The Buckeyes finished off a hard fought win at Northwestern late Saturday night and then the bye week began. As the warm nights come to a close, let’s look back a bit on the first half, ahead at the potential BCS standings, and put a sock in the mouth of the people STILL complaining about Luke Fickell. It’s Wednesday, let’s rumble!
Northwestern And The First 6
I still can’t believe that we are six weeks into the 2013 football season. Time fly’s when you’re having fun is more than just a saying.
We come to the midpoint off a road win on national television in Evanston against the Northwestern Wildcats. And let there be no question about it, the Wildcats were game to fight and did just that. I still saw a lot of opportunity to put this game to bed early, but the Wildcats heart and the Buckeyes willingness to miss tackles, blow coverage, commit turnovers and penalties would hear nothing of it.
And here we were at halftime, Buckeye Nation all abuzz with comments about how Braxton Miller should be replaced by Kenny Guiton and Luke Fickell should be fired like Lane Kiffin. I was born and raised in Northeast Ohio and love my Cleveland sports teams, but I have to ask: When did Buckeye Nation start becoming like Cleveland sports fans in the sense that nobody gets a fair argument, everyone is an expert and players need to be replaced at the first sign of not looking like Peyton Manning, Clay Mathews or Bill Belichik? One of the things I have always loved about the Columbus sports scene and especially Ohio State fans in their strong footing in reality. More on this later… Read More