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Tech sore for revenge

Discussion in 'Buckeye Football' started by Buck Raider, Nov 29, 2004.

  1. Buck Raider

    Buck Raider Newbie

    Hello, Bucks!

    I think I speak for all Tech fans when I say we are still smarting from the beating we took at the hands of the Buckeyes a few years ago. I'm not sure this squad would fare much better, but the thought of some revenge in the Alamo Bowl would be a nice Christmas Treat.

    Bowl committees have a habit of jamming Tech, so Oklahoma State (despite thier humiliation in Lubbock) may just get the nod to play the Bucks. This Tech fan is keeping his fingers crossed for a scarlet......and black victory in San Antonio!
  2. sears3820

    sears3820 Sitting around in my underwear....

    Hopefully Mike Leach rustles up your varsity squad to play us this time around.

    We're fixin' to lay another ass-whoopin'.....
  3. MililaniBuckeye

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

    While our defense isn't quite as good as the one that shut down Kingsbury until we sent our bench in late in the fourth quarter, we've improved a lot over than last few games and will be a lot harder to score upon than a lot of your opponents this year.
  4. Clarity

    Clarity Will Bryant Staff Member

    Almost all Red Raider folks I talked to via theInsiders back when we played the first time were great fans and fun to talk to. One thing is for sure, Tech will test, retest, test again, then keep on testing our secondary. I think it would be a fun game to watch, particularly if we're forced to maintain an open Troy/Ted/Santonio-led offense to try and keep up.

    I'm apathetic about Okie State, beyond the "OSU vs. OSU" novelty, it just isn't a big draw for me personally. At least with Tech, there's some relevant history.
  5. ill take anyone out of the big 12 for a track meet errrr football game
  6. seed702

    seed702 A dyin' breed.

  7. jwinslow

    jwinslow A MAN OF BETRAYED JUSTICE Staff Member Tourney Pick'em Champ

    I agree. Who can't get excited about a game where Tressel has to be even more aggressive tahn he was in the michigan game offensively.

    Imagine 3 reverses to Ginn/Holmes, one of which is a Reverse to Ginn where he has the option to pass.

    Also, all of our dreams may come true if they we tech, as I'm not sure we have enough good corners to play man to man againswt Tech's spread offense (and as seen at Purdue, the zone coverage isn't gonna cut it). Who wouldn't want to see Ginn in there, just praying for a ball thrown his way so he can take it to the house?
  8. Buckeye513

    Buckeye513 Stable Genius

    Don't put your vCash on it.
  9. scooter1369

    scooter1369 HTTR Forever.

    That's the kind of celebration you can expect from the Arena League. Fun to watch but it doesn't have a place in college football. That said, I don't think it was inappropriate or disgraceful, just unsportsman like cunduct. I think celebrations like that are direspectful of your opponent. But I'm not offended by it.

    If you don't want the other team to celebrate, don't let them score.
  10. jlb1705

    jlb1705 hipster doofus Bookie

    I agree with brutus2002. That move was totally classless. I'm pretty sure I saw that celebration on TV or in a movie or something, and that's where they copied it from. Aside from the fact that endzone choreography is completely lame, what Tech did was still awful. The whole reason they did that celebration was because it was against a service academy. If Tech was playing Minnesota or Oregon State or somebody like that, they probably wouldn't even have thought to do it. Trivializing the great sacrifice made by the young men and women of our armed forces is disgusting.
    Last edited: Nov 30, 2004
  11. Clarity

    Clarity Will Bryant Staff Member

    I wrote a pretty long and somewhat thoughtful post on the Navy issue. Then I made the mistake of clicking on something that took me to another page. When I clicked back, my post was no longer populated in the text window. I know there's a setting somewhere that can prevent such a travesty in the future, but that would require constructive focused effort, and I'd much rather just sulk.

    As I'm much too bitter now to retype the whole thing, I offer this image as a substitute.


    Sucks to be that guy.
  12. Hubbard

    Hubbard Administrator's Staff Member Bookie

    :slappy: :slappy:
  13. DCBuckFan

    DCBuckFan Fark You

    Llyod Carr is looking for a new job I hear... maybe he can have that guy's?

  14. FKAGobucks877

    FKAGobucks877 The Most Power-Drunk

    Dude, that sucks. :lol: Not to laugh at you, but I recall a moment not too long ago when I did the same thing....and had to re-do an entire offensive preview (blog)....actually, Clarity, you told me then there was something I could do to prevent it from happening again...but I never did. Damn that sucks. :biggrin:
  15. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    i think the disturbing part was that this was a service academy, not that the celebration was coreographed.

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