Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Archie Griffin


In 1972, Griffin was a T-formation halfback, and from 1973 through 1975, he was the team’s I-formation tailback. He led the Buckeyes in rushing as a freshman with 867 yards, but his numbers exploded the following year with the team’s conversion to the I-formation. He rushed for 1,428 yards in the regular season as a sophomore, 1,620 as a junior, 1,357Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Archie Griffin”

Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday


How did you do with this week’s question? If you answered Archie Griffin you are correct. As a junior at Ohio State Archie Griffin was named to every All-American team and was called “the greatest football player I’ve ever coached” by Woody Hayes. Combining power, speed and an uncanny ability to break four or five tackles onContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday”

Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves


      Rants: Kevin Garnett.., this once proud player has not only lost his skills but has had to resort to head games  literally when he headbutted Dwight Howard during a recent game. He is not only losing his skills but has lost respect around the league. Its time to call it a career.Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves”

Ohio State vs Oregon in Title Game


College Football got a playoff system that showcased the four best teams squaring off on each other. It may not have turned out the way I would have thought, but there no longer can be any doubt in the end who are the best teams playing in the title game for the National Championship. TheContinue reading “Ohio State vs Oregon in Title Game”