferentz as a coach definitely went up a couple notches this season.But you can't have it both ways....implying JT underachieves based on the talent he has....and then both fail to recognize that talent, AND ignore the manifest achievements of six titles in nine years.You see...only WE are permitted to point out Tressel's flaws as a coach. It's not fair when other people do it.
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