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Game Thread tOSU vs. Northern Illinois, Sat 9/19 @ 3:30pm ET, ABC/ESPN2

Discussion in '2015 Football Season Capsule' started by MD Buckeye, Jun 17, 2015.

  1. Woody1968

    Woody1968 Agent Provocateur

    I agree, but for 1996. 1997 we lost 3 games and had to rebuild the D line.
     
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  2. lvbuckeye

    lvbuckeye Silver Surfer

    Even Stan Jackson has said numerous times that if Coop would have just benched him for Joe Germaine in '96, they would have played for it all. Maybe twice.
     
  3. lvbuckeye

    lvbuckeye Silver Surfer

    Maybe in '97 we don't get down big against Ped State with Joe as the full time starter. Maybe we score instead of throw an int in the end zone in The Game. As for Free Shoes, I think that's an L either way. Their D line just manhandled us. Point being, that three loss season could easily have been a one loss season.

    Edit: and now I'm inevitably thinking about November 7, 1998, which makes me sad. Saban and Dantonio on the same staff. The college football world is lucky that Sparty didn't know what they had and let those two leave. They would have built a monster.
     
    Last edited: Sep 22, 2015
  4. C-busBuck

    C-busBuck Um... I got nothin

    Good point. I was thinking of the year the bowl game was played in, but yeah.
     
  5. Jaxbuck

    Jaxbuck I hate tsun ‘18 Fantasy Baseball Champ

    vs Big Game John Cooper


    :shake:


    we stood zero chance
     
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  6. lvbuckeye

    lvbuckeye Silver Surfer

    Worst part is we were up 24-9 before the wheels fell off...
     
  7. Jaxbuck

    Jaxbuck I hate tsun ‘18 Fantasy Baseball Champ

    try as I might to forget, I recall it vividly

    most painful sports loss in my lifetime, hands down
     
  8. sparcboxbuck

    sparcboxbuck What happened to my ¤cash?

    Every time I play a round of golf on a nice course in that state for less than $50 I feel like I get a small piece of revenge for that day.
     
  9. Hstead

    Hstead Senior

    I was yelling at the players through my TV. You could see it coming. So over confident and nonchalant. Acting like all they had to do was grace the field with their presence and the game was over. So undisciplined I was going nuts.
     
  10. bukIpower

    bukIpower Senior

    I was too young to really get what it all meant but I do remember watching the game and once we went up 24-9 my dad took us out to do something (don't recall what though). We came back and obviously found out the news and that's why I never leave a game or turn the channel no matter the score. It's also why I refuse to yell out "oh this game's over" until it actually is. My dad is really big into that and it drives me nuts... Once we hit 14-0 vs Va Tech he was like oh thats game baby. I'm like for real you had to say that and screw it up? (I'm convinced when you yell things like that Karma strikes you)
     
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  11. lvbuckeye

    lvbuckeye Silver Surfer

    I was in the North stands B deck yelling at the old farts around me to get off their ass and make some fucking noise already...I haven't been in the Shoe since '02, but that stadium had a bad tendency to go completely silent just when the team needed them the most.
     
  12. zincfinger

    zincfinger Gert Frobe-approved

    Were you the guy who kept screaming "Let me out of here!", like a 5-year old, the entire time people were shuffling down the ramp toward the exits?
     
  13. Woody1968

    Woody1968 Agent Provocateur

    That's possible, but I remember that tackling was bad against the pedsters.
     
  14. Palpie

    Palpie Senior

    I was at tech and let my friends convince me to let them play video games cause osu was up big and no way sparty comes back. We turned it back to the game just in time to watch that last futile drive. I'll always believe the bucks only lost because i didn't watch the whole game.
     
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  15. Jaxbuck

    Jaxbuck I hate tsun ‘18 Fantasy Baseball Champ

    You selfish sonofabitch

    I hope your happy with yourself
     
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