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Gibson Becoming Complete Player

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With a surge in production towards the end of last season, Buckeyes Defensive End Thaddeus Gibson has emerged as the top defensive lineman for Ohio State. A converted Linbacker, Gibson from Euclid, came on big time last year with huge performances against Penn State, Michigan, and Texas.Fiesta Bowl Football As a big time Linebacker in high school, Thaddeus came to Ohio State with big ambitions. Continue reading

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Big Ten Turning to Florida for Talent

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In a day and age where football has switched to a more versatile, athletic, finesse game, the Big Ten has been the last conference to make the switch. The trend setters in the new game is the SEC first and foremost. Winning the last three national titles will do that. The conference features teams that are all fast, athletic, and know how to cover ground. After another poor showing in bowl games last season, it seemed that the coaches from one of the oldest conferences in the country, decided to make the switch too. The Big Ten has been known for being tough, slow paced, low scoring and defensive oriented teams along with having players that fit the mold. Some of that old adage remains but the SEC way of life is starting to run deep in a conference where it’s best team, Ohio State, has lost their last three bowl games, two were title games and the other was the Fiesta Bowl last season. Once the Big Ten transitions into a fast paced, athletic conference, the quality of football will increase for a conference looked down upon recently. Continue reading

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Ohio State Football Preview

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Pryor evades a pass rush in his first real big game vs Penn State last season

When the guts of Ohio State fans everywhere were wrenched on January 5th, 2009, the pain took a toll on Terrelle Pryor much more than anyone else. Pryor had been a prep phenom throughout high school and was arguably the most highly touted quarterback coming out of Pennsylvania in the state’s history. As Quan Cosby crossed the goaline with less than 20 seconds to go in the fourth quarter of Texas’s 24-21 Fiesta Bowl victory, Pryor knew his chance to win the big game was dwindling.Fiesta Bowl Football After Todd Boeckman launched a hail mary as time expired, the ball fell hard to the ground and now Ohio State was entering a new era. This would now be Pryor’s team featuring new players all across the board. This team looks to be very athletic and feature different offensive sets than in recent years to accomodate the versatility of Pryor. Today, I will look into the Ohio State season preview and tell you what I expect from Terrelle Pryor and the new look Buckeyes. Continue reading

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