(cry) Why do so many Michigan players get hurt? (cry)
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(cry) Why do so many Michigan players get hurt? (cry)
As a show of support for Tommy, players around the country will be wearing his name on the backs of their helmets this year.
He'll obviously be back for our game, but a broken foot is tough for guys like that, and even once the injury is healed, it takes a bit to get back in shape - which is doubly hard for the bigger guys, as we've seen with our guys.
Actually being comfortable putting weight and high forces on it, it's unlikely he will get back to 100% by the time The Game comes around. This is an injury that lingers and affects a season at a position that magnifies that, both in terms of OSU's depth and what playing the position entails.
I broke my foot this summer and was told 4-8 weeks but was back running on it in 3 weeks. At first 6-8 weeks seemed like a pretty long time for a broken foot, but then again with a guy that big, with other equally big guys falling on it, I supposed it sounds about right.
could be a differnt kind of fracture, different spot on the foot, different bone as Dr. MLK said "not all foot injuries are created equal"
KBLOW - being able to run on it, and being in good enough shape to play 50 snaps against a Big Ten OL is very different. I'm also assuming you don't weigh 300lb.
yeah, thanks for re-stating my exact point
Not me. I'm cool with excuses if it means we win.
I agree 100%. You wouldn't see Buckeye fans disappointed if they beat us when Gardner was out. All is fair in love and war. I don't care how we do it, I just want it done.
And to expand, "our starting DT was injured" is not an excuse. It's part of football. Our starting WR is hurt, and those probably won't be the only ones for both teams by the end of November.
I just got confused for a second, lol. re: your picture.
They never throw in the caveat that all of their wins under Tressel were all dishonest.
No one cares about excuses. All anyone remembers is scoreboard. You really think anyone from Ohio concedes the Henne/Hart team that was crippled and only posted 3 points was actually better that year?
We've already lost our best receiving newcomer for the year to boot (pun). Please rethink inane thoughts like wanting Ohio full strength when we play them when we're not even full strength.
Let's beat an OSU team that doesn't suck before we get picky. I'll take a win versus a bad OSU team over a loss to a 12-0 OSU team any day.
Hopefully he can recover quickly. Ohio can't afford to lose lineman.
Not even one?
He may be a unique object. So definitely not.
We're gonna put some yards on those boys, between the tackles, Nov. 31
No way we EVER lose on November 31!
According to Land Grant Holyland, Chris Carter - who until recently seemed the backup to Schutt has slimmed down to 345 lbs. from close to 400 lbs when he set foot on campus.
Still, on the Ohio State roster, it lists about a dozen or so DL / DT players (scholarship and walk-on), only 4 of which are juniors, the rest being freshman and sophomore by eligibility.
EDIT: Grany....Grant....good catch. Fixed.
Tell me more of this land granny you speak of.
NSFW. You don't wanna know...
Just another example of Urban Meyer's lax discipline. If you break your foot at Michigan, Hoke sits you out for a year. Do it at OSU and Meyer "punishes" you by sitting out the easiest games of the year.
Bullshit, I say!
Any man who breaks his foot spends a night in the box.
(Sorry, still on that CHL thing from yesterday)
While I am not sure that this moves the needle much, we need OSU to beat NW. If NW is as good as many are predicting (I don't buy it by the way), then it could be a 4-horse race between us, Sparty, NW and Neb for a spot in the B10 championship game. Every conference loss for one of those theams is important.
** This is precisely why I hate us and Ohio being in separate divisions. Michigan and Ohio are each other's #1 rival. We should never be in a position where it is in our best interest to have to root for each other. Happy that this has been fixed going forward.
I think it's likely going to help us more if NW beats OSU. While a conference loss for NW might help us win the division, I'd prefer not to see OSU in the Big Ten Championship Game. If NW were to upset the Buckeyes, one more conference loss could keep them out of it.
We handle our business we shouldn't have to root for anybody! Just my 3 cents!
Was he one of their 85 captains?
Hey now, they need every one of those guys for when attrition from team arrests start settling in.
Taylor Lewan and Michael Schofield got this.
actually, he was not listed as a starter on their first official depth chart
Sucks even if it is Ohio still feel bad for the kid. I want the Big Ten to do well this year. I am so tired of hearing about the esssssss seeeee seeee
I don't root for opposing players to get injured, but it's a reality for everybody.
A century from now, nobody will even think about injuries in football since it will be played by entirely artificial cyborgs that are impervious to lingering damage.
Or guys named Rico.
I hope he gets well and I hope Ohio loses every game they play this year.
I hope Ohio really misses your services over the next 6 weeks big time.
"I only care about guys who play for Michigan."
Hernandez article up
Well, I'd never wish injury on a kid, and I hope he makes a speedy recovery. But by the same token, if this continued lack of depth contributes to a loss for them at some point, then I'm happy.
Especially if that loss is against us.
Even with their lack of depth, who would take them out in those first 6 games? Wisconsin or NW maybe? That schedule is so weak. If, and that's a big if, we don't beat them this year, I really hope they get hammered for the weak strength of schedule.
Wasn't he the guy who commited to PSU, then tried to commit to both us and ND before visiting, and then finally commited to OSU?
They're basically loaded everywhere. This will just give one of their top recruits a chance at real PT against fairly soft opposition.
I honestly can't tell if you're joking or not.