Originally posted by JubukiYet another nutty day in CFB - where the fuck did Cincinnati come from?!? OSU hasn't lost to an Ohio team since Oberlin (back when they were a national power to show you how long ago that was), and now it could be Cincy...but they dropped a TD pass~!~~! TWICE~!~! Oh man, that was exciting.
And over in ND/MSU, the TD *was* caught - looked out of bounds to me, but it counts and ND has to drive in a minute and a half. And then you've got Tennessee, who was picked by some to make the Fiesta Bowl, looking like bumbling idiots. Hopefully, they will bumble their way straight to and through Sanford Stadium. I will definitely keep an eye on BC/Miami, considering how BC's been a big spoiler in the past.
I'm a Buckeyes fan, so that was certainly an interesting game. However, Cincinnati didn't really come out of nowhere, they've been putting together a pretty solid program down there for a while now. They've scored a couple pretty nice upsets in recent years (beat the Ron Dayne-led Wisconsin team) and they're starting to get some real talent down there (and unlike the basketball program they don't even cheat to do it!). All that aside, I'm glad the Buckeyes decided to play their D- game against a team they could still beat with it instead of someone like Wisconsin or Penn State. Hopefully, Clarett can stay healthy from here on out. The Big Ten conference is certainly up for grabs this year.
Steve Bellisari, Strong Safety, St. Louis Rams. Putting him on IR has KILLED their team. Wanna know what they're 0-2, there ya go. No Bellisari.
Clarett is getting tons of hype, and overshadowing the fact that the Buckeyes are very deep at running back. Lydell Ross was a freshman starter last year, and had over 100 yards against Cincy last week. Maurice Hall fumbled early against Cincy, and didn't see the ball again, but he has played well. What the Buckeyes need is Craig Krenzel to play smart, hand the ball off, run the clock, and let the defense carry the team.
Steve Czaban's take on this on The First Team on Fox was outstanding this morning. He made the point that this is clearly not a suspension, so he must be getting paid to take time off. Good gig if you can get it, I guess.