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2019 tOSU offense thread

Discussion in 'Buckeye Football' started by bukIpower, Dec 5, 2018.

  1. kujirakira

    kujirakira Senior

    I dont know what to expect with Fields, but WR is reload.
    Big Qs are oline and defense getting worked out.
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  2. Jagdaddy

    Jagdaddy Senior

    I think you're forgetting about some guys, but yeah, I'll take as many Thomases and Olaves as we can get.
  3. pnuts34

    pnuts34 Drunk off of wolverine tears

    I think you're forgetting about a TON of guys who were very talented WRs at OSU in that span(ahem: David Boston, Terry Glenn, Cris Carter, Joey Galloway, Santonio Holmes, Ted Ginn, etc, etc)
  4. Tanner

    Tanner Senior

    Boston is starting to get a little underrated now imo, with how stats are inflated compared to his era and probably b/c how his life spiraled out of control so he's not the easiest guy to be a fan of. He was an absolute beast in college. I'd be pleasantly surprised if Olave gets anywhere near his level.
  5. ScriptOhio

    ScriptOhio Everybody is somebody else's weirdo.

    Paul Warfield was basically a RB at Ohio State; and in his 3 years playing he had 196 rushing attempts and only caught 39 passes. We are talking about Woody Hayes' "3 yards and a cloud of dust" offense here. Honestly, Paul Warfield wasn't that of impressive of receiver until he got to the NFL. Warfield played at Ohio State from 1961 1963, that's 58 years ago. Did you actually watch him play then? I did but I'm 70 years old.

    Just sayin': pnuts34 is right here, IMHO those guys (especially Carter and Galloway) were just as impressive (and maybe even more so) as receivers at Ohio State than both Warfield and Thomas.
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  6. MaxBuck

    MaxBuck 2014 National Champions!

    Read my post. I said "as impressive," not "more impressive." They guys you cited (apart from Ginn, whose receiving skills remain pretty marginal but is the fastest man in football) are very impressive as well. We've had some great ones in C-bus, no doubt. Don't forget Anthony Gonzales, Doug Donley and Michael Jenkins.

    And to ScriptOhio: yeah, I watched Warfield at Ohio State. I was a youngster, but still old enough to appreciate what I was watching.
  7. scarletngray

    scarletngray Gold Pants

    Mack, Hill, Victor and Olave is an impressive group of receivers. Throw in Baab, Wilson, Harris, Williams, etc. and I have no concerns about our receivers.
  8. buckeyes_rock

    buckeyes_rock Great day to be a Buckeye

    Victor and Mack have been incredibly inconsistent. Olave is super inexperienced. Hill is the only dependable guy in the group. Lots to prove in my opinion before we start calling them impressive.
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  9. bukIpower

    bukIpower Senior

    Mack was a top guy until he went down. Olave played a ton (inexperienced?),Victor is just fine, and Hill had 900 yards.

    We are more than fine.

    I am going to put all you pessimistic MOFO's to shame today.

    Fields... our WRs... Dobbins...

    Are going to light. It. Up.
  10. buckeyes_rock

    buckeyes_rock Great day to be a Buckeye

    I hope you are right and they prove to be impressive.
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  11. Taosman

    Taosman In The Pizza Portal

    Who is the deep threat that McLaurin and Dixon were? And then there's Campbell's explosive plays. We don't have another guy like Paris Campbell right now. Maybe Gill can become Paris Campbell like in a couple years but we lose Campbell's play making. What we got right now are some proven "move the chains" guys and a lot of guys who have pontential but haven't seen the field. Combine that and a new starter at QB and clearly we will have struggles.
    Last edited: Feb 9, 2019
  12. bukIpower

    bukIpower Senior

    I tend to believe they were threats because they were in position to play. I believe personally we have the talent like Victor/Mack to go deep.
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  13. lvbuckeye

    lvbuckeye Silver Surfer

    It took twenty years and the most prolific passing offense in B1G history for someone to break Boston's single season reception record, and Parris had nearly 400 fewer yards in 2018 than Boston had in '98.

    Boston was SO freaking good.
  14. lvbuckeye

    lvbuckeye Silver Surfer

    Olave is pretty darn fast, and his hands are worlds better then Parris' hands were at the same stage in his career.
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  15. Best Buckeye

    Best Buckeye Pretending I'm a pleasant person is exhausting. Staff Member

    Gotta Agree w/ buki. I think Mack was doing a creditable job.
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