It’s Wednesday and the Silver Bullet points are soaring faster than ever before. With MaliBuckeye climbing mountains like a Bauserman, the SBP faces a tough week with a brand new face (for radio). While your Wednesday ammunition king pin visits one of the greatest national landmarks in the nation, It’s my pleasure to bring you an invaded version of Silver Bullet Points. Since I get a chance to sit in Mali’s seat about once every two years, It’s imperative that I set the tone with the best soundtrack that the SBP has ever seen. Let’s just say I’m like Colonel Bruce and the Codetalkers. “I’m So Glad” to be here!
Ohio State’s premiere recruiting event, Friday Night Lights, is scheduled to take place at the end of the week.
That means the Buckeyes will be looking to put the final touches on the 2014 recruiting class while getting the ball rolling on some early 2015 targets.
Based on the visitors list, it seems there will be more of a focus on the ’15 class. That isn’t necessarily a bad thing as the 2014 class is clearly coming into focus and the Buckeyes are in great shape to finish strong.
Here is a rundown.
On Tuesday, I was impressed by Danny from 11W posting his “OHIO” photo from the top of Mt. Baker, for a couple of reasons. First, I’ve lived in WA and skied at Baker all the time. Second, I was hoping to have a similar photo from the top of Mt. Whitney under my belt by the end of this summer, but a couple of family issues prevented me from enhancing the highest peak in the continental US in such a glorious way. Finally, I love shots of the outdoors, and just got back from a week long trek as well- the photo on the right is much lower than Danny’s, but includes at least one Michigan fan. Always good to spread the gospel, right?
It’s good to be back… right before the team goes camping as well. And here… we… go…
Ohio State coach Urban Meyer has made it no secret that he loves speed. Because of Meyer’s love for speed, it should come as no surprise that Friday Night Lights concluded with all participants lining up by position on the 20 yard line to run 30 or 40 yard dashes to determine the fastest player at the camp.
Aside from the sprint, there were a number of players that stood out in front of an estimated 2,000 fans that came out to watch despite the rainy weather.
Cleveland Heights wide receiver Shelton Gibson made the most noise on the evening, dominating from start to finish. During the agility drills at the beginning of the camp, no wide receiver could match his speed and quickness. And, it only got better once 1 on 1 play started, as he continued to abuse defensive backs for touchdowns. He has blazing speed and I would consider him a must-get player for the Buckeyes in the 2013 class. Read More
The Big Ten has not been all glitz and glamour like the SEC was, but then again the B1G is about blue-collar workers taking care of our favorite sport bar none.
Even with this blue-collar attitude setting the stage, yesterday was an interesting one at the luncheon kick-off to say the least.
Of course, there is a veritable throng of people covering the events in great detail that you can check out, but here are a few of the highlights for me personally.
First and foremost, there were reporters who asked Coach Meyer questions about the Penn State situation that made no sense for this event and Coach handled them beautifully.
Secondly, you can tell just from watching some of the video coming out of Chicago that Coach Meyer cannot wait for his players to put the pads on.
Finally with respect to Coach Meyer, I get the feeling that he is very excited for the future of the program but he wants to focus on the now. When asked about his thoughts on the sanctions against his team Meyer had this to say. Read More