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It's a bad thing in this case IMHO.
hahaha when you think shit cant get any worse. I mean there is no way our offense can get worse after last year but come on! We cant open our pocket book and pay someone 400-500k to run a solid offense? I wake up this morning to a new hire and read about how o$u hated him and that he is Roushar 2.0......Sometimes we are so mundane it literally takes years off my life
To die in ann arbor is redundant
Tressel also had a guy with only video coordinator experience as his QB coach. Tressel liked to control the offense. When he left, his QB coach and Bollman failed terribly. As mentioned. Ohio State hated Bollman because he's a terrible recruiter. He's lazy and goes after fat guys with no mobility. His last class had four awful lineman, one of which might compete for a backup role. everyone else will not see the field. He's good at coaching the lineman, but he's not good at bringing in good players. There was a major celebration on the OSU boards when he was finally gone. I don't understand what Dantonio is thinking.
Ed Wariner, who is mainly an Oline coach with a token title of co-offensive coordinator (Herman is the real OC), makes the same as Bollman did. I also didn't say Bollman did nothing. He was the Oline coach and a consultant. Yet Tressel was the real OC at Ohio State until 2011. I don't see how you can even close your eyes and put your fingers in your ears over that one.
I like the hire. Could care less what buckeye fans think of it.
Would be a huge addition if he can make some significant inroads in Ohio.
"Stats are for Losers." - Pat "Nardawg" Narduzzi
Bennett did a piece on this last year...http://espn.go.com/blog/chicago/colleges/post/_/id/8194/examining-big-ten-assistant-coach-salaries
Finally, here's a look at the top-paid coordinators in the Big Ten among the 10 schools whose information was available via public records:
Luke Fickell, co-defensive coordinator, Ohio State: $761,000
Greg Mattison, defensive coordinator, Michigan: $758,900
Al Borges, offensive coordinator, Michigan: $658,300
Pat Narduzzi, defensive coordinator, Michigan State: $501,700
Tom Herman, offensive coordinator, Ohio State: $456,000
Everett Withers, co-defensive coordinator, Ohio State: $456,000
Tim Banks, defensive coordinator, Illinois: $400,000
Chris Beatty, co-offensive coordinator, Illinois: $400,000
Billy Gonzales, co-offensive coordinator, Illinois: $400,000
Tim Beck, offensive coordinator, Nebraska: $372,300
Tracy Claeys, defensive coordinator, Minnesota: $340,000
Matt Limegrover, offensive coordinator, Minnesota: $335,000
Greg Davis, offensive coordinator, Iowa: $325,000
Dan Roushar, offensive coordinator, Michigan State: $307,000
Mike Ekeler, co-defensive coordinator, Indiana: $306,600
Doug Mallory, co-defensive coordinator, Indiana: $306,600
Phil Parker, defensive coordinator, Iowa: $301,500
John Papuchis, defensive coordinator, Nebraska: $300,000
Gary Nord, offensive coordinator, Purdue: $275,000
Chris Ash, defensive coordinator, Wisconsin: $267,050
Matt Canada, offensive coordinator, Wisconsin: $265,000
Seth Littrell, offensive coordinator, Indiana: $255,500
Tim Tibesar, defensive coordinator, Purdue: $250,000
The only plus side here is that we're bringing in a guy that dislikes UM to the level that Dantonio does. That can't be a bad thing.
Either this website doesn't exist or is not currently available.
We get it, you're not a fan. Now move on and let Spartans discuss the matter.
Why didn't Tressel coach up the fat guys with no mobility if they were heavily recruited? Obviously they had some talent. Bollman isn't being asked to coach up those players, if he can bring in those "lazy" five star lineman I think Dantonio will use them just fine. Links to their recruiting profiles?
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I like all this talk about being able to recruit better in Ohio. Almost all of our coaches were on the staff at Cinci!. A bunch of them are from Ohio! We should already have significant in roads in Ohio.
It's not going to mean a whole lot more, if anything, with Urban Meyer in that state.
Realistically, what are the chances of that? It's an Iron Curtain. We get our Shane Jones-type each year and then a bunch of kids OSU didn't offer as usual (this is not a bad thing as has been seen).
If "can make significant inroads in Ohio" is higher than fourth on a list of why he was hired then that's a big time mistake.
Was hoping for a more "sexy" hire, but I guess we will have to wait and see before we can judge.
Sike! I'm gonna judge anyways!
Exactly....MD roots go back to Ohio. I could give 2 shits if he can recruit there. The excuses are already starting and if this hire is true this place will be a fall out zone come fall
Let the fucking guy call a play on offense holy shit
"If you're worried about Wolverine fans, just move to Pasadena. You'll never have to deal with 'em."
Bollman's area was a frequent underachieving AREA of the team. The rest of the team was generally very good. We frequently had a great defense, and like I and others have mentioned, Tressel was a decent OC and did enough on offense to win most games. There were many things that contributed to us doing as well as we did during Tressel's tenure --
* Overall we had pretty good coaches with the exception of Jim Bollman & Nick Siciliano
* Tressel was overall a very good recruiter. Not elite. But very good. He knew how to lock down Ohio and keep the best players from going to Michigan.
* Due to the recruiting, we had a lot better players in most games than our opponent did. That will help you rack up the wins.
It's ok if you want to try to have faith and all that in Bollman. This is why I wished you guys luck in my first post. Just trying to make a friendly gesture in giving you some background information given that we've had the guy here for 10 years and observed his incompetence & lack of motivation first hand for those same 10 years. There's a reason Meyer fired the guy and didn't keep him around as his OL coach. And it's not because Meyer didn't like his mustache. In fact when Meyer first took the team over I remember him making very pointed comments to the media about how fat, unmotivated, and out of shape our OL was. It was the worst position group on the team. Thankfully the new coaches and strength coach came in and righted the ship. We're still fixing the recruiting damage Bollman did, but things are improving. Best of luck to you guys if it turns out Dantonio did indeed hire JB.
People bitching about his results in the 2011 season need to remember that the osu football institution was shaken by scandal, lost a ton of their talent for some or all of the season, lost their head coach and had a brand new hc in charge. In short I don't think it's fair to look at that season as the sole predictor of how he will do at Msu.
He's not as bad as OSU fans say. The last people to ask about him are unrealistic OSU fans. Take Michigan, is Rich Rodriguez a bad coach? No, he had just as successful of a season at Arizona this season as Hoke had at Michigan, 8-5 playing a fairly tough schedule. Dan Roushar wasn't as bad as we think either.
OSU fans just expect a NC every season, when they don't get there it's "underachieving" and they look to blame someone.
I'd really like to hear some more opinions on the guy, not from OSU fans, before I make my judgement.
But that's so far away. It's easier to start up the Fire Bollman movement before the news is even confirmed, this way it has maximum momentum going into the season.
If you want some insight into his offense at OSU, here are some images we utilized during his 2011 campaign...
By the way...any UM fan that laughs at this hire is a delusional fan boy. Under Bollman's offense, OSU beat those clowns 10 straight years and played for multiple National Championships (more than UM has played for since World War II). Additionally, if he was as bad of coach as every OSU fan believes, do you really believe Tressell would have kept him around?
While I am not on board completely with this (alleged) OC hire, the talk of this being a bad hire is nonsense.
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tRCMB: Where we eat our own, before they are even ours...
A quick google search shows he recruited two five star linemen in 2008 to OSU including Mike Adams and Mike Brewster. Coach D would coach those two up just fine
I'm sorry. I keep forgetting this place loves ignorance. MSU could have hired Mister Magoo and some of you sunshine blowers would call it a great hire.
I have provided nothing but facts. Sorry you don't like them.
All good info and I valued your opinion....then I looked at your avatar of you taking your picture with someone elses car. Credibility gone!
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