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Game Thread (2004) Game Eight: Penn State - 10/30/04 (W, 5-3/2-3)

Discussion in '2004 Football Season Capsule' started by Clarity, Mar 3, 2004.

  1. ohiobuck94

    ohiobuck94 Buckeye Beach Bum

    By Ken Pryor on 14:54:12 10/30/04

    This team has taken on Tressel's persona completely. They are a thinking team, but not at all aggressive. They have very little fire. This is not about youngsters playing. This is about a team that has little personality. Little in the way of excitement and flair. And almost zero emotion.

    They just play. Thats about it. Nothing extra. Nothing special.

    They just play.
     
  2. JohnnyCockfight

    JohnnyCockfight Beer is God's proof that he loves us.

    Thanks grad, and it sounds like he's 6/8 despite a drop by Ginn, for which he is forgiven for a punt return that they did highlight on the Okla St - OU game.
     
  3. osugrad21

    osugrad21 Capo Regime Staff Member

    I agree. He has a cannon. Both incompletions were drops
     
  4. LoKyBuckeye

    LoKyBuckeye I give up. This board is too hard to understand. Staff Member

    Thanks, RB. The last update I had was when Ginn returned the punt for the TD.
     
  5. biobuck

    biobuck Newbie

    FWIW, purdue game doesn't look too bad for us now..they are trailing 10-13 against NW with 30 seconds to go...
     
  6. LoKyBuckeye

    LoKyBuckeye I give up. This board is too hard to understand. Staff Member

    as long as the game is in hand... can anyone give me some updates on the rest of the Big Ten? no hurry. :)
     
  7. Sdgobucks

    Sdgobucks Pig on a wing

    I have to say that even though things haven't looked pretty, we have had some success on the ground. Even if its only 3-4 yards, we haven't been stopped behind the line very much, and that is a big improvement in my opinion.
     
  8. RugbyBuck

    RugbyBuck Our church has no bells.

    Wow, and I thought I had it bad with the Yahoo GameTracker. :)
     
  9. LloydSev

    LloydSev DreamWeaver

    Intentional Grounding is on a pass play, the play was ruled a lateral and not a pass.
     
  10. RugbyBuck

    RugbyBuck Our church has no bells.

    I have to agree with that.
     
  11. LloydSev

    LloydSev DreamWeaver

    Final Scores
    Northwestern - 13
    Purdue - 10

    Iowa - 23
    Illinois - 13

    Non-Final Scores
    Minnesota - 14
    Indiana - 20 Halftime
     
    Last edited: Oct 30, 2004
  12. LoKyBuckeye

    LoKyBuckeye I give up. This board is too hard to understand. Staff Member

    it sucks!

    I have been recording the games and watching them when I get home from work.... I didn't get the game on TV today and my dad forgot to tape it off gameplan and he is at work too. So we are both out of luck today!
     
  13. martinss01

    martinss01 blissfully stupid

    *snickers* id worry, id worry alot. eventually people are going to stop punting to us. when that stops we're going to stop scoring period. i haven't seen anything from smith that impresses me (not his fault). we are flat out not getting this kid ready for some very tough games which are coming up.
     
  14. buckeyebri

    buckeyebri It’s A Beautiful Day

    I agree, we didn't see anything from Smith other than his running ability that would make me put him ahead of Zwick. On the same token, he wasn't give much of an opportunity to show and neither was Pittman for some reason.
     
  15. RugbyBuck

    RugbyBuck Our church has no bells.

    I think Pittman would've gotten the carries the rest of the way had we not lost the fumble on the 26.
     

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