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Road to the Draft: Phase V Draft Day

Uncertainty. It’s the feeling that permeates every NFL prospect on the draft day. No matter whether they’re a sure fire top 10 selection or they’re just hoping to hear their name called at some point late Saturday afternoon. The feelings are the same because the next few hours… or days will determine the city where…

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Road to the Draft: Phase IV Pro Days, Workouts and Visits

The combine has come and gone. Teams now know almost all of the personal information they deem necessary to make and informed decision on whether they should draft a player. All of the medical evaluation is over and preliminary interviews have passed, but there is still more to do. For players who didn’t run at…

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Road to the Draft: Phase III The Combine

It’s finally here. It’s the thought that permeates the minds of all NFL hopefuls as they travel to Indianapolis for the four day extravaganza known as the NFL Combine. All the little league practices, high school 2-A-Days, and endless hours spent in college facilities have led to the opportunity to show case their skills in…

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Road to the Draft: Phase II Combine Training

The All Stars games have all passed and nearly everyone should be recovered from any offseason surgeries. Now begins the race to Indianapolis and Phase II of the draft process. The second leg of the five phase draft process is the longest, but the most important because it will determine how prospects will perform for…

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Road to the Draft: Phase I The ALL STAR Games

The NFL draft is rapidly approaching and whether you are excited to see who your NFL team is looking to select or you just want to follow your favorite college player to his new team; there are really five distinct phases that lead to the big day. In this four part series I will break…

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“Anything” can happen

Anger versus Apathy. It’s a struggle many Buckeye fans were worried about heading into the premier rivalry in all of sports. It’s a tough question to answer. How would elite college players respond after a gut wrenching loss that all but eliminated their hopes of a second straight national title? Anger vs. Apathy…. How will…

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The Spartan Wars

It was supposed to be the start of a five game march toward their 2nd straight National Title. Michigan State was limping into Columbus after a myriad of close games to inferior competition before ultimately getting nipped by a struggling Nebraska squad. It turned out to be anything but. Instead, it turned out to be…

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Has the Johnny Manziel Mania Finally Ended?

In his 1st prime time action of the year Johnny Manziel was able to meet many of critics expectations. To be completely honest, he most likely exceeded the expectations of his harshest critics. Manziel was able to escape the pocket and avoid pressure. He did so to the tune of a 71.8 QBR. A solid…

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Ohio State Football Buckeye Bye Week Blues

Coaches dread them… Players dream about them… and fans, well depending on how busy they are, can feel indifferent. It is the annual bye week for NCAA and NFL football teams. It happens every year and it is needed given the physically demanding nature of football. But idle time can be the devils playground and…

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