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Ty to Wash = OSU Title?

Discussion in 'Buckeye Football' started by Hollywood, Dec 15, 2004.

  1. Hollywood

    Hollywood Newbie

    With Ty going to Washington and giving Pete a little more competition out west, not only will it be another tough game on USC's schedule in the future but Ty may be able to steal a few recruits from Petie and give everyone else in the country a better chance to play in the title game and even out the recruiting game.
  2. daddyphatsacs

    daddyphatsacs Let the cards fall...

    That is an interesting theory, it may prove true down the road, but in the near future it will not. I think that Carroll will be gone before Willingham will be able to get his program together.
  3. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    do people forget how bad willingham is as a coach?
  4. daddyphatsacs

    daddyphatsacs Let the cards fall...

    I wouldn't necessarily say that he is a bad coach. He just did not get the recruits that he thought that he would at ND, plus the Irish did not give him time to build a program. He did pretty well at Stanford.
  5. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    he was inconsitant at stanford. only a bucknuts spy would post this garbage :p
  6. jlb1705

    jlb1705 hipster doofus Bookie

    I'm not counting on Willingham. I'm counting on Jeff Tedford and Mike Stoops.
  7. methomps

    methomps an imbecility, a stupidity without name

    Whew, I thought this thread was going to argue that Willingham to Udub meant a title for OSU because OSU won a title the last time Willingham took a new job (2002 Ty to ND)
  8. jlb1705

    jlb1705 hipster doofus Bookie

    Sadly, I think that argument carries more weight than the idea of Willingham taking down Southern Cal for us.
  9. Sdgobucks

    Sdgobucks Pig on a wing

    :slappy: :slappy: :slappy: :slappy: :slappy:
  10. ty won what 58.9% of his games at stanford, yeah overhyped, overrated he is
  11. buckeyegrad

    buckeyegrad Don't Immanentize the Eschaton Staff Member

    I've heard it said that Willingham does not believe in criticizing his players or focusing on their negatives...ever. Instead, he buys into a BS philosophy that you only emphasize the positives and coach/teach from it.

    If this is true, it explains why Willingham might be a great person, but will never be anything more than an average coach.
  12. buckiprof

    buckiprof 21st Century Buckeye Man Staff Member

    buckeyegrad - I would find it hard to believe that this was his complete philosophy and that he never offers constructive criticism to his players. I don't know how he could have the modest success that he has had without offering constructive criticism. While I tend to coach from the positives approach, and I do not think it is complete BS, there is also constructive criticism in my approach. There simply has to be. For me, the key is being constructive. I'm sure that we have all had a coach that simply yelled at us, belittled us, when a mistake was made, yet forgot the important part of correcting what was being done incorrectly, that is, coaching/teaching.
  13. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    willingham at stanford:

    1995: 7-4-1
    1996: 7-5-0
    1997: 5-6-0
    1998: 3-8-0
    1999: 8-4-0
    2000: 5-6-0
    2001: 9-3-0

    at ND:

    2002: 10-3-0
    2003: 5-7-0
    2004: 6-5-0

    inconsistancy at its finest.
  14. daddyphatsacs

    daddyphatsacs Let the cards fall...

    Buckeyenation, do you think that Walt Harris is a good coach?
  15. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    dont know anything about him.

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