Chat Transcript - Dave Biddle

Here is the chat transcript from 10/25.

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:02:55 PM)
what's up fellas?

Kirk (Oct 25, 2002 1:03:02 PM)
Hi Dave

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:03:07 PM)
Hi Kirk

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:03:11 PM)
whats the good word Dave?

Kirk (Oct 25, 2002 1:03:18 PM)
Everyone's ready for a big win this weekend

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:03:19 PM)
just looking for a big win tomorrow

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:03:44 PM)
give us some insight as to why it will happen

moe (Oct 25, 2002 1:03:46 PM)
it looks pretty even to me what do you guys think

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:04:02 PM)
yeah, it looks pretty even to me too... horseshoe will be the deciding factor

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:04:26 PM)
how does the revamped line look Dave?

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:04:59 PM)
we'll see. i have faith in rob sims, but that psu d-line is the best we'll face

Liontamer (Oct 25, 2002 1:05:29 PM)
We will have to be able to run the ball.

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 1:05:56 PM)
I know Gamble is a playmaker, but do you think he would serve OSU better on Def. we have D Carter sittin' on the bench who can play Off.

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:06:35 PM)
spielman made a great point this week... we are deep at recevier and thin at corner, so why not just move gamble to defense full time? i agree with that.

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:06:53 PM)
untill he knows different D's he is a liability as far as giving away man coverage

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:07:03 PM)
and who knows how well gamble can tackle

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:07:11 PM)
probably pretty well though

moe (Oct 25, 2002 1:07:11 PM)

Kirk (Oct 25, 2002 1:07:23 PM)
That has crossed my mind about Gamble moving to CB full time... still, I like having him out there on offense too. He can make things happen

Liontamer (Oct 25, 2002 1:07:34 PM)
I like the way tressell is using him.

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:07:42 PM)
I agree

moe (Oct 25, 2002 1:07:46 PM)
dont you think drew carter could be a playmaker to though

Liontamer (Oct 25, 2002 1:07:47 PM)
He's a big play maker and we put him in for those situations

Liontamer (Oct 25, 2002 1:07:55 PM)
Not like Gamble

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 1:07:57 PM)
But he's damn good at gettin int's

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:08:10 PM)
drew carter and vance are barely being used.

moe (Oct 25, 2002 1:08:13 PM)
i mean carter and jenkins are two big targets out there

moe (Oct 25, 2002 1:08:18 PM)
vance to

moe (Oct 25, 2002 1:08:28 PM)
i think thats pretty good myself

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:08:31 PM)
i wish drew was out there more, he is faster than jenkins

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:08:33 PM)
i think we'll see more of vance this week

Kirk (Oct 25, 2002 1:08:42 PM)
Drew's got skills.

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:08:55 PM)
has great football speed

Liontamer (Oct 25, 2002 1:09:07 PM)
Gamble is probably still our best receiver too.

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:09:08 PM)
isnt this only his 3rd or 4th year of football not counting last year?

moe (Oct 25, 2002 1:09:12 PM)
what do you all think about this weeks BCS polls

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:09:25 PM)
drew carter only played one year of hs football

moe (Oct 25, 2002 1:09:26 PM)
just curious?

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:09:30 PM)
too soon to get antsy about it

moe (Oct 25, 2002 1:09:53 PM)
yea thats what i was thinking....besides i think ohio state is in pretty good position considering there schedules and every one elses

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:10:18 PM)
yep, and our SOS will only go up if WSU and UM do their parts

Kirk (Oct 25, 2002 1:10:47 PM)
I can't remember if Carter played earlier but I know he played his senior year and was focused on hoops before. OSU grabbed him after an impressive senior campaign

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 1:10:54 PM)
Does R Sims have better footwork than Douglas, he was gettin' smoked in Wisky with the speed rush

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:10:56 PM)
how much is a top 10 team in the bcs worth if you beat them?

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:11:00 PM)
the TT game should count in the BCS. if the NCAA considers it a "real" game, it should count. that hurts our SOS

Liontamer (Oct 25, 2002 1:11:13 PM)
BCS is a sham. The system is designed to work if every year two teams go undefeated. They did to solve the PSU/Nebraska tie and scUM/Nebraska tie. However, ever other year the BCS will not work.

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:11:22 PM)
I think it counts for SOS just not one of the 9 wins

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:11:46 PM)
but with the BCS who really knows

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:11:48 PM)
you are right jax

moe (Oct 25, 2002 1:11:54 PM)
i am not trying to be a notre dame hater cause they have a good defense but first in four out of five polls how do they figure that

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:12:01 PM)
i heard the bcs guy on 1460 say the same thing

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:12:42 PM)
dave do you ever get to interview hartsock?

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:12:47 PM)
its just another gimmick to generate media interest, look at all the air time it gets

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:12:53 PM)
yes, i've interviewed ben.

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:13:10 PM)
would you say he is the best interview on the team?

Liontamer (Oct 25, 2002 1:13:15 PM)
Interesting Jax

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:13:19 PM)
no, i would say doss is.

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:13:25 PM)
or olivea

buckaubs (Oct 25, 2002 1:13:28 PM)
Do we have any big recruits in this weekend?

Kirk (Oct 25, 2002 1:13:46 PM)
I have heard it said that one reason they don't want to get rid of the BCS is because it keeps people talking and keeps attention on college football

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:13:59 PM)
a playoff would draw much more attention

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:14:02 PM)
Dave should we look for a lot more short passing this week?

Liontamer (Oct 25, 2002 1:14:06 PM)
Agreed D. Biddle

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:14:07 PM)
just look at NCAA hoops

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:14:11 PM)
that might be true, but i cant think of anything more exciting than a cfb playoff

Kirk (Oct 25, 2002 1:14:14 PM)

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:14:20 PM)
here here

Liontamer (Oct 25, 2002 1:14:26 PM)
Especially this year with so many teams in the mix.

hondo23 (Oct 25, 2002 1:14:50 PM)
A playoff would also draw alot more money, which is where it usually comes down to.

Bman (Oct 25, 2002 1:14:50 PM)
The prior system created more attention, at least with me, because several teams had a chance to win the championship....

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:14:51 PM)
jax: yes, they were working on a lot of short passes on tuesday... but i want to see some long balls... psu's weakness is its dbs

moe (Oct 25, 2002 1:15:11 PM)
man the teams sound earily similar

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:15:12 PM)
we might not have time to hit them

hondo23 (Oct 25, 2002 1:15:15 PM)
How is PSU LBs?

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:15:21 PM)
do you think either team will be able to run the ball effectively?

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:15:29 PM)

Kirk (Oct 25, 2002 1:15:40 PM)
Kenyon Buford is in on an official visit; we have an update this afternoon on him. Off the top of my head, here are some of the big names who are just coming in to see the game: Donte Whitner, Delbert Ferguson, Louis Irizarry, Ernie Wheelwright, Michael Bush, and we're trying to confirm Joel Holler

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:15:43 PM)
rolling pockets and 3 step drops a lot as well dave?

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:15:55 PM)
PSU's linebackers are not that good... but you have to love the name gino capone

moe (Oct 25, 2002 1:16:01 PM)
how is recruiting shaping up kirk?

moe (Oct 25, 2002 1:16:05 PM)
or dave

Kirk (Oct 25, 2002 1:16:10 PM)
Gino Capone sounds like a character on the Sopranos

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:16:15 PM)
yes he does

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:16:19 PM)

Kirk (Oct 25, 2002 1:16:44 PM)
moe, Duane and I talked lately... he doesn't like the senior year that this year's Ohio players have had as a whole. He's disappointed in this group of seniors. Having said that, I think they're ok...

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:16:56 PM)
jax: i'd like to see krenzel roll out to the right more, but i haven't seen that too much in practice

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:17:06 PM)

MrBucknuts (Oct 25, 2002 1:17:12 PM)
Holler is coming for the Michigan game. Iothers in on Saturday include David Patterson, Dareus Hiley, Billyk and Chase Anastasio in addition to a flock of juniors...

Liontamer (Oct 25, 2002 1:17:16 PM)
Did you guys notice how many guys Wiscy put into the box??? Think PSU will do the same??

Kirk (Oct 25, 2002 1:17:21 PM)
...they are still very much in on Hiley, Whitner, Burgess, Maupin, Patterson, Cotton, Crable in-state...

pbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:17:26 PM)
Dave or Kirk please comment on the cornerback spot and who will be playing.

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:17:46 PM)
what's the deal with this de from Dillard how good do you think OSU's chances are?

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:17:53 PM)
EJ and Fox will start, Jacobs and Salley are the backups (until we get in the redzone)

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 1:17:58 PM)
Dave did you ever ask the coaches or C Krenzel about wearin' a glove

Kirk (Oct 25, 2002 1:18:06 PM)
...and out-of-state, they're doing well. The visit list keeps getting more impressive.

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:18:11 PM)
no, i haven't asked about the glove yet.

Bman (Oct 25, 2002 1:18:38 PM)
NFL people are now talking about the New type of QB (i.e. Vick and McNabb). I know Duane thinks highly of Smith. Do you guy think he could be classified as the Next Generation of QBs?

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:18:58 PM)
or maybe Bush to go with that question

Kirk (Oct 25, 2002 1:19:06 PM)
McClover? Well, he hasn't been consistently listing OSU. He's probably a long shot, and it probably doesn't help his brother plays for Miami. We'll just have to get him up for a visit and see what happens from there

pbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:19:17 PM)
Has anyone noticed how the Brandons are playing at the fullback spot?

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:19:27 PM)
Bman: Yes, I have been very impressed with Smith so far. He has all the tools

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:19:28 PM)
Joe is a beast

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:19:40 PM)
better all the time, still a way to go to equal last year

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:19:50 PM)
Branden Joe was laying some serious blocks against Wiscy

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:20:07 PM)
he is a physucal freak

Bman (Oct 25, 2002 1:20:36 PM)
Is he going to take over the QB job after Krenzel and be a star? Do you think?

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:20:46 PM)
schnikker is coming around, but joe is definitely a talent... like the fact that he was an all-state tailback in high school.

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:21:06 PM)
Yes, right now I would guess Smith will beat out Zwick in two years.

hondo23 (Oct 25, 2002 1:21:19 PM)
I was reading where Penn State is 5-0 when RB Harris runs for over 100 yards, and 1-2 when he is held to under 100 with the one win being Central Florida which was close. Do you think Ohio State will do a better job on Harris then they did on Davis at UW?

Kirk (Oct 25, 2002 1:21:27 PM)
If M. Bush comes to OSU, the Buckeyes will be QB rich for once!

Bman (Oct 25, 2002 1:21:30 PM)
A heisman type QB??? What do you think?

Kirk (Oct 25, 2002 1:21:31 PM)
If they aren't already

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:21:34 PM)
It looks to me like schnittker needs another year to develope physically

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:21:52 PM)
hondo: you mean Johnson?

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:22:00 PM)
We wont know what to talk about all summer if we are OK at QB and OL Kirk

Kirk (Oct 25, 2002 1:22:14 PM)
jax, there's always CB. And Trev

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:22:18 PM)
Bman: impossible to tell this early

hondo23 (Oct 25, 2002 1:22:22 PM)
Yes thank you, I'm having flashbacks of Franco I guess.

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:22:44 PM)
hondo: shutting down Johnson will be key, but I am much more concerned about Mills

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 1:23:02 PM)
hello dave, is it safe to give any insight as to new wrinkles we'll see in the offense/defense on sat.?

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:23:08 PM)
I would love to see someone light him up and test that shoulder early

buckeye75 (Oct 25, 2002 1:23:12 PM)
Dave, Sorry if this has already been asked....but judging by this weeks practice, how do the bucks look (both mentally and physically? Can you get a vibe off them?

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:23:46 PM)
Hi... I've heard some of the defensive guys saying they will be doing new things this week... what exactly that means? we'll find out tomorrow.

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:24:30 PM)
75: I haven't been around the team since tuesday,but they will be plenty fired up for this game

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:24:37 PM)
I could see an '85 Iowa game type performance from our much maligned secondary on Sat.

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:24:48 PM)
just getting that feel

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:24:56 PM)
we just need sonny gordon to block a punt into the TV camera for a safety

buckeye75 (Oct 25, 2002 1:25:09 PM)
Dave, do they seem to be focused on details regarding the issues that plagued them last week?

BigBucks (Oct 25, 2002 1:25:18 PM)
'85 iowa performance would be great.... who's gonna kick the chair?

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:25:29 PM)
me is the play poorly

hondo23 (Oct 25, 2002 1:25:29 PM)
Dave how is EJ Underwood doing? Has his confidence been hurt after last week?

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:25:38 PM)
what issues plagued them? the clarett piece?

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:25:55 PM)
good question Hondo

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 1:25:58 PM)
the $1M question - will we see more PT from Gamble?

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:25:58 PM)
EJ will bounce back this week... I was actually surprised they pulled him so early

buckeye75 (Oct 25, 2002 1:26:13 PM)
Execution issues

buckeye75 (Oct 25, 2002 1:26:31 PM)
Like shoring up the run D etc..

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:26:35 PM)
hopefully we don't see much of gamble on defense... that means the bucks are winning and psu is not inside the redzone

pbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:26:36 PM)
Could you give a "hot list" of OL that are possible recruits for '030

MrBucknuts (Oct 25, 2002 1:27:18 PM)
Holler, Bain, Buford, Sam Baker, pribula and Wimbs

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:27:25 PM)
75: I think shoring up the run defense is a concern, but they adjusted in the 2nd half

Kirk (Oct 25, 2002 1:27:26 PM)
Do you mean Junior OL?

buckeye75 (Oct 25, 2002 1:27:42 PM)

hondo23 (Oct 25, 2002 1:27:45 PM)
How do you think Sims will respond in such a key game?

pbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:27:51 PM)
That was fine.

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:28:05 PM)
I think he will do fine... very mature for a young guy and all the physical talent is there

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:28:31 PM)
as long as simms just gets in front of that de and stalls him I will be happy

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:28:47 PM)
I think he can will do more than that

hondo23 (Oct 25, 2002 1:28:47 PM)
Where is Stafford at physicaaly after his injury?

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 1:28:50 PM)
do you think we will put Hawk in the same blitzing schemes as Grant?

pbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:28:54 PM)
Will Stafford be able to play at least a little?

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:29:08 PM)
hondo: stafford might play this week, but is still nursing that high ankle sprain.

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:29:32 PM)
Hard to say if Hawk will blitz as much as Grant.

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:29:53 PM)
high ankles dont go away, you arent the same player the rest of the year

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:30:05 PM)
We need a huge game out of Wilhlem and our special teams

hondo23 (Oct 25, 2002 1:30:19 PM)
It seems i remeber Will Allen blitzing more after Hawk was in.

BigBucks (Oct 25, 2002 1:30:31 PM)
Someone on D or Special Teams needs to score

pbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:30:40 PM)
Will Lydell get much action?

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 1:30:41 PM)
i think i'm more comfortable with hawk, then grant. but grant is masterful on the blitz. hawk had a marvelous sack last week though

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:30:47 PM)
Gamble is going to break one eventually

BigBucks (Oct 25, 2002 1:30:57 PM)
now would be good

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:30:59 PM)
I don't look for Lydell to play very much

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:31:03 PM)
If we get a ST score and hold em under 20 we wil win

BigBucks (Oct 25, 2002 1:31:08 PM)

hondo23 (Oct 25, 2002 1:31:19 PM)
What happened to Bam?

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:31:24 PM)
I think Lydell will get a lot more action against purdue and ill.

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 1:31:34 PM)
can you guys give us your predictions.

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:31:46 PM)
hondo: those early drops cost him and there's just a lot of talent ahead of him

Kirk (Oct 25, 2002 1:31:59 PM)
Mine was 23-20 OSU; I think it will be close, but OSU special teams will come up

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:32:09 PM)
and recievers in our O have to block well and he is just so small

BigBucks (Oct 25, 2002 1:32:14 PM)
23-20 before the SO injury or after?

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:32:16 PM)
Buckeyes by 6... Mills throws three picks

MrBucknuts (Oct 25, 2002 1:32:36 PM)
Buckeyes by 4; Paterno throws a fit...

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:32:47 PM)
i have bucks 24 psu 17 with the bucks scoring a 4th quarter td

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 1:32:50 PM)

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 1:32:51 PM)
they need to run the option with Bam :)

hondo23 (Oct 25, 2002 1:33:10 PM)
hopefully the Refs aren't from Ohio!

MrBucknuts (Oct 25, 2002 1:33:21 PM)
Hoperfully they are!

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 1:33:22 PM)
i hope they are

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:33:24 PM)
ouch, the sight of CK running the option scares me

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 1:33:39 PM)
he's got wheels jax

BigBucks (Oct 25, 2002 1:33:56 PM)
I'd rather see Zack run the option -- right into Wilhelm

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:33:57 PM)
I know its just a mental flash to that 4th down option call Coop made

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 1:34:05 PM)

BigBucks (Oct 25, 2002 1:34:06 PM)

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:34:07 PM)
still sends chills

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 1:34:20 PM)
off sualua's head!!!!

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:34:48 PM)
did anyone hit harder than sualua?

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:34:54 PM)
j martin

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:34:57 PM)
not till Jamar

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:35:27 PM)
anyone know how his rehab is going?

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:35:40 PM)
i have not heard

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 1:36:07 PM)
whats up with Doss and his pass coverage, i've never seen him look this bad before

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:36:20 PM)
mike wiley should be getting more time... he is a playmaker

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:36:21 PM)
I thought it wasn't his fault?

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 1:36:31 PM)
what's the weather in the motherland right right now, it's 55 here in dallas

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:36:41 PM)
its rainy here right now

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:36:45 PM)
in the 50's

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:36:47 PM)
doss is never going to be the best in pass defense, but his run support is priceless imo

BigBucks (Oct 25, 2002 1:36:53 PM)
so glad i'm not there

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 1:36:58 PM)

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:37:03 PM)
always bad weather for PSU

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:37:03 PM)
doss imo turned the game around not wilhelm showing up

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:37:27 PM)
when doss started getting penetration wisky couldnt do a thing

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:37:39 PM)
davis just fell down that one time when he saw doss come up

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:37:44 PM)
good point... they started run blitzing doss and davis' day was done

BigBucks (Oct 25, 2002 1:37:48 PM)
Is offensive holding being called less this year, or am I just noticing it more?

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:37:57 PM)
part of the adjustments by Dantonio

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 1:37:58 PM)
danielson made some great points on the broadcast last week about doss

hondo23 (Oct 25, 2002 1:38:03 PM)
I'm a little frustrated with Nickey, is it just me or has he not progressed that much?

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 1:38:07 PM)
people rip him too much

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:38:18 PM)
hes as good as he can be, cant ask for anymore

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:38:24 PM)
nickey never seems to take the proper angle

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 1:38:32 PM)
i agree w/ u hondo

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:38:44 PM)
and he does mean NEVER

k9doc (Oct 25, 2002 1:38:55 PM)
he whiffed several times at wisconsin

mobuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:38:57 PM)
very true about nickey

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:38:58 PM)
if fox was still back there I think you might be seeing a lot less of Nickey

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:39:01 PM)
still surprised we don't see more of Will Allen in there

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 1:39:13 PM)
i thinks he's not all that agressive either

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:39:18 PM)
not that he has been flawless

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 1:39:26 PM)
but i suppose he's the best we have

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:39:32 PM)
I think te whole secondary is patchwork till we get a talent infusion thi syear

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:39:42 PM)
nickey is plenty aggressive imo, he just doesn't seem to get the job done

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:39:51 PM)
I like Nickey I am always shocked he has been a 4 year starter

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:40:11 PM)
he has Rob Kelly to thank for that

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 1:40:23 PM)
when's the last time you've seen Nickey lay the hammer on back up the middle??

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:40:25 PM)
nickey is a great kid, hate to talk bad about him, but i call em like I see em

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:40:29 PM)
nickey's aggresiveness seems to be getting him in trouble he comes up so hard then cant get back to take the right angle

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 1:40:52 PM)
if we get a few of these big time DB's do you see Fox moving back to safety

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:41:09 PM)
I think Fox will stay at corner (minority opinion)

BigBucks (Oct 25, 2002 1:41:12 PM)
Fox's coverage has improved dramatically IMO

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:41:19 PM)
i think he stays atleast next year

Hubbard (Oct 25, 2002 1:41:24 PM)
I agree with you about fox DB

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:41:34 PM)
senior year he might get moved back when the young guys develope

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 1:41:36 PM)
nickey drags people down at the shoulders, not at their knees - that's why i ? his agressiveness

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:41:40 PM)
If hes good enough to stay ahead of Whitner et al let him stay imho

buckeyes (Oct 25, 2002 1:42:08 PM)
hello room

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 1:42:22 PM)

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:42:26 PM)
I say fox starts on one side, whitner and underwood battle out for the other spot... if they are that good, then maybe fox will move to S.

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:42:30 PM)

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 1:42:35 PM)
dont you think he (fox would be a better safety than Doss, is better in pass coverage and tackles real well

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:42:50 PM)
thats why I want him at S

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:43:09 PM)
better pass skills and jussst a small drop in run support

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:43:10 PM)
He would be better in pass defense, but I'm not ready to say he'd be a better overall safety than Doss.

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:43:13 PM)
as long as fox is on the field I'll be happy he is a star

buckeyes (Oct 25, 2002 1:43:14 PM)
hey dave, i was just wondering who you think will be our starting receivers next year especially if jenkins goes pro... also, how do our freshmen receivers look in practice these days?

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:43:35 PM)
fox will be one of those 12 year pros

Hubbard (Oct 25, 2002 1:43:37 PM)
jenkins isn't going anywhere

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 1:43:40 PM)
fox is almost hands-down the best player in our secondary right now IMO

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:43:47 PM)
None of that talk, MJ is going to stay... OK for arguments sake, it would be Gamble and Carter

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:43:48 PM)
gotta agree with Hubbard

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:44:19 PM)
Only possible early entry this year is Will Smith I think

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 1:44:26 PM)

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:44:30 PM)
will smith wont go

buckeyes (Oct 25, 2002 1:44:31 PM)
how do our frosh receivers look in practice nowadays?

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:44:32 PM)
Smith will stay

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:44:46 PM)
I think so too but he is only one close

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 1:44:48 PM)
smith - think scott is outplaying smith IMO

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:44:49 PM)
his injury will hamper him the rest of the year

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:45:18 PM)
Hall and Holmes are looking good to me... both will be good players down the road... Hall has the size and Holmes has that extra gear when the ball is in the air. He can really track it.

buckeye75 (Oct 25, 2002 1:45:54 PM)
Dave, of the frosh D-linemen......who do you feel could make an impact next year (i.e, Pitcock, Richardson, Penton, Schaffer)? Also what do you think of M Green?

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:46:10 PM)
Holmes seems a lot like Gamble recruiting wise. The Florida experts said he was amazing but he didn't get the same respect nationally

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 1:46:15 PM)
is holmes practicing on PR's and KR's?

hondo23 (Oct 25, 2002 1:46:24 PM)
What is happening with Stan White? Where will play TE or LB?

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:46:35 PM)
I think Penton will make the biggest impact next year... Green is a solid player. He plays low and gets good leverage, but needs to get qucker.

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 1:46:49 PM)
or Fullback

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:46:59 PM)
hopefully green will just be able to create piles

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:47:08 PM)
Not sure where Stan will end up... would guess TE, but we have plenty of guys there

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:47:21 PM)
depending on recruiting, we might need White back at LB for depth

BigBucks (Oct 25, 2002 1:47:30 PM)
good point

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:47:37 PM)
arden has been a surprise

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:47:43 PM)
Pug, oniell and bond scare me

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:47:46 PM)
yes, arden has been a nice surprise

buckeye75 (Oct 25, 2002 1:48:02 PM)
Dave, do you see RJ Coleman as a TE or an OL?

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:48:10 PM)

buckeye75 (Oct 25, 2002 1:48:15 PM)

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:48:19 PM)
how soon?

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:48:22 PM)
next year

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:48:32 PM)

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:48:37 PM)
depth is becoming less and les an issue there

hondo23 (Oct 25, 2002 1:48:40 PM)
Has Ohio State ever ran a 2 TE set? Do you think it may be something used in the future?

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:48:42 PM)
they'll put about 30 more pounds on RJ

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 1:48:51 PM)
would make a great tackle eligible option

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:48:55 PM)
yes, they run plenty of 2 TE sets.

k9doc (Oct 25, 2002 1:49:03 PM)
sorry if this has already been asked, but how do you think Sims will do at OT vs Penn State tomorrow?

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:49:05 PM)
when dont they run 2 TE

buckeye75 (Oct 25, 2002 1:49:14 PM)
I think he has the least looks like he does

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:49:37 PM)
I think Sims will do fine, but it's obviously a huge test for him

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:50:04 PM)
I think we will have 3 new stars after tomm, Simms, AJ and EJ

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:50:17 PM)
were they giving sims help in practice, chipping with an rb or keeping a te in?

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 1:50:19 PM)
i'm nervous for this one - i was pacing last week in front of the tv

buckeye75 (Oct 25, 2002 1:50:20 PM)
good call, those would be great

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:50:48 PM)
OTC: The Bucks will usually "max protect" with a back

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:50:58 PM)

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:51:15 PM)
that's why we don't see a whole lot of screens

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:51:46 PM)
lately they have been doing that stuff where they take clarett and put him on the outside

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:51:46 PM)
our pass pro sometimes looks like they are setting up a screen

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 1:51:54 PM)
I hate that play where we only send 2 recievers out it hardly ever works

buckeye75 (Oct 25, 2002 1:52:07 PM)
unless we run

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:52:23 PM)
i had never seen that package before (clarett spread out wide)... sure worked for that first TD!

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 1:52:27 PM)
i'd like to see lydell on some screens?

Hubbard (Oct 25, 2002 1:52:30 PM)
I also hate when they only send 2 receivers

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:52:44 PM)
kirk is jimmy calhoun back on the recruiting radar?

mobuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:52:48 PM)
same here

MrBucknuts (Oct 25, 2002 1:53:36 PM)
Calhoun plays for a mediocre team that gets little coverage. Also, he hasn't grown much...

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:53:52 PM)
is that kid aFB prospect OTC?

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:54:01 PM)

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:54:06 PM)

MrBucknuts (Oct 25, 2002 1:54:32 PM)
Going to see brock Bolen tonight who is a FB prospect that Duane is high on...

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:54:48 PM)
im checking out the ignatius desales game

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:54:55 PM)
cool, what about a punter anyone besides the FL kid

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:55:12 PM)
I saw adam graessle from coffman at the last osu game

MrBucknuts (Oct 25, 2002 1:55:20 PM)
They're talking to Adam Graessle at Coffman but haven't offerred yet...

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:55:29 PM)
we need a kicker... this nugent guy just isn't getting it done

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:55:31 PM)
we need to get one to walk on

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:55:33 PM)
graessle has the best leg i have ever seen

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:55:45 PM)
he consistently puts it through the uprights on kick offs

MrBucknuts (Oct 25, 2002 1:55:59 PM)
Plus a kicker named David Dyches from Texas who punts and place-kicks...

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:56:14 PM)
cool, a combo guy would be nice

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:56:18 PM)
he is by far the best kicker coffman has had and they have had some awesome ones with Malfatt and Rau

Kirk (Oct 25, 2002 1:56:20 PM)
I wonder if they'll take a punter this year. To my knowledge, Huston can punt...

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:56:42 PM)
all I know is that will be the biggest loss this off season

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:56:45 PM)
Sander looks really good in practice (but he was always a good practice punter)

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:57:55 PM)
Sander's punts next year will go something like this: 44, 48, 39, 49, 12, 45, 42, 55, 14

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 1:58:00 PM)
I saw Arch at a Kroger signing autographs the other day and got a chance to talk to him a bit, what a great person and Ambassador for OSU! Does he attend practice much?

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:58:03 PM)
is sander a quicker punter now?

mobuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:58:03 PM)
nice if huston and sanders would do something for their scholarships

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:58:07 PM)
love to see either Huston or sander step up and make good use of those ships

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:58:15 PM)
damn, jinx mo

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:58:17 PM)
He gets them off a little quicker, but still needs to work on it

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 1:58:48 PM)
they will, there just behind two of the best in the nation right now

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 1:58:49 PM)
Yes, Archie stops by practice quite often... I agree that he is a great ambassador for OSU

mobuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:58:53 PM)
not tomorrow!!! next year

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 1:59:49 PM)
how is claretts shoulder?

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 1:59:52 PM)
well as long as he only has to punt 9 times next year we will be ok

buckeye75 (Oct 25, 2002 2:00:12 PM)
Will D'Andrea be ready next your opinion?

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 2:00:19 PM)
I think his shoulder is fine, just a stinger

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 2:00:41 PM)
I don't know, Groom was the MVP verses Wisky!

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 2:00:45 PM)
has anyone given the thought as to what the reaction would be if Nuge missed a game winning FG?

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 2:00:48 PM)
Yes, I think D'Andrea will continue to get better. He'll be the playmaker we expected by next year

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 2:01:03 PM)
ouch OP

buckeye75 (Oct 25, 2002 2:01:08 PM)
Could he play outside in a pinch?

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 2:01:09 PM)
oh you had to say it OP

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 2:01:19 PM)
Nuge doesn't play for Florida State

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 2:01:19 PM)

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 2:01:21 PM)
if he misses its your fault

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 2:01:48 PM)
someone slap that smile

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 2:01:51 PM)
I have hexed our team :(

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 2:01:58 PM)

buckeye75 (Oct 25, 2002 2:02:13 PM)
No hex.....thats why Clarett wears 13

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 2:02:14 PM)
do 3 shots and mumble something about hitting a hail mary as pentance

buckeye75 (Oct 25, 2002 2:02:34 PM)
He takes in all the bad and makes it good

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 2:02:44 PM)
considering the large % of bandwagoners - he will be crucified

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 2:03:01 PM)
I for one wont let that happen

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 2:03:24 PM)
I'm chained to the Bandwagon

Kirk (Oct 25, 2002 2:03:33 PM)
Almost 2 pm... any last questions for D-Bid?

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 2:03:35 PM)
ok, let's not bring that subject up amongst yourselves....

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 2:03:59 PM)
final score DB?

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 2:04:01 PM)
ty Dave/Kirk

buckeye75 (Oct 25, 2002 2:04:13 PM)
Dave, who is your favorite OSU coach?

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 2:04:14 PM)
Your Opinion on DK's practice reports

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 2:04:20 PM)
26-20, i just love that score for some reason

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 2:04:28 PM)
works for me

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 2:04:29 PM)

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 2:04:48 PM)
Nuge makes 4/4 fg's!!!!

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 2:04:53 PM)
how about 21-12 for all the Rush fans ot there

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 2:05:01 PM)
DK practice reports were great... surprised it took the coaches so long to say something about it though.

Hubbard (Oct 25, 2002 2:05:18 PM)
41-9 I simmed it on my XBOX mark it down

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 2:05:45 PM)
can i get an AMEN hub

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 2:05:48 PM)
31-17 bucks

Hubbard (Oct 25, 2002 2:06:01 PM)

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 2:06:08 PM)

Kirk (Oct 25, 2002 2:06:22 PM)
I had assumed by now they knew about such things... it's been going on for a long time

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 2:06:28 PM)
when is the next duane chat going to be?

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 2:06:57 PM)
defend the riverside mighty warriors of scarlet!!!

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 2:07:03 PM)

buckeye75 (Oct 25, 2002 2:07:07 PM)

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 2:07:08 PM)

Kirk (Oct 25, 2002 2:07:15 PM)
Next week, Jerry will join us for chat on Tuesday (he likes 5 pm as his time), and then we'll get Duane back in here soon.

buckfever (Oct 25, 2002 2:07:17 PM)
Thx Dave for takin' th time!

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 2:07:25 PM)

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 2:07:27 PM)
My pleasure!

jaxbuck (Oct 25, 2002 2:07:28 PM)
Thanks Dave

OTC (Oct 25, 2002 2:07:32 PM)
are thee chats every friday?

buckeye75 (Oct 25, 2002 2:07:32 PM)
Yes, thanks

ohio_pride (Oct 25, 2002 2:07:33 PM)

D Biddle (Oct 25, 2002 2:07:39 PM)
you guys always have great questions!

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