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A few blemishes couldn't take the shine off the scarlet and gray.
"We're still The Ohio State University, a great brand," Smith said. "It's not a program that's been devastated by the challenges we have. When you can attract a good leader like Urban on a platform like The Ohio State University ... we weren't going to spiral." It begs the question: Is Ohio State football simply too big to fail?
This post was edited by 3ydncloudofdust on 5/2/2012 at 5:19 PM
"That's a good way to say it: We're kind of too big to fail," Smith said, "and we're sometimes successful in spite of ourselves because of the platform.
not that I give a sh*t, but think that quote will help our 'image'?
Ohio State can't win a Big Ten title or a Rose Bowl this fall. But it can prove that 2011 was a stumble, not a fall.
It can prove that maybe one brand-name program is too big to fail.
"That's up to us," Simon said. "Our play on the field will decide that. We're taking every precaution necessary to make sure we don't fail."
ESPiN or not, I liked the article.
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