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Game Thread Ohio State at Oklahoma, 09/17/16 @ 9:00pm ET, FOX

Discussion in '2016 Football Season Capsule' started by Dryden, May 2, 2016.

  1. Dryden

    Dryden Sober as Sarkisian Staff Member Tech Admin

  2. Fungo Squiggly

    Fungo Squiggly Mortal enemy of all things Bucky Yahoo Pickem Champ Former Game Champion '18 Keeper League Champ '18 BPCFFB II Champ

    Booked our flights down last week. :banger:
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  3. OHSportsFan

    OHSportsFan Fan of Ohio Sports in Indy

    Contemplating making this trip...
  4. Fungo Squiggly

    Fungo Squiggly Mortal enemy of all things Bucky Yahoo Pickem Champ Former Game Champion '18 Keeper League Champ '18 BPCFFB II Champ

    Do it! Tickets are stupid expensive right now....really hoping they drop during the summer.

    Not even our client who is a big name OU guy could get us an inside track on reasonable tickets.
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  5. OHSportsFan

    OHSportsFan Fan of Ohio Sports in Indy

    Yeah, I'm hoping a connection on the Ohio State side can snag me and a buddy some away team tickets. We'll see. Looks like it'd be an expensive trip, but when the hell else am I going to visit Norman, Oklahoma?
  6. ant80

    ant80 Think less, feel more.

    Early lines say we're a 9-point dogs here.

    BUCKYLE Washed

    Why the hell else would you visit Norman, Oklahoma?
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  8. Jaxbuck

    Jaxbuck I hate tsun ‘18 Fantasy Baseball Champ


    It's like fares to detroit. Expensive as hell compared to other places. Why? Because they know you goddamn HAVE to go there for something. You have no choice or you would have exercised that option.
  9. MD Buckeye

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

    Urban and the Buckeyes as dogs..... :evil:
  10. maximumblitz

    maximumblitz Buckeye Samurai of Big League Blitzkreig

    I am going to officially start the fretting. I find it unfortunate that the Sooners play Houston before tOSU. Since I would imagine that Houston is running an offense somewhat similar to tOSU, they get a chance to see what that offense will do and what problems they have stopping it. Mistakes that tOSU may want to exploit after watching the Houston/Sooners game tape may be fixed by the time the good guys get to town.
  11. TDunk

    TDunk The Dunk Abides

    Conversely, UH does not have the horses OSU does. So if there is some success in certain aspects of the offense, maybe OSU can exploit them. Or Meyer can talk to Herman and/or watch film about what worked, countered, or just wasn't executed properly. Game plan may be similar, but talent is not. I'm sure UH has more experienced players (what school doesn't after the draft), but they play in week 1. OSU gets them in week 3 and has some game film to watch over to adjust and get better.

    TBH, I don't expect a win, but I would not be surprised if one happens.
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    BUCKYLE Washed

    Young team but the QB is mature. Dangerous. We'll have like 3 turnovers and still win by 14.
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  13. Hstead

    Hstead Senior

    I expect it will drop under a TD myself late. I'll be on OSU early and hard.
  14. Jaxbuck

    Jaxbuck I hate tsun ‘18 Fantasy Baseball Champ

    This will be the mantra for a while but it comes down to the OL imo.

    Things to feel good about is that OU's not exactly known as an extremely hostile environment nor for their big game prowess. Additionally, I don't know who returns but their Dl from last year wasn't exceptional according to FBO

    Look like they had an especially hard time with power running games.

    Overall, I won't be shocked if OSU loses nor will I be shocked if they win (if that makes any sense). I do think OU is about as good a premier, OOC road matchup as we could ask for.
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  15. Buckeneye

    Buckeneye I lead, you follow.

    Okie can be run on, the key is slowing down their offense.

    If this young defense continues down the path of what we were given a glimpse of during Spring ball, coming out with a win is very possible.
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