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Game Thread (2004) Game Two: Marshall - 9/11/04 (W, 2-0)

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

  1. Clarity

    Clarity Will Bryant Staff Member

    <center> <table cellpadding=4 cellspacing=2 border=0 width="96%" bgcolor="#000000"> <!-- GAME 2:2004 --> <tr> <td rowspan=4 width="100" align="center" valign="middle" bgcolor="#464646"> <font face="Verdana" color="#5f5f5f"><font size=6><font color="#ffffff">W</font>/L</font><br> <font size=3 color="#ffffff">(2-0)</font> </td> <td colspan=5 align="left" bgcolor="#464646"><font face="Verdana" color="#ffffff"> Game 2: September 11, 2004 (3:30pm) - ABC</font> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="50%" align="right" bgcolor="#b90000"> <font color="#ffffff" face="Verdana"><b><font size="4">Marshall</font><br> Thundering Herd<br></b><font size="2"> MAC East<br> 2004 (0-0), 2003 (8-4)</font></font> </td> <td width="1" bgcolor="#ffffff"> <img src="" width="80" height="53" alt="Marshall"> </td> <td width="1" bgcolor="#b90000"> <font size="5" face="Verdana" color="#ffffff"><b>@</b></font> <td width="1" bgcolor="#ffffff"> <img src="" width="80" height="53" alt="Ohio State"> </td> <td width="50%" valign="top" align="left" bgcolor="#b90000"> <font color="#ffffff" face="Verdana"><b><font size="4">Ohio State</font><br> Buckeyes</b></font> </td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan=5 align="left" bgcolor="#bababa"><font face="Verdana" size="2"> HALL OF FAME DAY. Amazingly, Ohio State and Marshall have never met on the gridiron. Against the MAC, we are 18-1-0 (0.947).</font> </td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan=5 align="left" bgcolor="#a5a5a5"><b><font face="Verdana"> <font color="#5f5f5f">Discuss</font> : <a href="">Game Preview</a> : <a href="">Box Score</a> : Recap : Quotes : Pictures</font></b> </td> </tr> </table> <p><b><font size=3 face="Verdana"><a href=""><< game one</a> | <a href="">full schedule</a> | <a href="">game three >></a></font></b></center>
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2004
  2. IrontonBuck

    IrontonBuck Walk On

    Let me be the first.

    Let me be the first to say that the Marshall game will be unlike any OSU v. MAC games before. Why? Because Marshall represents a whole region much larger than any of the other MAC schools, and they will travel. From Marietta to Clarksburg, from Chillicothe to Paintsville, from Portsmouth to Charleston, the hills, hollows, and towns are full of Herd faithful. Don't doubt me on this one. Columbus is full of them too. They will be in Ohio Stadium in force. And we Buckeyes should not take The Herd lightly. They will be ready. We'd better be ready too.

    Before you write them off as a bunch of hillbillies (as I know you will), remember what they did to K State last year. They are not scared of Ohio State. I'm thankful that Jim Tressel and Mark Snyder know all about Marshall, so even though most of us will fill up the chat boards with a bunch of prejudiced smack, the players and coaches will be busy getting ready for a legitimate opponent.
  3. MililaniBuckeye

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

    "remember what they did to K State last year."

    As I've noted before, K-State didn't have Ell Roberson for that game. Also, Marshall didn't exactly hand K-State their ass like we did for three quarters. In fact, K-State had more first downs, and more total offense, but shot themselves in the foot with three turnovers while Marshall had none. I'm not saying that Marshall was lucky or didn't deserve the win, but they didn't exactly kick K-State's ass.
  4. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    im hoping to get tickets for this game. does anybody think they can hook me up with 4. ill be checkin ebay around game time...but i dont feel like paying 100 a ticket for marshall. plus i live in PA so i cant exactly flip through the papers lookin for tickets.
  5. bucknut11

    bucknut11 Defense still wins Championships

    you should be able to get some from a few weeks before the game
  6. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    thanks bucknut
  7. Jaxbuck

    Jaxbuck I hate tsun ‘18 Fantasy Baseball Champ

    Watching the first half of Troy vs Marshall and if thats "the best Marshall team ever" then Brett's straight. Troy is giving them all they can handle and its not flukey stuff at all, they are whipping the Marshall OL.

    Off the top of my head I think I have seen Marshall feature a true frosh at OG, RB and K not sure about defense because of all the suspensions but I am seeing nothing in this game that scares me about the Herd. Troy is their physical equal so far.
  8. Big Alley Rat

    Big Alley Rat Newbie

    I hope the Bucks beat the Herd like stepkids. I live within 10 miles of Marshall and this is all I have heard for 2 years now. I love the Bucks and always have and most people in my area do but once you cross the Ohio river they think Marshall is the only team around. Of course most of them never seen another team until the direct TV dish can around.

    GO BUCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  9. Jaxbuck

    Jaxbuck I hate tsun ‘18 Fantasy Baseball Champ

    That loud thud you just heard was the sound of a vastly overrated Marshall team crashing and burning by losing it's home opener to freakin Troy. :lol:

    0-2 is a funny way to start a year for what the Herd idiots have been telling us is their best team ever.
  10. Homer

    Homer Newbie

  11. LoKyBuckeye

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

    Sure. That was the plan all along. We'll send him down to take out a few of their players becuase Marshall is just such a better team than us.

    I wonder what their excuses are for losing to Troy?

    Bucks 35 Marshall 10

    :oh: :io:
  12. chuck_jax

    chuck_jax Newbie

    I didn't see Marshall's game yesterday, but from what I heard, their O-line is like swiss cheese (120 day-old, stinky swiss with the BIG holes, not the Loraine Swiss which swells okay and has a lot of little holes)

    If this is true, Marshall will be hard pressed to get 10 points. So long as the offense doesn't give the ball away, the D might pitch a shut-out.

    I'm REALLY hoping this is one of those games where the 1st team can sit mid-way through the 3rd quarter.
  13. LoKyBuckeye

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

    Me too. I think they will get a late garbage TD to get to the 10 points. But then again I thought Cincy would do the same and we were able to hold them to two FG's. A shut out would be very nice.
  14. Jaxbuck

    Jaxbuck I hate tsun ‘18 Fantasy Baseball Champ

    I watched the majority of the first half and the OL comment is dead on. Couldn't run or protect their QB from the Troy DL. They are up a creek vs OSU and UGA.

    Don't let any Herd fans try to play it off as a bad game or playing flat either, Troy was every bit their physical equal.
  15. brutus2002

    brutus2002 Junior

    I watched the Marshall game with Troy State. If Marshall doesn't improve every facet of their game we are going to destroy them. Their run defense, offensive line, and qb play was awful!!!! Their qb was sacked early and often against Troy. If Marshall cannot handle Troy States defense then OSU's is gonna tear them apart.

    I am predicting a blowout!!! Cincy is much better than Marshall!!! I suspect that if we play as good as we did this weeknd the score will be 40+ to 10. I'm not really concerned about this game.

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