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Safety Kurt Coleman, linebacker Austin Spitler and defensive lineman Doug Worthington now have at least two things in common: The seniors all play defense for Ohio State and they were named captains today for the 2009 team.

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Aug 28, 2009
 
Three Good Captains ...Go Buckeyes ! Kurt Coleman is a fiercest competitor + Austin Spitler spent three seasons behind All-American James Laurinaitis and Doug Worthington at DT could be the star on the ' D ' for the Silver Bullets .
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This is how it should be, take your defensive players that are the heart of the team and let them light the fire under everyone else. Good to see Worthington has made the turnaround he has since the DUI. Coleman is an obvious pick for captain, and even though Spitler hasn't seen much time on the field, he has hung in there and made the best out of the situation he was put in backing up JL...8 days and counting...
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Is this the same Doug Worthington who was arrested in a Cadelac Escalade for a DUI last year? True leader I guess. Ohio State still sucks.
dansobel

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Aug 28, 2009
 
Congrads and good luck,CAPTAINS
Bob

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OH-IOverrated wrote:
Is this the same Doug Worthington who was arrested in a Cadelac Escalade for a DUI last year? True leader I guess. Ohio State still sucks.
I heard about the arrest but I thought he was driving a cadillac. Good picks.
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OH-IOverrated wrote:
Is this the same Doug Worthington who was arrested in a Cadelac Escalade for a DUI last year? True leader I guess. Ohio State still sucks.
Whatever your loyalties are dumb butt, it is really sad for you to criticize/disown a 22-yr old young man who made a very simple mistake that, quite frankly, did not even used to be illegal until society became so harsh and judgmental. i hope the next silly set of overreaching laws they make includes imprisonment of alleged Ohioans who are NOT Buckeye fans. That would be as stupid as your comments!
Bill

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Aug 28, 2009
 
Terrell Pryor is the clear leader of this team, regardless of his class. Any other player can be replaced with a good backup but if Pryor goes down the Buckeyes are done. The fact that Tressel is holding him back to play Tressel-ball tells me TP will be 3 & gone.

Why isn't 4-yr-starter Anderson Russell a captain?
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OH-IOverrated wrote:
Is this the same Doug Worthington who was arrested in a Cadelac Escalade for a DUI last year? True leader I guess. Ohio State still sucks.
You should change your CB-handle to "Redin, Ritin, Rithmetik-Overrated." For those of us with a 3rd grade or higher education: It is Cadillac, not Cadelac. If you did somehow manage to earn (steal) a college diploma I suggest you return it to Ann Arbor or Gainesville and demand a refund.
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Aug 28, 2009
 
Wow ! Always criticizing a young man ( 21 yrs of age ) for a simple mistake . A mistake which many of us have made too + We were a lot older , Including the former President of the United States Mr Bush . Oh well , Such is Life .. Go Bucks !
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Bill wrote:
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You should change your CB-handle to "Redin, Ritin, Rithmetik-Overrated." For those of us with a 3rd grade or higher education: It is Cadillac, not Cadelac. If you did somehow manage to earn (steal) a college diploma I suggest you return it to Ann Arbor or Gainesville and demand a refund.
HA HA HA! Maybe Cadelac is the bootleg brand. Not everyone can afford the real thing.
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Aug 28, 2009
 
Aye Aye Captains! Now lets go swab the decks with the blood of the Midshipmen. We'll use 'em as chum to lure in the Trojans.
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Aug 28, 2009
 
Bill wrote:
Terrell Pryor is the clear leader of this team, regardless of his class. Any other player can be replaced with a good backup but if Pryor goes down the Buckeyes are done. The fact that Tressel is holding him back to play Tressel-ball tells me TP will be 3 & gone.
Why isn't 4-yr-starter Anderson Russell a captain?
Just like Troy Smith was held back on his way to the Heisman. If TP is 3 and out it will not be because he was held back.
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Aug 28, 2009
 
I am happy for all these young men. Coleman has played a lot of football and been great on and off the field. Spitler hasn't played much, but kept his nose to grind stone and look where he is today. Worthington made a huge mistake, but overcame it to be an inspiration to others who have had self-inflicted setbacks in life.
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Aug 29, 2009
 
Bill wrote:
Terrell Pryor is the clear leader of this team, regardless of his class. Any other player can be replaced with a good backup but if Pryor goes down the Buckeyes are done. The fact that Tressel is holding him back to play Tressel-ball tells me TP will be 3 & gone.
Why isn't 4-yr-starter Anderson Russell a captain?
Anderson Russell is probably not a captain because he is mediocre and gets beat all the time from the free safety position. Jermale Hines will probably play more than him this year if he isnt a liability in coverage.
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Aug 29, 2009
 
JASON wrote:
Your players are jumping ship! Transferring out for a reason,im guessing when that B____H moeller got dropped by that fan some of your players seen what your WEAK school is all about!You are the punchlines to all the the florida jokes face it, we own you and your web sites.
Yet again, more of the same crap out of you about a Florida team that hasn't even played us in 3 years...Do yourself a favor though, don't venture over the state line into Michigan where the 3-9 Wolverines own the Gators.

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