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Game Thread Minnesota @ Ohio State - 10/13/18, 12:00PM (FS1)

Discussion in '2018 Football Season Capsule' started by Dryden, Aug 16, 2018.

  1. Dryden

    Dryden Sober as Sarkisian Staff Member Tech Admin

    Game thread.
  2. bukIpower

    bukIpower Senior

    I got surprised with tickets for my birthday! Wife is from Minnesota (where we also live) but is a buckeye fan as well so it's going to be a blast.

    Hopefully a night game like 2015... especially since we only have Nebraska as probabilities.
  3. ScriptOhio

    ScriptOhio Everybody is somebody else's weirdo.

    Last edited: Oct 1, 2018
  4. Jaxbuck

    Jaxbuck I hate tsun ‘18 Fantasy Baseball Champ

    This is going to be a fun week.

    Sparty and the Pedsters play a B1G East elimination game and tsun has to deal with Wisconsin.

    Let's go Cheese!!!
  5. Jaxbuck

    Jaxbuck I hate tsun ‘18 Fantasy Baseball Champ

    As far as Minny goes; they were 3-0 against 3 tomato cans and now 0-2 in B1G play to Maryland and Iowa.

    True Freshman QB behind an OL that can't protect him very well at all.

    Defense has surrendered 42 and 48 points against their two B1G opponents so far.

    Fleck has a bunch of true freshmen in his two deep. He's going to get rolled.
  6. OHSportsFan

    OHSportsFan Fan of Ohio Sports in Indy

    Disappointed to know Winfield Jr. is injured, but it's a slight relief not to play against him. Kid was ballin' out for the Gophers.

    This one worries me far less than Indiana, which I thought would be the solid-but-not-all-the-way-threatening test. I'm not sure this one is even a test. Iowa put up 48.
  7. Jaxbuck

    Jaxbuck I hate tsun ‘18 Fantasy Baseball Champ

    Bad match up for the Gophers.

    Same type of offense as TCU/PSU/IU with 1/3 of the talent.
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  8. DaddyBigBucks

    DaddyBigBucks Still Calculating Buckeye DSC... Staff Member Bookie


    TCU, PSU and IU had varying levels of a competent passing threat. Minne is in no danger of threatening anyone with their passing game.

    Their pass defense didn't look bad, until they played someone with a pulse. Haskins and company will give them a very harsh dose of reality.

    And it's not just the match-up. The timing could not be worse for the Gophers. Last year, after the no-show in Kinnick, the Buckeyes were focused and took the Spartans to the woodshed 48-3. If that pattern holds this year, the Gophers are going to be in here-we-go-again mode by the middle of the 2nd quarter (or sooner).
  9. bukIpower

    bukIpower Senior

    Yeah this will be a game where most of our folks will be out by halftime... their best players on both sides of the ball are out with Winfield and their good RB as well .

    Great game to have ahead of Purdue so we can get some people a breather.
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  10. Nigel Tufnel

    Nigel Tufnel Choking on vomit

    I’m hoping Haskins gets his early and gets out quickly. One of the hits he took in the second half looked painful. Do not want to see that again. Get a big lead and get him out.
  11. Bucklion

    Bucklion Throwback Staff Member Former Premier League Champ

    This is a PYA (Prepare your anus) game
  12. MD Buckeye

    MD Buckeye BP Soft Verbal Staff Member BP Recruiting Team Bookie Former BPCFFB II Champ Former FF League III Champ

  13. Jaxbuck

    Jaxbuck I hate tsun ‘18 Fantasy Baseball Champ

  14. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    In reality, a true freshman is about to play the game of his life.
  15. Jaxbuck

    Jaxbuck I hate tsun ‘18 Fantasy Baseball Champ

    or get the fuck beat out of him behind a woefully over matched offensive line

    time will tell
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