OU agrees to play Ohio State

Discussion in 'On The Field' started by DeadHorse, Jan 15, 2008.

  1. Lat22

    Lat22 1,000+ Posts

    Their schedule does not lie. Much respect. We are *******. I had to look up half of the NMSU, ASU, UTEP, FIU crap to figure out who we actually play.
  2. HousHorn09

    HousHorn09 2,500+ Posts

    Columbus & Norman will be hosting the Jackassery Jorts Convention on the same days as the games. Mere coincidence???

  3. DRAG69

    DRAG69 1,000+ Posts

    While that schedule looks impressive take a closer look.

    I will give you tOSU and Tennessee as being tough but what have those other teams done.
    Miami, FSU, TCU and Cincy are all mediocre at best and Washington and Notre Dame both suck.
  4. accuratehorn

    accuratehorn 10,000+ Posts

    Befitting long-standing tradition, I predict ou fans will sneak in to Columbus and burn all the couches in town before the game even starts.
  5. Eastwood22

    Eastwood22 250+ Posts

  6. Skippylou

    Skippylou 25+ Posts

    Uve Von Schammann?
    I was at the game in Columbus and saw him kick that field goal. Talk about breaking your heart. Man, that hurt. Think that was 1976, maybe 1977?
  7. UTis2much

    UTis2much 100+ Posts

  8. Statalyzer

    Statalyzer 10,000+ Posts

  9. WhoooTex

    WhoooTex 100+ Posts

  10. PanzerDSS

    PanzerDSS 100+ Posts

    I hope Norman and/or Columbus falls into a giant pit during this game and we can rid ourselves of these 2 "institutions".
  11. Ivan Drago

    Ivan Drago 250+ Posts

  12. Shark4

    Shark4 2,500+ Posts

  13. FBTxEx

    FBTxEx 25+ Posts

    Sorry, but I can't get too excited about a game whose participants are 10 years old right now. [​IMG]
  14. Aces_Full

    Aces_Full 500+ Posts

    Who do you think draws more interest? Texas vs. Notre Dame or Texas vs. Central Florida? I don't give a f**k what their records are, it's about playing big tradition-rich schools.
  15. Pentaconta

    Pentaconta 1,000+ Posts

    Actually, given our tough Big XII schedule in 2008, I am not all that unhappy about next year's OOC schedule. We will be playing OU, Kansas, Mizzou, and Texas Tech in conference play, and all of those teams stand a good chance of being ranked when we play them. Nice to get a few other easy wins to pad our record.

    But I have to agree, I think it sucks that we don't schedule more quality OOC opponents. Who wants to come to DKR and watch Texas lay a beatdown on the Montana School for the Blind anyway? I would like to see at least one OOC game a year against a marquee opponent. If we're really worried about our chances of winning the game, then schedule someone like Minnesota or Arizona at least. Even playing a bad Big Ten or Pac 10 team is far more interesting than watching a yawner against, say FIU. (No offense intended to any FIU fans out there.)
  16. starchild

    starchild 500+ Posts

    as much as it pains me, i have to give the cousinhumpers some credit--they have stones to schedule the way that they do. i would love to schedule nd, tosu, bama, miami, etc. if we regularly scheduled miami or fsu, it might get us a recruit from fl every now and then. i still want revenge for freezing my butt off at the cotton bowl vs. miami. i wouldn't mind playing tosu often because of the atmosphere it would bring, but i would mind having to head to columbus often.
  17. Jive_Turkey

    Jive_Turkey 1,000+ Posts

    If OU wins, think they'll start shouting "Big 12! Big 12!"?
  18. Statalyzer

    Statalyzer 10,000+ Posts

  19. Dionysus

    Dionysus Admin Admin

    We should schedule teams that are actually ****** but have a reputation among some people as being not ******. That would rock, if we beat them of course.
  20. George-Best

    George-Best 100+ Posts

    ND will be good very soon. Maybe not great, but the talent they are accumulating will make them solid again.

    Scheduling historically elite programs is good for several reasons. The opposition will likely be good and even if they are having the rare down year, the game will still get plenty of national attention.

    Anyone defending the scheduling of UCF over ND because of results in one season is a moron.

    As long as we have 4 OOC games a year, our OOC schedule should look like this:

    Game 1: Sunbelt patsy - Glorified scrimmage to work out the kinks

    Game 2: Historically elite opposition from BCS conference or ND

    Game 3/4: Legitimate opposition from non-BCS conference (e.g., TCU, BYU, Air Force)

    Game 3/4: Another Sun Belt type patsy to rest players and prepare for conference schedule

    If the OOC schedule drops to 3 games, drop the last patsy.
  21. Statalyzer

    Statalyzer 10,000+ Posts

  22. Pentaconta

    Pentaconta 1,000+ Posts

  23. UTis2much

    UTis2much 100+ Posts

  24. Burnt Orange Bevo

    Burnt Orange Bevo 1,000+ Posts

  25. Statalyzer

    Statalyzer 10,000+ Posts

  26. dgnr8

    dgnr8 100+ Posts


    So you'd rather go play at game, and break in UCF's (good season) new stadium, then go to South Bend (bad season) and play the Fighting Irish?

    Do you think the fans, or god forbid, H.S. recruits hold UCF in the same regard as ND is held? Interesting.
  27. WhoooTex

    WhoooTex 100+ Posts

  28. TheTresLeches

    TheTresLeches 250+ Posts

  29. George-Best

    George-Best 100+ Posts

    I stand by the statement.

    Our OOC scheduling during the Mack era has been predicated on securing wins, not challenging the team. Ohio State was set in stone well before Mack arrived.

    I GREATLY respect the approach of USC, tOSU and OU in this regard. Anytime, anywhere, anybody. That is a badass approach that a school like Texas should embrace.
  30. WhoooTex

    WhoooTex 100+ Posts


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