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Quit messin' with us Tress

Posted on: September 12, 2008 10:14 am

Is doubtful the new maybe?

Are toes really needed to play football?

Jim Tressel continues to mess with the minds of his fans, the media and USC. Late Thursday he said Beanie Wells was doubtful only if the game was played that day. A lot of good that does us, Tress, because THE GAME IS SATURDAY.

By the way, I'm getting on a plane for L.A. this morning. It's "probable" that I'll get there. Just so you know.

Now on a Friday morning talk show Tressel says Beanie might play "sparingly or not at all." Well, at least he's nailed it down. 

This means USC should count on Wells getting 37 carries. I'm as sick of writing about this as you are reading it. Can't wait for the next Nelson DeMille novel for some REAL suspense.



Category: NCAAF

Since: Jan 20, 2008
Posted on: September 12, 2008 2:50 pm

Quit messin' with us Tress

Amen, Amen I say to you, I agree with the previous comment. Who cares. I'm only reading this because I have google alerts for Nelson Demille. I think blogging is stupid and a waste of time. Who really cares what bloggers think anyway. You know the old say, "Opinions are like Assholes, everyone has one" Only thing worse than a Blog is the Blogger.

Since: Aug 25, 2008
Posted on: September 12, 2008 2:22 pm

Quit messin' with us Tress

go bucks

Since: Jan 29, 2007
Posted on: September 12, 2008 1:37 pm

Quit messin' with us Tress

That's awesome!!  You're proud of that Ohio team to be the 21st century's college version of the Buffalo Bills, who went to I believe 4 Super Bowls in a row and lost every single one.  I doubt that OSU will make 4 NCGs in a row, but if they do, indeed they will lose again.

Since: Aug 9, 2008
Posted on: September 12, 2008 1:22 pm

Quit messin' with us Tress

still dont believe him

Since: Feb 22, 2008
Posted on: September 12, 2008 1:06 pm

Quit messin' with us Tress

I'm glad he's messin with you. You do plenty of that to us, without any help. If you guys would concentrate on the NEWS & TRUTH, maybe you could get some straight answers once in a while. Oh, I'm sorry, I'm showing my age. That's the way reporting used to be, once upon a time.

Since: Jan 17, 2008
Posted on: September 12, 2008 1:01 pm

Quit messin' with us Tress

I really don't think OSU is cloaking everything in secrecy.  This is not the NFL.  OSU is not required to issue an injury status report.  Tressel does not have to say anything about Beanie Wells at all.  I truly believe that OSU really does not know if Beanie will be able to play.  It is a day to day thing.  Tressel is merely responding to the media frenzy the best way he can.  It does not matter one bit to USC either way.  The Trojans prepare for OSU exactly the same way regardless of who is running the ball.  The only difference is Beanie is bigger, stronger and breaks more tackles.  That's it.  With or without Beanie, USC's defensive game plan is exactly the same.  Tressel is not messing with the press...the press is messing with Tress.

As for Dennis Dodd, he is only writing about it because anything about OSU generates a lot of activity on these boards.  And that, my friends, is what his job is all about.  I can't blame him.  It is a very efficient use of his time.  He takes 10 minutes to make a blog entry that will generate multiple pages of responses and hundreds of viewings.

Since: Jan 17, 2008
Posted on: September 12, 2008 12:41 pm

Quit messin' with us Tress

Big Wilz may be a hater, but he is right about one thing...winning the Big Ten will be tougher than people around the country think.  The Big Ten looks to be stronger overall than last season.  With road games @ MSU, Illinois & Wisconsin along with home games against Penn St and Michigan, the Buckeyes schedule is anything but easy.

As far as I'm concerned, this OSU-USC game will leave one team in the driver's seat toward earning a bid to the NC game.  The loser's chances will not be dead, but they will no longer control their own destiny.  OSU's chances in particular would be more greatly reduced because of the national backlash against them.

Since: Oct 17, 2006
Posted on: September 12, 2008 12:39 pm

Quit messin' with us Tress

Oh believe me, he is not tired of writing about it at all.  Dodd is loving every second of it.

Since: Dec 3, 2007
Posted on: September 12, 2008 12:36 pm

Quit messin' with us Tress

11 pt underdog hardly seems overrated.  Greater than 80% of pundits are picking USC in a landslide.  The world is bashing OSU for losing two NC games.  The world is saying they can not afford one loss, because they will be chosen last of any one loss team for the NC game.

Look up the definition of overrated.

Now if USC plays like they did against Stanford and OSU plays like they did against Ohio, who wins????

Since: Sep 12, 2008
Posted on: September 12, 2008 12:36 pm

Quit messin' with us Tress

Reply to all the Buckeye Bashing. Sounds like a lot of jealosy out there towards the Buckeyes. I mean ok they lost two NCG in a row, but the point being missed is that they were in two NCG in a row, and don't forget the NCG a few years back against Miami. Heavy underdogs going in; the media claiming the Buckeyes shouldn't even be on the same field with the mighty Hurricanes of Miami. How did that turn out?

The game last week against Ohio University is by no means an indication of what kind of team will show up in California this Saturday. Ohio State has over half their starters returning from last years team that DID play in a NCG. A lot of the seniors turned down NFL careers to return for one purpose; to win a National Championship. so don't even think that they are going to lay down for this game. It will be a closer game than all the Buckeye bashers and media are predicting, and don't be to surprised if the Buckeyes are 3-0 after this weekend.

Jim Tressel is an excellant coach and wonderful person with a lot of class!! Go Bucks!!

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