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Damn, that screen name is already taken?
You've posted 6 times on our board in 2 minutes and called us a middle of the pack program. Enough.
Guys I am not being an ass
He is horrible
He is a WINNER. I don't care if chicken little is at quarterback, just win! And that's what he does. Calm down.
Jesus fucking christ!
I loved him on "Webster"
For the love of Trevor...™
You guys will need to annually put out a top 10 defense to win under Bollman.
You don't want a Bollman offense ever and I mean ever having to play from behind.
You guys should have kept Rousher. Seriously, he even flamed out this past year at Boston College.
Sounds like tRCMB take on Roushar.
2011: Highest scoring offense in MSU history, but it had nothing to do with Roushar. It was all Cousins, Cunningham, Martin and Bell.
2012: Bad offense, but it had nothing to do with a mediocre (at best) first year starter at QB, 4 new starting WRs, and a decimated OL. It was all Roushar's fault.
tOSU on Bollman:
2001-2010: The 7 B1G titles, 8 BCS games, 5 BCS wins, 2 National Title appearances had absolutely nothing to do with Bollman.
2011: NCAA sanctions, major off the field distractions, lame-duck interim head coach, true freshman QB: Offense only sucked because of Bollman.
I'm not a big fan of this hire, but I'll give Dantonio the benefit of the doubt and see what Bollman can do before I get worked up over it.
Can you post them please? I can't seem to locate this info.
I find it very odd that people are surprised by this? Coach Dantonio's personality is about loyalty and trust. The names that where being thrown around for this job by the writers on this website where just stupid and ignorant and had no merit to them at all. I said in the first thread about OC candidates that Bollman would be hired. MD was obviously going to hire a guy that he has had a close working relationship with. If it was a position coach than he might have gambled on a guy that he didn’t have any connections to, but as a coach that is in charge of the entire offense he was going to pick someone familiar to him and his overall philosophy. Is it a "sexy" hire...nope, is it a good hire not for me to say at this point, but come on its not a surprising hire.
So a top 10 defense and Bollman will get us big ten titles? Because that's what we had....
Slight difference, 2011 was the only year Bollman was the true offensive coordinator. Prior to that, Tressel called the plays and designed the offensive gameplan.
Now Boiler fans are going to say the same crap about this like they did with Dawson. Saying we stole their guy and are paying him big bucks.
Matthew Milko @B1Gcast
Have fun Jim Bollman. This is too funny. I actually feel bad for Spartan fans, you guys never catch a break.
Whoever made RonP and Jim Bollman OCs in the #B1G must really want to see Urban Meyer dominate.
Tony Gerdeman @GerdOzone
Actually, the Jim Bollman hire makes perfect sense when you consider that Dantonio's main goal is to beat Michigan.
Is Damion Terry going to be our Terrelle Pryor now?!?!
Why would they call him an OC then?
What is the actual proof? Other than "Tressel is a micromanager." HCs AREA INVOLVED HEAVILY in game planning -and I'd bet Fickel struggled to function in the same capacity as Tressel did in working with his OC....but that doesn't mean this guy automatically sucks....
Don't know but it will be a prerequisite for you to even have a chance.
Your OL is about to become the weakness of your team. He recruited two OL in a three year period at Osu. For the last decade OL was the worse position at OSU because Bollman was so dam lazy.
After Urban came in and fired him, we got two two commitments from two four star tackles in Kyle Dodson (prev committed to Wisconsin) and Taylor Decker (had committed to ND) who were BOTH from Ohio. Both said they weren't recruited hard by Bollman.
This is the guy you just hired, someone who was about to let two four star left tackles leave Ohio.
I'm holding out hope that Bollman is coming over as the OL coach and Salem (or Warner) being elevated to the OC with Staten taking over RBs (or Salem taking over QBs if Warner is the OC).
I love Coach D, and I trust him, but this hire (if true) is puzzling.
Bollman is Roushar Part II (in a Caddyshack sequel way, not Godfather way).
Because Boston College is a real easy program to have success at.. Running a D-1 offense with two star white kids from Connecticut and Mass against Va Tech, FSU, Clemson, UNC, etc. is not easy.
We will have a Top 10-15 defense under Narduzzi.
Other than that I agree, this hire would be pretty lame and it would seem like Dantonio is timid when it comes to "breaking ranks" for a hire.
So Tressel will be calling the plays if we hire Bollman? That might not be too bad.
Now knowing what 1995 is like all over again! Thank you 247 technology!!
I'm $ure Urban had nothing to do with that...
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