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Buckeye Traditions (Merged)

Discussion in 'Buckeye Football' started by KillerNut, Jun 3, 2003.

  1. DiamondBuck

    DiamondBuck Football is 100% physical, 100% mental.

    This list should include Bill Mallory- assistant to Woody, a great coach and Indiana's winningest (Sadly, I was there for Ohio State's "darkest day" of the Earle era, a thumping in Ohio Stadium where IU ran the ball down our throats all day long)
  2. MililaniBuckeye

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

    Well, we've proceeded to pay Indiana back by going 15-0-1 (including 14 straight) since their two wins against us in '87 and '88...if I'm not mistaken it's by far our longest current win streak against a conference opponent.
  3. njc

    njc Newbie

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  4. sammyjenkis

    sammyjenkis Junior

    Going for two instead of one was accidental, either the kicker didn't go out or maybe the whole PAT team - don't recall exactly. The players on the field just ran a play and scored. The quote from him after the game was just "Woody being Woody." It has turned into a Babe Ruth calling his shot thing where most people believe it like it's scripture. *ichigan [censored]ers were never smart enough to figure it out and they still use the story to try to degrade the man. Fuck them. They deserved it then and they deserve what they're getting now.
  5. Wingate1217

    Wingate1217 Bring on the next opponent!!

    I would add some more names.....

    Dom Capers
    Joe Bugel
    George Chaump
    George Hill
    Jon Tenuta
    Nick Saban
    Esco Sarkkinen
  6. WyoBuck

    WyoBuck Junior

    That, right there, is a whole lotta fu#k up.
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  7. WyoBuck

    WyoBuck Junior

    It will continue to grow on you.

    BUCKYLE Washed

    Also, I've heard a few people state that they believed a reporter asked the infamous question "Why'd you go for two"...but the way I remember hearing it was that Lou Holtz was walking with Woody to the presser, and he's the one that asked, and Woody told Lou "Because I couldn't go for three".

    I could be wrong, but I don't think so. :p
  9. sammyjenkis

    sammyjenkis Junior

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  10. teanthor

    teanthor Newbie

    I don't wanna turn this into a political discussion and I realize I'm a little late to the discussion, but before you defame the Nobel Committee, you should know that prizes were awarded to Yitzhak Rabin and Shimon Peres (two Israeli leaders) as well as Arafat in 1994 for their work in forming the Oslo Accords. It was a pretty fair way to approach the situation, as well as a tool to try to force each side to stick to their agreement. Think about it; it's tough to start a war after being awarding the Nobel Peace Prize. The Nobel has often been used as a tool in international relations. Just ask Mikhail Gorbachev, who many believe was forced out of power in part due to his Nobel Prize, leading to the breakup of the Soviet Union.

    Sorry for the interruption of football talk, but it just bothers me when people throw around insults but don't state the full story. If you disagree with my assessment, I'm sorry, and please disregard it. I feel bad that this, my first post on these boards, was about politics/history rather than the Buckeyes, but I felt this had to be said.

    Anyway, nice list. I've been a fan my whole life, and I could only hope to know all of these things.
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  11. DaddyBigBucks

    DaddyBigBucks Still Calculating Buckeye DSC... Staff Member Bookie

    Fair enough. There's more to the story, as you probably know; but I'll leave it at what you've stated. Even if that is the whole discussion, I find it bewildering that anyone who knows anything about Arafat would respect the Nobel Committee or their Prize after that award. The Nobel Peace Prize has ZERO credibility for the Arafat award, as well as several others.

    We need not agree on this though. What is NOT a matter of opinion for Buckeye fans is the FACT that the Award Formerly Known as the Butkus has very little correlation to linebacker prowess.
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  12. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    it's not all a of those offensive linemen let the defender through on purpose, because it was the right thing to do.

    everybody else just fucked up though.
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  13. teanthor

    teanthor Newbie

    Paul Posluszny agrees. :)
  14. cincibuck

    cincibuck You kids stay off my lawn!

    I agree. It was possibly as tasteless as making a Heisman pose in the end zone.

    And while I'm here, methinks that Willis is deserving of much credit, credit that was largely denied until recent years, but another outstanding black athlete won football's "All American" before Willis, Paul Robison (Rutgers - 1917 -18). An even older AA was conferred upon William Henry Lewis, center, Amherst 1892 - 93.
  15. cincibuck

    cincibuck You kids stay off my lawn!

    I'm on a roll now. We should also remember that Woody was a World War II vet and that despite being a reserve officer rose to the rank of Lieutenant Commander ('Major' for the uninitiated) and commander of the destroyer escort, USS Reinhart. Very few USNR officers are ever given command of a ship, especially a combat ship, war or no war.

    I don't see any mention of Don Scott, All American, 1939. Captain Don Scott died when his bomber crashed during a training mission. The airport at Ohio State University is named in his honor.

    1915, Willaim Doughtery writes Across the Field, one of the most recognizable fight songs in college football.

    I don't have my History of Ohio State University with me, but a buckeye player died from injuries after a football game sometime around the turn of the century. His body lay in state in University Hall, the only time I know of when such an honor was granted. Can't find a reference to it on the internet, nor can I find a date for Buckeye Battlecry.

    Add also, Myron McKelvey, the first drum major to lead the band in Script Ohio. (His son, William, was one of my best friends and fellow classmate at Fairmont High School along with Orlis King, aka Neutron Man).
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