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The Buckeyes will also see both mobility and passing skills in quarterback Taylor Martinez that they haven't seen yet this season.
Here is hope that his coaches and teammates rally, think of the positive times and not only play inspired the rest of this season but take a piece of Tim forward in their lives.
Darwinian principles have taken control of college athletics, further dividing institutions in the power conferences from everyone else. Just as Icarus followed his unchecked ambition and flew towards the sun, so too is college athletics chasing excess towards disaster.
I always get butterflies before a game and they always disappear after the first popping of pads. This time was no different and, like always, the game turned into 100 yards and a pigskin.
The European media is calling it the "Miracle of Medinah" after Europe completed a remarkable comeback to retain the Ryder Cup.
If the Buckeyes can contain the Spartan ground game and force them to pass, it could be a long day for Michigan State.
In all honesty, the story of this game really boils down to whether or not the Spartan receiving corps can catch.
Not only am I fortunate to call Eric my quarterback, but even more so to call him my friend. I feel like my job not only is to keep Eric's jersey clean and his facemask grassless but to keep him calm and put a toothy smile on his perfectly tanned face.
Going into the second half, the score will be close, but a FSU defense that hasn't been tested and hasn't played four quarters of football will begin to tire towards the end of the third quarter and the Tigers will put the game away
Five years ago, Northwestern football and home-field advantage were far from synonymous. Now in 2012, that picture is a faint memory. Visiting fans instantly know that Chicago's Big Ten Team is open for business, with football at the center of its sales pitch.
There are 124 programs in NCAA football's highest level of competition. And yet instead of playing each other every weekend, many of these gargantuan schools schedule games with teensy opponents from the NCAA's weaker division, looking to line up easy victories.
He asked me one simple question: "Can you block this guy?" That simple question really irritated me something awful. Looking at him with restrained contempt, I told him that I can and will get the job done. He left me with the simple phrase, "Show me."
Gotta love the life of being a Michigan State Spartan... There ain't nothing like taking on the Irish Catholics under the lights, on national televisi...
While the school's move to the ACC may very well prove beneficial for the football program -- the upcoming four-team national playoff is certainly a plus -- it is also a glaring admission that Notre Dame football is no longer the national stalwart of old.
I spit when I talk, huff when I walk and snort when I run. I haven't seen a razor in a few months, a barber in a year or a date in two. I am a football player by choice, but an offensive lineman by the grace of God.