Special thanks to Steve Spencer of The Columbus Dispatch for use of his "Mount Buckmore" artwork.

Saturday, January 5, 2008

Silver Bullet Points

"Be not afraid of greatness

...some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon 'em."

-Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

And what better time to pompously quote an obscure Shakespearean comedy on the eve of the eve of battle. If I know Jim Tressel, and I don't, he's likely shying away from grandiose tactics like citing scribes or delivering ill-advised motivational stump speeches loosely based off that stirring "Peace by Inches" monologue from Any Given Sunday.

But while it's doubtful the team needs anything else to get mentally prepared for the biggest game of the season, there's no better time to be an OSU fan who enjoys his Buck-literature
en masse.

  • No link necessary, but if you don't have a whole lot going on today or are socially paralyzed from Monday-related anxiety, there's a couple mildly-entertaining, college football-related games on today. These high school All-America games, the famed Army All-America Bowl is clearly the more prestigious of the two, features a hand full of future Buckeyes as well as he who shall not be named, T.P. Said super-freak QB is causing many college football discussion boards to implode today with speculation of whether he'll do a surprise announcement or even wink at the camera in a way that might suggest he'll choose Ohio St.
  • Keep checking back for updates, links, unprovoked pop culture references all weekend...

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