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Terrelle Pryor thinks you're stupid

Posted on: January 2, 2011 11:19 am
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Full disclosure: I want to believe in Ohio State. I live in Ohio, my two kids will attend college most likely in Ohio, and my goal is that they attend Ohio State.

So this question is not coming from a Buckeyes basher when I ask the following:

How stupid does Terrelle Pryor think we are?

The memorabilia he sold, against NCAA rules, basically got a free pass from me. Seriously, check out my reaction to the story that Pryor and four teammates would be suspended next season, but be allowed to play Tuesday night in the Sugar Bowl. I loved that reaction from the NCAA. If my reaction was pro-Ohio State, so be it. I'm an Ohio guy, and my initial thoughts were of other Ohio residents.

But this story ...

This car story ...

Complete garbage. Everything about it stinks, from the alleged NCAA crime to the announced excuse. All of it. Garbage.

In a nutshell, Pryor has a habit of getting his hands on cars -- nice cars -- from Columbus-area dealerships, and then getting caught speeding in them. Someone smarter than me, please figure out the odds on that:

Pryor has these cars -- nice cars -- for a day or two, and without fail, he gets caught speeding. In that tiny, day-or-two window of time.

Every time.

Garbage.

I don't believe it. Sorry, I don't. I don't believe Pryor had those cars for only a day or two. I don't believe the car dealer. I don't believe Ohio State. I don't believe any of you.

I still want my kids to go to Ohio State. But at the moment, I want Terrelle Pryor to turn pro after the Sugar Bowl. Don't come back next season. I can live with you avoiding punishment for your memorabilia "ignorance."

But I'm not sure I can stomach the sight of you in an OSU uniform in 2011. That'll be my kids' school, you know. And Terrelle Pryor is starting to make me sick.



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Category: NCAAF
Tags: Ohio State
 
Comments

Since: Nov 19, 2006
Posted on: January 3, 2011 3:46 pm
 

Terrelle Pryor thinks you're stupid

Does anyone now think that Tressell runs a clean program?  Pryor could do Ohio State a big favor by leaving 30 seconds after the Sugar Bowl is over.  If he stays, there will be an investigation that will take Ohio State down.  It could cost Tressell his job.  I guess you had better figure out what you are asking for, before making threats to players, like Tressell did.


corona79
Since: Sep 3, 2006
Posted on: January 3, 2011 2:49 pm
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Since: May 29, 2009
Posted on: January 3, 2011 2:45 pm
 

Terrelle Pryor thinks you're stupid

The silence here from the OSU faithful speaks volumes.  Even they can't defend Pryor's stupidity anymore.  I just hope the NCAA doesn't investigate further and have major violations for the program.  It'd be a damn shame.



Since: Feb 4, 2008
Posted on: January 3, 2011 1:00 pm
 

Terrelle Pryor thinks you're stupid

Ohio State and Jim Tressel thank you for putting this all on Pryor.  This has never happened with another OSU football player and we appreciate you pointing your finger at the appropriate culprit.  Thanks again.  No really, thank you.



Since: May 29, 2009
Posted on: January 3, 2011 11:14 am
 

Terrelle Pryor thinks you're stupid

canes_5rings....I'm telling you if you look on ebay you'll find autographed items sports stars in every major sport and every major school across the  nation that are still playing,you or someone else explain that to me,are we now going to tell these athletes they can't even sign their name?

Please tell me you are joking buckeyezane???  Of course these kids sign autographs!!!  Most major programs have a cult following of fans who'd do anything for an autograph.  This is why it is illegal for these kids to trade autographs for tattoos??  If this was the case -- every NFL prospect would just sign autographs for anything and everything while in college.

I'm not an idiot though -- you know some of these kids sign autographs for friends who will go online and sell the jerseys or whatever for a profit.  The players just cannot do these type of things for their own benefit.




Since: Aug 18, 2010
Posted on: January 3, 2011 11:04 am
 

Terrelle Pryor thinks you're stupid

Zane--Of course college athletes can sign their name and give as many authgraphs are they choose, they just cannot profit off of it.  There is a difference to what has happened here.



Since: Jan 13, 2007
Posted on: January 3, 2011 10:51 am
 

Terrelle Pryor thinks you're stupid

canes_5rings....I'm telling you if you look on ebay you'll find autographed items sports stars in every major sport and every major school across the  nation that are still playing,you or someone else explain that to me,are we now going to tell these athletes they can't even sign their name?



Since: Aug 18, 2010
Posted on: January 3, 2011 10:31 am
 

Terrelle Pryor thinks you're stupid

Loaner cars are definitely still pretty popular at dealerships, but they are normally for warranty repair work.  I have never heard of someone getting a loarner car when they are having an off brand repaired.  It seems pretty clear that Pryor has a buddy in the industry and he is taking care of him.  Maybe he is a long time friend, but more likely, just some groupie looking to hang out with a star.  It is a violation of NCAA rules, but not one they seem to take very seriously as many star athletes cannot explain their car situation without looking guilty.  Pryor is milking his situation for all it is worth. 



Since: Nov 9, 2008
Posted on: January 3, 2011 10:30 am
 

Terrelle Pryor thinks you're stupid

"The" Ohio Sate University with organized cheating running rampant? Say it ain't so Jim Tressel... because God knows the NCAA and every other morong with hafl a brian will believe it if it comes out of your mouth or that of illiterate school President. What's his name... Gee? As in... Gee Whiz I can't believe anyone is upset about this or doesn't believe us?  



Since: May 29, 2009
Posted on: January 3, 2011 10:27 am
 

Terrelle Pryor thinks you're stupid

canes_5rings,

the athletes CAN sell the rings and whatever else they accumulate from their time at the college they attended.  they just CANNOT do so while they still attend the school, for obvious reasons.  rich boosters could easily start handing out huge cash for these items and it'd have nothing to do with what they are buying, they'd be lining the pockets of the top recruits.

it can't happen.  it'd become an enormous ordeal if student/athletes were allowed to sell off items.  players would be selling autographs and uniforms, sportsmanship awards, etc.  it just can't happen.

there is a reason the suspension isn't 1 or 2 games.  they make it 4 games to ensure these things don't occur over and over again.  1/3 of a season is a stiff penalty, but it is necessary if the NCAA wants to put a halt to these kinds of things happening.


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