Now, he activates the mean streak only when appropriate.
"It was embarrassing for them to sing their fight song on our field", Mayfield said. He's not an National Football League quarterback prospect who can "make all the throws" but he's also missing the stable of National Football League players who once protected him. He is 27-5 as the starting QB at Ohio State.
But Herbstreit also offered much praise for Mayfield.
I know this might sound a bit insane, but I sort of expected to see the Bulldogs climb all the way into the top 10 after winning at Notre Dame. "I wouldn't trade him for any guy in America". Ohio State shouldn't ever rank No. 130 in anything, but, like, in throws a lot. Cowboys coach Mike Gundy didn't watch a ton of football on Saturday after his team got back from its 44-7 romp past South Alabama. Oklahoma being good and Mayfield becoming a national celebrity would be huge for that conference. Meyer conceded that they might need to work more on facing zone coverage. "Tampa Buccaneers?" Stoops said. Riley, while calm and cerebral during appearances off the field, has shown signs of bravado, too. "He probably won't be a walk-on much longer", a smiling Riley said of Morris, whose two career catches the past two weeks have both been for touchdowns. You could see how proud he was in the press box. He was just confident. And on the other side of the ball, the pass rush is nonexistent. Acknowledging that his postgame glee would have been far more acceptable if confined to the OU locker room, Mayfield did address one flash point. It was not anything disrespectful towards Ohio State. "We just had to put it all together", Oklahoma cornerback Ogbonnia Okoronkwo told the Daily Oklahoman after the win over Ohio State. The last time was 1963, when Bud Wilkinson's OU team won 17-12 at No. 1 USC.
This will be the first ever meeting between Ohio State and UNLV.
"Mark Schlabach, ESPN.com: "(Kevin) Wilson, who was regarded as one of the sport's best offensive minds when he was Oklahoma's offensive coordinator, was hired to inject new life into OSU's offense, and quarterback J.T. Barrett was supposed to flourish in his fourth season as a starter.
The eighth-ranked Buckeyes host Army on Saturday.
Late in the fourth quarter of the Mississippi State-Louisiana Tech game, other than Mississippi State blowing out Louisiana Tech, a amusing moment happened during Louisiana Tech's possession on second and goal at the Mississippi State 6-yard line. The obstacle now is remaining engaged - maintaining grit - after a mountaintop experience in Ohio.
"At some point we're hoping if he continues to grow up and get some game experience then you can evaluate it there". "That's not what we want. If we make mistakes, it's the coaches' fault".