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QB Justin Zwick (Official Thread)

Discussion in 'Buckeye Alumni' started by BuckNutty, Feb 10, 2004.

  1. buckeyebri

    buckeyebri 40 Days in the Hole

    Brutus, I agree we certainly need his ability to be the backup and we don't won't him hurt. But, if he never plays under that scenario that would be shame also. I was thinking about getting him more involved in the game as a WR or slotback where we could take advantage of his arm and his ability to run the ball on occassion.

    I may be wrong but wasn't he returning kickoffs in the Cinci game?
  2. ronfel

    ronfel Newbie

    Smith returned kickoffs late in the season last year and IMO was very unimpressive doing so. I've also been very unimpressed with his running from the QB position. Hard for me to imagine he would be a better WR than Holmes, Childress, Hall or Ginn. His best attribute is his arm, not his legs, and if he learns to play the QB position could be a great one. That is what he should focus on.
  3. coxew

    coxew Newbie

    I agree that we don't need Smith anywhere other than where he's at now. From what I've seen in two spring games, returning kicks last year, and limited action this year, Troy seems like a good athlete, for a QB. People were clamoring for him to see PT at RB/WR but I don't see him being more of a playmaker at those positions than what we already have.
  4. gregorylee

    gregorylee I'd rather be napping!!

    Pitcocks move was dumb, but in his defense he did bounce off the ground about a foot before he hit Davis. It was not intentional and seemed like a touchy pussy QB foul. That said it was no different than any other touchy pussy QB foul, and Quinn the Eskimo should have known better.
  5. MililaniBuckeye

    MililaniBuckeye The satanic soulless freight train that is Ohio St Staff Member Tech Admin

    I totally disagree. He had plenty of time to slow down to the point where there would've been minimal, if any, contact...he deserved the penalty and I guarantee you the staff has let him know about it.
  6. FKAGobucks877

    FKAGobucks877 The Most Power-Drunk

    Yeah, when I first saw the play, I thought it was a bad call. When they showed the replay, though, it was obvious that he could have pulled up, with no problem. I don't remember who it was, but the other OSU player in on the play immediately grabbed Pitcock and pulled him off the QB, he knew it was a dumb move as well.
  7. bucknut11

    bucknut11 Defense still wins Championships

    QB Justin Zwick

    not sure if this is more football or politics, but i found it funny, nonetheless...

    obviously just a typo. this is how it appeared in the O-Zone's article. he'd better not let the media get ahold of this or we're all doomed! (even though he is 21)​
  8. AKAK

    AKAK Well, that's like hypnotizing chickens. Staff Member Tech Admin

    Its that time of day...

    When you can say....

    Come on...

    Come on and head for the Mountains...

    The taste is smooth and its waiting for you....


    Head for Busch Beer

    Head for the Mountains.
  9. DiHard

    DiHard Guest

    i thought only cowboys drink busch......
  10. RugbyBuck

    RugbyBuck Our church has no bells.

    He ought to be in favor of Bush. Like Sean Connery (not you, Tibs) said in that terrible movie, The Rock, "the QB gets to go home and fuck the prom queen."
  11. ScarletNGry

    ScarletNGry Moderator Staff Member

    Sorry to rain on your parade but the quote is

    "Losers always whine about trying their best, winners go home and fuck the prom queen"

    Don't think there was a QB in the quote.
  12. RugbyBuck

    RugbyBuck Our church has no bells.

    Excellent, there's hope for me yet, then. While there is no parade, I stand corrected. It was still a terrible movie, though.
  13. AKAK

    AKAK Well, that's like hypnotizing chickens. Staff Member Tech Admin

    At my high school, this would have been an excellent incentive to "throw the match"
  14. golden_buckeye

    golden_buckeye Grandfather Buck

    At my high school, this would have been an excellent incentive to "throw the match"

    thats to funny, sad thing is thats my school also!!!!
    BigJim likes this.
  15. antosu

    antosu Newbie

    Where are the brains/accuracy/experience ?

    You know I am going to stir this one up !

    Zwick was named the starter because he was thought to be the better decision maker, more accurate passer, and because he toted so many years of qb experience with him. Well he has been here for 3 years and I couldn't disagree more.

    He does have a stronger arm than I thought, and he is gutsy. His style of play has won me over and I've been boosting him up for a few weeks because he showed signs of greatness. But he is the exact opposite of what we thought he was.

    He was said to be a Ck clone with a stronger arm but I say he is a Bellasari clone with less running tendencies.

    I think that our offense would be much better if our running was setting up the pass, but Zwick isn't half as brainy as anyone thought he was and if there was ever a time to go to Boeckman or Smith, it was saturday night. Zwick almost has more turnovers in 4 games than we had as a team all last year.

    Go ahead and curse me out but I have been been critisized over and over about how I feel about Zwick and Ross and those two fellas are only proving me right. Smith and Pittman sounds like a nice duo to me.

    Give it to me !

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