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Buckeye practice

Discussion in 'Buckeye Football' started by ohiobuck94, Dec 10, 2004.

  1. ohiobuck94

    ohiobuck94 Buckeye Beach Bum

    From BSB:
    Holmes and Hawk are staying another year.
    Zwick is taking reps with the 2nd team.
    Nothing on Zwick transferring. :)

    I wonder, is Zwick's shoulder still a problem?
  2. JXC

    JXC 17-3 since 2001

    A problem? Turns out it was the solution!
  3. sandgk

    sandgk Watson, Crick & A Twist

    Man -- that's cooold!
  4. MistriBuck

    MistriBuck aka MartyrBuck

    hehehe........while this was most likely an attempt at humor (or maybe not), the fact is that it literally was the solution, it seemed that JT was gonna go with JZ to the grave barring's unfortunate that it took a serious injury for Troy to get his shot, but in reality it may have been the only way
  5. chuck_jax

    chuck_jax Newbie

    I wonder

    If his shoulder is really that bad or if JT was looking for an excuse.
  6. ohiobuck94

    ohiobuck94 Buckeye Beach Bum

    BSB said Zwick is 100% and playing with the 2nd unit.
    No injuries to report except D'andre. Said they are trying to get him a medical redshirt for another year.
  7. jlb1705

    jlb1705 hipster doofus Bookie

    A medical redshirt would be huge. He was finally coming along - it would give him the chance to fulfill his potential for more than one season. I hope it comes through.
  8. 7 45 33 48

    7 45 33 48 Freshman

    That would be great if D'Andrea gets a medical reshirt. I always thought D'Andrea should have redshirted in 2002. He didn't do anything on special teams anyways during that 2002 season and looked lost when he was put in there for Wilhelm.
  9. bucknut11

    bucknut11 Defense still wins Championships

    Regarding Hawk staying...... (O-Zone)

    So do I.
  10. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator


    The take fromthe dispatch

    Tressel would understand transfer by Zwick
    Deposed QB might not want to sit on the bench
    Saturday, December 11, 2004
    Ken Gordon and Tim May

    Calling him "a competitive kid who wants to get out there and show everyone what he can do," Ohio State coach Jim Tressel yesterday said he would understand if deposed quarterback Justin Zwick wanted to transfer.

    "It hasn’t (come up), but I understand those kinds of things being talked about because that seems to be the way things are nowadays," Tressel said. "There are times to really start talking about that if it becomes real, and that’s after the conclusion of the season."

    Zwick practiced yesterday in preparation for the Dec. 29 Alamo Bowl. He is fully recovered from a separated throwing shoulder (suffered Oct. 16) that prevented him from playing the next three or four weeks.

    In Zwick’s absence, Troy Smith posted a 4-1 record, including a 37-21 win over Michigan in which he accounted for 386 yards.

    Tressel repeatedly has said Smith is the unquestioned starter at quarterback. That has prompted speculation that Zwick might not want to sit behind Smith for the next two seasons. Both players are third-year sophomores.

    If Zwick transfers, it likely would be to a Division I-AA school so he would not have to sit out next season.

    Tressel spoke after player availability was over yesterday, so Zwick was not around to comment. Zwick’s coach at Massillon, Rick Shepas, did not return a phone call earlier this week.

    Also yesterday, junior linebacker A.J. Hawk and third-year sophomore receiver Santonio Holmes reiterated their plans to return next season rather than turn pro. Both had made that pledge in November.

    No clear - cut winner

    If several members of the Ohio State football team had a Heisman Trophy vote, running backs Adrian Peterson of Oklahoma and Reggie Bush of Southern California would be looking good, quarterbacks Matt Leinart of USC and 2003 winner Jason White of Oklahoma would be in trouble, and Utah quarterback Alex Smith wouldn’t have a chance.

    Consider these opinions:

    • Holmes — "I would like to think that Reggie Bush would get it. He has been an outstanding player . . . and really, a team leader."

    • Running back Branden Joe — "Adrian Peterson. Give it to the freshman. I want Archie (Griffin) to be the only two-time guy. Nothing against Jason."

    • Receiver Bam Childress — "Reggie Bush. Just overall, he does everything. He’s more valuable to the team."

    • Running back Lydell Ross — "I like Adrian Peterson . . . he’s a freshman and you have upperclassmen who don’t even do the things he’s doing."

    • Cornerback Dustin Fox — "I think it is White, hands down, running away with it. I’m not saying he is the best player in the country. . . . I think Bush probably deserves it."

    • Tressel — "The first name that popped into my mind was Leinart."

    • Guard Mike Kne — "I’m torn between Peterson and Bush."

    What about Leinart?

    "Even I could throw for 150 yards just tossing it to Bush out there," Kne said.

    Studying hard

    Ohio State had 22 players named Academic All-Big Ten this week, more than any other conference school.

    To be eligible, players must be letter-winners in at least their second academic year and carry a career grade-point average of 3.0 or better.

    The next-best team was Indiana with 17. Next were Penn State (16), Michigan State (13), Minnesota (11), Wisconsin (10), Northwestern (9), Iowa (8), Michigan (8), Illinois (7) and Purdue (6).

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  12. OH10

    OH10 *

    That sounded like a little Nuckfuts comment.

    I've always been a Troy Smith fan, at the beginning and middle asking why he never got a fair shot. But, I feel for Zwick. He had a chance, and someone else stepped up - that's just the way it goes at OSU. If he wants to transfer, I'd understand - and if he wants to stay, maybe he'll get another chance. But I don't think we should be pasting the kid with backhanded comments.
  13. Buckeyeskickbuttocks

    Buckeyeskickbuttocks Z --> Z^2 + c Staff Member


    Lighten up, Francis.
  14. martinss01

    martinss01 blissfully stupid

    feel for zwick not because he didn't step up when he had the shot but rather, because the OL didn't step up when he had the chance. this is a perfect example of why being the starting qb at the begining of the year with a young offense isn't always the best deal. if smith had been the starter at the begining of the year zwick would be the starter today. stop kidding yourselves people. this isn't a question of qb talent. smith did destroy scum singlehandedly just a few weeks ago.

    when the line wasn't playing well neither qb was worth a damn. as soon as the line started to step up... OMG!!! one of the qb's actually started doing well!!!! 1+1=___


    good for holmes and hawk. though i actually expected them both to stick around another year. holmes was overshadowed by ginn this season and that really hurt him. hawk knows he will walk into next year the #1 lb in the country.

    i just... i.. i can't... its just to easy!:slappy:
  15. LloydSev

    LloydSev DreamWeaver

    omfg... lol

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