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    Bucks expect expectations; Ohio State favored once again

    CHICAGO - The specter is everywhere.

    You are reminded of it by the girl from Circleville who sits behind you in sociology class, then by the guy in the produce aisle at Krogers, and again at the family reunion, and when you meet with a couple former players who stopped by campus to visit.

    And even here, surrounded by the swirl of humanity in the heart of downtown in the Windy City, just beyond the shadow of the Sears Tower and a short walk from Navy Pier or the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, you can't elude the aura of Ohio State football.

    "It is all around you, and it is everywhere," Buckeyes linebacker James Laurinaitis said yesterday morning as the Big Ten wrapped up its two days of preseason meetings that signal the informal start of the 2008 college football season.

    "Ohio State football has such a position of prominence in the minds of so many people. But with all of that history and tradition come the constant expectations, and you quickly learn to accept it and really embrace it. You gotta love a place where every year, you are expected to be great."

    Laurinaitis, the All-American who is one of 20 starters returning for the Buckeyes, said being the preseason choice to win a fourth straight conference championship in this upcoming season does not really intensify the burden on his team's shoulders.

    "The pressure, the expectations are so much a part of everything we do that you more or less don't feel it after a while," he said. "It is there, all the time, and it just becomes another part of your life."

    Laurinaitis, quarterback Todd Boeckman and defensive back Malcolm Jenkins accompanied Ohio State coach Jim Tressel to the Big Ten event here. Boeckman said most of the Buckeyes deal with the weight of the expectations by focusing on preparation.

    "That gets brought up and talked about a lot, but coming to Ohio State you expect that," Boeckman said. "Nobody is surprised that the fans are everywhere we go, and that they expect us to win. But if you are thinking about that too much, then you are probably not doing your job in terms of concentrating on the things you have to do to be successful. I think my teammates understand that."

    Boeckman, a fifth-year senior who played behind Heisman Trophy winner Troy Smith for two seasons before assuming the starting role for 2007, was first-team All-Big Ten last year, when he threw for 2,379 yards and 35 touchdowns. Boeckman said he won't ignore the Buckeyes being ranked in the top five nationally in all the preseason magazines, and Ohio State being the overwhelming choice of the media to win the Big Ten.

    "When things get hyped up, you can't let yourself get distracted by that kind of thing, but you also can't deny it exists," he said. "I think the best approach is for us to just make sure we are ready to face what comes with all of those expectations. At Ohio State, we feel like we always get everyone's best game, and that should definitely be the case again this season."

    Jenkins has twice been named first-team All-Big Ten, and was a second team All-American last year when he helped Ohio State lead the nation in pass defense. He said the Buckeyes, who have played in the last two national championship games, have the depth and talent to challenge for another conference crown and make a case for returning to a third title game. Jenkins said the expectations of the fans and the media won't be higher than those the team will set for itself.

    "We do have a lot of guys back - a lot of very good players - and on paper this could be a championship team," he said. "We have that potential, but until you turn potential into product, it doesn't mean anything."

    Tressel, who starts an eighth season as coach at Ohio State, said he was comfortable that the leadership on his team would handle any issues with keeping the hype and expectations in perspective.

    "The Buckeye Nation is out there and we see it everywhere we go. Our fans are very loyal and very passionate, and they don't make it a secret that they want us to succeed," Tressel said. "Our players know that and they understand that. It goes with the territory, and I'm comfortable they won't let it affect their preparation or performance."

    Laurinaitis, who was chosen as the Big Ten's preseason defensive player of the year for the second straight year, said the sense of obligation to honor the winning heritage at Ohio State is likely on his mind more than any stress over living up to what appears in polls or what fans expect of the team.

    "There's a saying we have at Ohio State that says 'with tradition comes responsibility,' and we've got great tradition at Ohio State, so we've got a responsibility to keep it up," Laurinaitis said. "That's something I think about every day."
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    Can't watch them at work bro.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gixxer View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spammy View Post
    I am sure it has something to do with Notre Dame getting killed?




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    Griffin: 2,000 within Wells' reach

    The two-time Heisman Trophy winner calls OSU tailback the 'closest thing to Jim Brown.'






    Wednesday, July 30, 2008

    COLUMBUS Archie Griffin knows how this comparison sounds. When college football's only two-time Heisman Trophy winner talks about running backs, however, he talks it from a throne. So listen.
    "People probably think I'm crazy when I say it, but Chris Wells is the closest thing to Jim Brown that I've ever seen," Griffin said on a teleconference Tuesday, July 29. "That says a whole lot, I know, but I really believe it."
    So the Buckeyes' junior 237-pound tailback from Akron runs like the greatest back of all time. Not a shock OSU running backs coach Dick Tressel first dropped the Brown comparison when Wells hit campus, and Heisman winner Eddie George and OSU head coach Jim Tressel have offered the same analysis since.
    It's not a bad Heisman campaign, though.
    Tuesday's call was set up in part for Florida writers to chat up Griffin about Florida junior quarterback Tim Tebow, who has the chance to join Griffin in a two-man, two-Heisman club this season. Wells might have the best chance to stop him.
    "I want the person who's deserving of winning the Heisman Trophy to win the Heisman Trophy," Griffin said. "I certainly want Beanie to have a great season because he's here at Ohio State and I know him extremely well, but I also want to make sure that he has the season that's deserving of winning it if he's going to win it. And the same thing with Tebow."
    Griffin agreed with the notion Wells has a shot at the 15th 2,000-yard season in NCAA history, which would break George's OSU record of 1,927 yards. If Wells really runs like Brown, Tebow may be in trouble.
    "Mainly it's his speed, his strength and the way that he brushes people off of him," Griffin said. "People can hit him and just fall off of him.
    "I think it's awesome," Griffin said of the stiff arm Wells enjoys applying to prospective tacklers. "It's almost comical when you watch it because it seems like people try to get to him and he just brushes them off of him with that stiff arm. That's one of the reasons I say he really reminds me of Jim Brown."
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    2008 CFN Ohio State Preview
    Ohio State RB Chris Wells
    By Pete Fiutak
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    Sorry, America, but Ohio State is going to be good again. Really good. As in third straight national championship game good. Chris Wells leads an all-star cast of veterans that should make up the best Buckeye team in the Jim Tressel era. Now can it close? Check out the CFN Ohio State Preview.
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    It's not like Ohio State got waxed in two straight Poinsettia Bowls.

    It's not like the Buckeyes have been pummeled by Vanderbilt and Kentucky.

    The team lost two straight national championship games (let that sink in for a moment) to teams that would've beaten at least 115 other teams in a BCS Championship game. Yes, it really is possible Ohio State was very good and just plain lost two really big games.

    Head coach: Jim Tressel
    8th year: 73-16
    23rd year overall: 208-73-2Ten Best OSU Players
    1. RB Chris Wells, Jr.
    2. LB James Laurinaitis, Sr.
    3. CB Malcolm Jenkins, Sr.
    4. OT Alex Boone, Sr.
    5. WR Brian Robiskie, Sr.
    6. LB Marcus Freeman, Sr.
    7. DE Lawrence Wilson, Jr.
    8. OG Steve Rehring, Sr.
    9. PK Ryan Pretorius, Sr.
    10. P A.J. Trapasso. Sr.

    2008 Schedule
    CFN Prediction:COMING
    2008 Record: 0-0 Aug. 30 Youngstown State
    Sept. 6 Ohio
    Sept. 13 at USC
    Sept. 20 Troy
    Sept. 27 Minnesota
    Oct. 4 at Wisconsin
    Oct. 11 Purdue
    Oct. 18 at Michigan State
    Oct. 25 Penn State
    Nov. 1 OPEN DATE
    Nov. 8 at Northwestern
    Nov. 15 at Illinois
    Nov. 22 Michigan
    2007 Schedule
    CFN Prediction: 9-3

    2007 Record: 11-2
    Sept. 1 Y'stown St W 38-6


    Sept. 8 Akron W 20-2


    Sept. 15 at Washington W 33-14


    Sept. 22 Northwestern W 58-7


    Sept. 29 at Minnesota W 30-7


    Oct. 6 at Purdue W 23-7


    Oct. 13 Kent State W 48-3


    Oct. 20 Michigan State W 24-17


    Oct. 27 at Penn State W 37-17


    Nov. 3 Wisconsin W 38-17


    Nov. 10 Illinois L 28-21


    Nov. 17 at Michigan W 14-3


    BCS Championship


    Jan. 7 LSU L 38-24



    Sorry sports world, but this year's Buckeye team is better than the last two, could be the best in the Jim Tressel era, and is loaded enough to be the early favorite to get back to a third championship game in three years. 20 starters are back with the talent level helped by the stunning decisions by LB James Laurinaitis and CB Malcolm Jenkins to come back for their senior seasons.

    Not only is the nation's No. 1 defense getting back everyone of importance outside of DE Vernon Gholston and LB Larry Grant, and not only does the perfectly balanced attack (197 yards per game rushing, 197 yards per game receiving) get back everyone but OT Kirk Barton, but the kicking game will be the best in the country with the return of PK Ryan Pretorius and P A.J. Trapasso. Yeah, the team really is good.

    But for everyone desperate for some new blood in the national title game, there is hope. There's a trip to face USC early on that could all but end the debate right away. The road games at Wisconsin and Illinois are certainly going to be challenging, and there will be Purdue, Michigan State and Michigan to still deal with.

    Realize that this is a juggernaut of a program that deserves its due. Realize that Tressel has put together a monster that by ever measure possible is an all-timer of a success. However, realize that nothing less than a national title win, and it probably has to be over an SEC team, will do. No pressure there.

    What to watch for on offense: The season long question about what to do with Terrelle Pryor. Ohio State is good enough to win the national title with the players in place; it doesn't need anything to upset the apple cart, and it definitely doesn't need to massage any egos of young players. QB Todd Boeckman is a veteran who knows the offense, and is a fringe NFL prospect good enough to make the attack roll, but if he struggles even a wee bit, the grumbling will start to get the superstar recruit on the field.

    What to watch for on defense: Even more of a pass rush. It's not like the Buckeyes had a problem getting into the backfield last year making 43 sacks and 103 tackles for loss, so how could things be better with Gholston off to the NFL? Dexter Larimore appears to be on the verge of big things at tackle, Lawrence Wilson is back from a broken leg, Cameron Heyward is expected to blossom on the other side, and the tackles should be improved and should do even more to make big plays. With all the returning overall experience, the pressure is going to come from everywhere.

    The team will be far better if … it forces more turnovers. For having such a dizzying array of talent and with so much overall success, the D should've been far better at taking the ball away after finishing near the bottom of the rankings with just 19. Tressel ball might not necessarily be the way the Buckeye offense works anymore, but OSU still needs to win the turnover battle to be more dominant.
    The Schedule: The entire sports world will focus on the September 13th mega-showdown against USC that'll be certain to have national title implications, but there are other landmines to worry about. Going to Wisconsin won't be easy and dealing with a road trip to Illinois won't be a plus. The Michigan game is in Columbus, but it comes after going on the road to face Northwestern and the Illini. If this is the national title contender it's supposed to be, the home schedule, including the date with the Wolverines and the October battles with Purdue and Penn State, shouldn't be a problem. Outside of the USC game, the non-conference slate is a breeze facing Youngstown State, Ohio and Troy. The Buckeyes miss Indiana and Iowa.
    Best Offensive Player: Junior RB Chris Wells. Is he the No. 1 pick in the 2009 NFL draft? That might be getting way too ahead of the game, but he has the skills to be a franchise back at the next level. Size? He's 6-1 and 237 pounds. Speed? Check out the touchdown run in the loss to LSU and the 52-yard scoring run against Michigan in 2006. He's a star the offense will work around.

    Best Defensive Player: Senior LB James Laurinaitis. Could he be on the list of one of the greatest linebackers of all-time? He could submit his name for the list is he has another season like his previous two. He might not be a freak of athletic nature, but he's always around the ball, he's always making plays, and he has the utmost respect from the rest of his team. Don't blame him for the loss to LSU; he had 19 tackles.
    Key player to a successful season: Junior DE Lawrence Wilson. He was supposed to be Vernon Gholston before Vernon Gholston, albeit a much bigger version. Things didn't quite turn out that way with a broken leg and the emergence of Gholston, among others, shining. Now if Wilson can be the player many envisioned him being a few years ago, the defense won't skip a beat.
    The season will be a success if ... the Buckeyes win the national title. Pure and simple. It's not fair, but anything less will be a failure for a team this good.
    Key game: Sept. 13 at USC. In a weird way, the October 4th date at Wisconsin could turn out to be more important overall, OSU can probably still play for the national title if it loses a close battle in L.A., but it probably can't get to Miami with a loss against anyone else. Even so, college football fans live for games like Ohio State at USC, and that it's happening in mid-September will get the juices of the season flowing early on.
    2007 Fun Stats:
    - Rushing touchdowns: Ohio State 21 - Opponents 3
    - Penalties: Ohio State 72 for 574 yards - Opponents 53 for 483 yards
    - First quarter scoring: Ohio State 121 - Opponents 32
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    The college football team fans love to hate? The discussion used to begin and end in South Bend. But Notre Dame's drop in the polls also has caused the Irish to drop in my rankings that are topped by college football's Public Enemy No. 1.
    1. Ohio State
    Many college football fans are hoping they don't have to watch the Buckeyes lose in the BCS championship game again. Most of those same fans only wish their teams had gotten there the last two seasons.
    2. USC
    No team has been as dominant during the last decade as the Trojans. A lot of fans wonder why the NCAA hasn't taken a closer look at how USC has done it.
    3. Notre Dame
    The Fighting Irish used to own the top spot on this list. Notre Dame used to win a lot more games, too.
    4. Florida
    The Gators don't get opposing fans' blood boiling as much as they used to -- like when former coach Steve Spurrier was taking jabs at many of his team's opponents. But many fans just can't believe quarterback Tim Tebow is really that good.
    5. Oklahoma
    The Sooners might be Ohio State Lite. Bob Stoops keeps getting his teams to BCS bowl games, but somehow keeps losing them.
    6. Michigan
    Add another fan base -- West Virginia -- to the growing allegiance of Wolverine haters.
    7. Texas
    Fans who hate the Longhorns are more envious than anything else. Everything is bigger in Texas, including the recruiting base, coaching salaries and tradition.
    8. Alabama
    Many college football fans are tired of hearing about Paul "Bear" Bryant. The Crimson Tide will never stop talking about him.
    9. Miami
    Coach Randy Shannon has gone a long way in cleaning up the Hurricanes' off-field image. Unfortunately, there was two decades' worth of garbage to clean up.
    10. Tennessee
    Unless you're a Volunteer fan, "Rocky Top" might sound like Sheryl Crow covering Guns N' Roses.
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    Spin control took a break during Big Ten media days.
    As players, coaches and league officials fielded questions about the conference's sagging national image, they didn't deny the obvious. Ohio State players understood why most of the country has no interest in seeing them Jan. 7 in Miami. Illinois coach Ron Zook, whose team finished last season with a 49-17 loss to USC in the Rose Bowl, put it in clear terms: "There's not a whole lot we can say until we go win."
    Even Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany acknowledged the damage done in the last two postseasons. He pointed out the league's favorable BCS/Bowl Alliance record before the current four-game losing streak, but then added: "We want to play the big games on the big stage and sometimes you just get whipped, and we did. And so I think you have to kind of nuzzle up to that and sort of accept it."
    The Big Ten enters the 2008 season in a somewhat tenuous state after taking plenty of hits nationally. Most place the league behind both the SEC and the Big 12, and possibly the Pac-10, on college football's hierarchy. The criticisms are familiar -- inferior athletes, lack of speed, recruiting shortcomings -- and fueled by two primary arguments.
    1. The Big Ten's best team, Ohio State, has performed poorly in the last two national championship games.
    2. A large gap separates Ohio State from the rest of the league, as evidenced by the Buckeyes' 22-2 conference record in the last three seasons. If Ohio State is the best the Big Ten has to offer, how far behind are the other 10 teams?
    Dispelling the second statement could be the greater priority this season. Ohio State can silence its coast-to-coast critics by beating USC, running the table and winning the national title on its third try (preferably against an SEC opponent), but it will take improvement from others to raise the league's profile.
    The three teams trying to catch Ohio State -- Wisconsin, Penn State and Illinois -- all must fill holes in the offensive backfield, and Penn State also must block out the constant banter about coach Joe Paterno's future. Michigan is the league's biggest mystery, as coach Rich Rodriguez tries to fast-track a team featuring mostly unproven personnel.
    But the Big Ten's push for respect largely depends on its middle class, headlined by Michigan State, a team many tab to be this season's Illinois.
    Iowa has endured disappointing results on the field and embarrassing ones off of it, but the Hawkeyes have a history of turning things around. Purdue tries to send pioneering coach Joe Tiller out on a good note, while both Northwestern and Indiana set their sights on a decent bowl game. Minnesota needs a major upgrade on defense, but coach Tim Brewster should see improvement in his second season.
    It won't take long to get a good read on the Big Ten. Arguably no conference has more on the line during the season's first month. The league has taken heat for some soft scheduling but boasts plenty of image-shaping matchups in August/September, and not just the big one Sept. 13 at the L.A. Coliseum.
    • Illinois opens the season against Missouri, a national title contender and a team many wished had made a BCS bowl instead of the Illini.
    • Wisconsin takes a trip most BCS teams avoid at all costs, to non-BCS power Fresno State.
    • Michigan State can boost the Big Ten's stock against the Pac-10 by beating Cal on the road in the opener.
    • Michigan, expected to start slow following a major coaching and personnel transition, opens against a respected Utah team before visiting Notre Dame two weeks later.
    • Purdue, which hasn't won enough marquee games in recent seasons, hosts Oregon in Week 2 before facing back-to-back MAC champ Central Michigan and then Notre Dame.
    • Penn State's schedule doesn't grade too high on degree of difficulty, but a home win against Oregon State would help the league's profile.
    • After a rough offseason, Iowa can put the spotlight back on the field by winning on the road at Pitt, a borderline Top 25 team.
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    What is 'it' about the clutch players?

    By Mark Schlabach
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    What made former Notre Dame quarterback Joe Montana play so calmly in the final seconds of the fourth quarter?

    What caused former Ohio State quarterback Craig Krenzel to lead his team to so many comeback victories during the Buckeyes' 2002 national championship season?

    What was really running through Boston College quarterback Matt Ryan's veins last season?

    If college football coaches knew the answer, they would surely bottle it and pass it on to generations of players to come. But for the most part, coaches really aren't sure what drives the sport's greatest clutch players.

    From Montana to Krenzel to Ryan, some college players just thrive under pressure. It is a trait seemingly derived from the same DNA that determines the color of a player's hair and eyes.

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    Craig Krenzel delivered in the clutch for the Buckeyes.



    "Those guys just have it," Tressel said. "They don't blink."

    Krenzel barely blinked during his two seasons as Ohio State's starter. As a sophomore, he was thrust into the starting role when teammate Steve Bellisari was suspended for drunken driving days before the Buckeyes played rival Michigan. Krenzel led the Buckeyes to a 26-20 upset of the No. 11 Wolverines, the Buckeyes' first victory in Ann Arbor since 1987.

    Afterward, Krenzel said, "I was surprisingly calm. I was more calm than before my first high school start."

    The next season, Krenzel stayed remarkably cool during a series of memorable comebacks. He ran for the winning touchdown in the final minutes of a 23-19 victory over Cincinnati in the opener. Late in the season, when the Buckeyes were trying to remain unbeaten, they trailed Purdue 6-3 late in the fourth quarter. On fourth-and-1, Krenzel threw a 37-yard touchdown to Michael Jenkins with 1:36 left for a 10-6 victory.

    Against defending national champion Miami in the 2003 Fiesta Bowl, Krenzel led the Buckeyes to a 31-24 upset in two overtimes. He completed only seven passes, but five of his throws were for first downs. He also ran for a game-high 81 yards and two touchdowns.

    "A guy like Craig, because he worked so hard to master the things he needed to do, that gave him the confidence for his innate qualities to express themselves," Tressel said. "One of his strengths was his toughness and his belief in himself. He thought, 'Hey, don't worry about it. I'm going to get it done.'"

    From the start, Texas coaches knew quarterback Vince Young would get it done when the game was on the line. Young thrived in his biggest games during his college career. When the Longhorns trailed USC 38-26 with less than seven minutes to play in the 2006 Rose Bowl, Young led his team to two touchdowns. His eight-yard scramble with only 19 seconds left delivered a 41-38 victory and the Longhorns' first national title in 35 years.

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    "I think some guys have a certain calmness and certain confidence about them," Texas offensive coordinator Greg Davis said. "I think in some cases they come to school that way. We saw the same things out of Vince when he was at [Houston] Madison High School. We saw him make play after play after play."

    Once Young arrived at Texas, Davis said it didn't take long for him to earn the trust of his coaches and teammates. Young's teammates believed in his confidence and calmness as much as his extraordinary ability to scramble and make plays from nothing

    "There is a certain confidence and poise and intelligence level that makes those guys successful," Davis said. "Vince was in a class by himself because he had so many tools. Our players were drawn to him early and he had a certain magnetism about him."

    Ryan was so calm in pressure situations his Boston College teammates often referred to him as "Matty Ice." The Eagles were ranked No. 2 in the country late last season, but trailed Virginia Tech 10-0 at rainy Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, Va. After doing nothing for 45 minutes, Ryan threw two touchdowns in the final 2:11 -- the game-winner going to running back Andre Callender with 11 seconds left to beat the Hokies 14-10.

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    "I think it's innate," Boston College coach Jeff Jagodzinski said. "I think it's just something a kid has, and the more experiences he has doing it and the more successes he has doing it, he just gets that much more comfortable and confident. Brett Favre was like that. Montana was like that. They wanted the ball in their hands in situations like that. I think a kid either has it or he doesn't."

    Duke coach David Cutcliffe, who coached quarterback Peyton Manning at Tennessee and his younger brother Eli at Ole Miss, said coaches can help foster a player's ability to perform under pressure. But it's ultimately up to the player to sink or swim in those situations.

    "I think you do coach it into them," Cutcliffe said. "You put them in every situation in practice over and over again. You drill it and you drill it. You never put a kid in a situation in a game that he hasn't seen before. We coach quarterbacks like we coach left tackles. It's not always easy. I try to put a lot of pressure on them."

    Quarterbacks aren't the only players who have thrived in clutch situations. Kickers have often stared down game-winning field goals. Cornerbacks are left on an island against a wide receiver with the game on the line. Receivers leap for Hail Mary passes in the final seconds.

    "You can certainly help a guy get prepared," Tressel said. "If he's got that makeup and you've prepared him the best you can prepare him, then he's going to have a chance to show that he is a clutch guy."

    Or, if you're lucky, one will just show up on campus.

    Former Virginia tight end Heath Miller, now a starter for the Pittsburgh Steelers, played so spectacularly in pressure situations that his teammates gave him the moniker "Money."

    "Guys like Heath have faced pressure before and have been successful so they expect success," Virginia coach Al Groh said. "He was a very intense player, but he had a calmness about him. It was pretty easy to see that he had that quality very early. Whatever 'it' is -- he's got it."

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    Ohio State vs. Youngstown State

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    i would hate to see this beast running full speed at me.
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    i would hate to see this beast running full speed at me.
    I imagine he will spend more time looking up at a USC player after being tackled.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roody View Post
    I imagine he will spend more time looking up at a USC player after being tackled.
    you mean down after one of his brutal stiff arms.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gixxer View Post
    you mean down after one of his brutal stiff arms.


    After seeing the way Ohio State plays against teams with lesser speed and ability I am not worried.




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    As much as I loathe and hate Ohio State (GO BLUE!!!) Wells is a beast.

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