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Don't know if this has been said but........fuck it just win. All this speculation but all we want is W's. Offense can't be worse than last years
"What is green and white and red all over? The Spartans pounding their chests after this bloodbath" -Mitch Albom 11/2/13
You may want to just go to the hospital now, the level of drugs in your system can't be safe
His post was pretty much all facts, outside of his last few sentences.
"If you're worried about Wolverine fans, just move to Pasadena. You'll never have to deal with 'em."
"he was the best man for the job"....How in the world is Bollman the best man for the job? He's proven himself to be incompetent
Bottomline is this guy was the pick for OC for two coaches that have won Big Ten titles.
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Says who? A bunch of Ohio State fans? If fans ran programs our coach who is leading our elite defenses wouldn't be here right now. Shit, Dantonio probably would be gone too. He was at OSU for a decade, save the Tressel liked hanging out with him bullshit. This isn't little league baseball.
I think we can all agree that OTPT is the annoying kind of Sunshine Blower.
If using logic is blowing sunshine, then fuck, I'm a sunshine blower
And a junior member of the justice league. Welcome aboard son.
This post was edited by Jack Passion 17 months ago
Gotta save the internets somehow.
The bulk of your logic seems to be "trust ". Actual logic (the kind backed up by stats) says, despite a huge talent advantage, tO$U offense was below average during Bollman's time.
From http://www.cfbstats.com/. They go back to '07 but I imagine '01 to '06 results would be similar.
Total offense rank:
2007 - 62
2008 - 76
2009 - 67
2010 - 20
2011 - 107 (we'll give him a pass on this one due to suspensions)
2012 - 46 (Urban didn't improve much in his first season)
Doesn't really matter if Tressel, Bollman, or a combination of the two was calling plays. They weren't very good at it & the fans complained about it for years.
Now how about tO$U defense:
2007 - 1
2008 - 14
2009 - 5
2010 - 4
2011 - 19
2012 - 34
So how much credit does Bollman deserve for tO$U winning all those games over the years (amazing they went undefeated last year)?
Guinness makes you drop mud.
'11 was the year he was calling plays too
friscans love to apply mean spirited labels to others...but you apply labels to them, and YOU'RE the hater.
More actual logic:
If Bollman was such a talented and desirable OC, why did he immediately fall from OC at OSU to OL at BC, where he was not retained after one year, and then this year he could only secure the Purdue OL job despite the amount of coaching turnover.
Could it be that no one wanted to be attached to a coach from a dirty program the year after they were busted?
What was his record as a member of the OSU staff against Michigan?
I love the Michigan fans that come in and talk shit about him. What was he, 9-2 against Michigan??
But, but.....they have "proof" he's a bad coach......
but MSU is fine with it?
It's a few years now, people could really give a shit about that "scandal" now.
He was the guy Dantonio decided on. Maybe you need to become an Illini fan where the AD hired coaches and introduced them to the HC.
Give it a rest or troll elsewhere. Bollman wanted to interview for the job. Dantonio and Bollman go way back including being on Saban's staff in East Lansing.
Not all the people you imagine as your dream OC wanted to come to East Lansing.
Why not Gruden? Why not Mooch? Why not Tedford? Why? Because THEY WEREN'T INTERESTED.
but somehow 119 other D1 schools don't feel that way? You are grasping at straws here. Bollman has never been a hot commodity. In fact, Purdue, who hired Darrell Hazell for a head coach (former assistant head coach at Ohio State) would only give Bollman the Oline coach job (Bollman was available at the time Hazell was hired so there was an opening at OC). Almost everyone else on that staff was hired at the same level or actually promoted at other schools or the NFL. Only Heacock didn't move on, mainly due to the fact he retired. Although Dick Tressel moved on to a rather small school as an OC (a promotion but at Carlton College), so that could be a demotion in a sense. Yet that is Dick Tressel, a guy many thought was on the Ohio State staff thanks to nepotism.
No one was afraid to hire Ohio State coaches, and really only Bollman and Dick Tressel went on to take lesser positions. Even then BC had no problem taking Bollman (with the supposed baggage) but wouldn't make him OC. Sanctions have nothing to do with that.
This post was edited by scott91575 17 months ago
I only read your first sentence. 119 other teams didn't have OC openings. You are the one grasping at straws, I'm indifferent on this hire. Not overly excited or disappointed. It is what it is.
Just admit it this was a terrible hire and shows we are committed to being bland and boring
To die in ann arbor is redundant
How did you only read only my first sentence and then talk about grasping at straws?
There have been approx 45 new staffs this year and last (that does not include OC's that moved on). I would say at least 1/2 of the D1 schools had an OC this year or last. Add in the fact that yes, given the right guy, all teams have an opening. Yet none of them wanted him.
You are just making up shit that you hope is true but you know isn't. I have been nothing but straightforward with what he is. Yet don't try to pull crap out of your ass and tell us it's roses. No one was afraid to hire an Ohio State coach (besides Tressel who has show cause attached to him). He had two opportunities to be hired as an OC, and until late February the second time around (after settling for an oline coach position at Purdue) no one gave him that opportunity. The reasons he was not hired as an OC elsewhere had nothing to do with the fact he coached for team that went on sanctions. It has to do with the fact he is simply not highly desired as an OC, just like the fact he stayed on staff at Ohio State for 11 years at the same position while everyone else, except Heacock (who planned to make the OSU DC job his last) and Dick Tressel, went on to coach at a higher position elsewhere.
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