Pryor says he was humbled by what happened at Ohio State

Sports Illustrated’s Jim Trotter has a piece out today on Terelle Pryor. Among many things discussed was the circumstances that led to Pryor’s suspension at OSU and the season he had last year in Oakland sitting on the bench. “It was humbling,” he said. “A mistake I made when I was a freshman by selling

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History Repeating? Braxton Miller Starting This Weekend for Buckeyes

Obviously it isn’t a weird cosmic connection where history repeats itself and Joe Bauserman is Todd Boeckman and Braxton Miller is Terrelle Pryor.  On the surface it seems rather convenient that way, though.  In 2008 the Buckeyes started Boeckman and played Pryor in the first two games of the season against Youngstown State and Ohio.

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Breaking NFL News: Oakland Raiders Draft Terrelle Pryor

Terrelle Pryor’s draft rights are officially those of the Oakland Raiders. Using a third-round selection, the Raiders have opted to add Pryor to their notorious arsenal of athletes. Leaving the Ohio State University after being at the center of a slew of allegations surround personal property that was sold to a tattoo artist-turned-tax evader, Pryor will

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Pryor Eligible for Supplemental Draft, Already Suspended by NFL

Put this one in the ‘didn’t see that coming’ category. Former Buckeye QB Terrelle Pryor, who had been waiting on a decision from the NFL regarding his status for the supplemental draft, was informed that he will be allowed to enter that draft (to be held on Monday) but that he wouldn’t be allowed to

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Terrelle Pryor is Not a Fit for Cleveland

Once again the Pryor to the Browns rumors are swirling. The NFL has scheduled a supplemental draft for August 17th, assuming there are any players that qualify. Terrelle Pryor would like to qualify, but no determination has been made in his case. He has scheduled a pro day for this Friday, and the Browns are

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Outside the Lines Updates Its Report on Ohio State Football

This morning, ESPN’s Tom Farrey and Outside the Lines updated their reporting on the great Ohio State memorabilia scandal of 2011. The report focuses on the the market for NCAA athlete signed memorabilia. It paints the OSU autograph seekers as particularly intense and aggressive. It also claims “Ohio State ceded the marketplace inviting fans to

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The Bizarre Link Between Bernie Kosar and Terrelle Pryor

If the NFL rules that former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor is ineligible for a supplemental 2011 Draft, he may have former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar to blame. Per the National Football League’s rulebook dedicated to players entering the league post-draft, it appears that Pryor’s well-documented situation may not fall within the guidelines set

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While We’re Waiting…Tribe All-Stars, LRMR & Cavs, Pryor & Browns

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com Potential Tribe All-Stars: “After Cabrera it gets a little dicey in figuring out who may also represent the Tribe in the Midsummer Classic.  The

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Flier on Pryor? Browns Should Say “No!”

I never thought I would seriously have to address this. Then ESPN’s James Walker wrote a piece about it. And Fox Sports Ohio’s Zac Jackson tweets about the piece and calls it ‘interesting’. Then I find myself getting asked questions through twitter about the suggestion. So here I am. The headline from the Walker piece?

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Gordon Gee Says NCAA Investigation is Complete

One of the strangest parts about the events of the last few weeks with Jim Tressel and Terrelle Pryor is that neither one will actually be around for the NCAA ruling.  It still seems backwards to me that media scrutiny over a set of rules that are stricter than the criminal laws in the state

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Maurice Clarett Talks Ohio State Troubles with Dan Patrick

Maurice Clarett had an exceptionally interesting interview with Dan Patrick this morning.  The former Ohio State Buckeyes runner-turned-prisoner-turned-UFL-er has a lot of experience with the sometimes problematic culture surrounding NCAA football.  There were more than a couple of revelations delivered during the fifteen minute conversation. When talking about Ohio State’s problems, Clarett didn’t really blame

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The Writing Was on the Wall

Yesterday, Terrelle Pryor announced he would not be back for his senior season at Ohio State. Actually, his attorney announced it. Which was probably a smart move. Terrelle hasn’t always been the best in front of the microphone. The reason he gave- “it is in the best interest of my teammates”. Boy what a team

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Terrelle Pryor Leaving Ohio State Football Team

If the landscape of Ohio State football wasn’t going to be different enough with Jim Tressel gone from the sidelines, then how about the exit of what could be the highest profile recruit in Ohio State history?  Terrelle Pryor is forgoing his senior season. According to Doug Lesmerises of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Pryor is

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Terrelle Pryor’s Attorney: “If he was drowning, I’m not sure how many people would want him to live”

The “he” that Terrelle Pryor’s attorney Larry James is referring to is Terrelle Pryor.  These soulless “people” standing around this hypothetical pond, unwilling to get their Mitch Buchanan on as Pryor theoretically struggles to swim out, are Ohio State fans according to James.  Larry James went on to tell the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Saturday that his client has had a pretty rough go of it

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While We’re Waiting…Tribe Gets Rolled and Shaq Retires

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Rough outing for Sipp, Tribe falls 11-2:  “With one out and two runners onboard, and Cleveland trailing by only one run, it was the

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Blaming Terrelle Pryor is Misguided

(Note: WFNY doesn’t have a singular editorial voice.  Today we will obviously have a lot of Ohio State posts as it is such big news.  Remember that each writer’s opinion is their own.) Terrelle Pryor will probably go down in history, at least in some fans’ minds, as the guy who ended Jim Tressel’s career

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SI: Ohio State Scandal Dates Back to 2002, Involves At Least 28 Players

After hours of speculation and boundless conjecture, Sports Illustrated has lifted the embargo on the much-discussed report penned by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer George Dohrmann. With the curtain now lifted, we receive a report that the Ohio State “memorabilia for tattoos” incident that has been well-documented stretches back to 2002 and has involved at least 28

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‘Tattoo Five’ Will Have Company For First Five Games: Jim Tressel

On the eve of the Buckeye basketball team’s opening game of the NCAA Tournament, the Buckeye football team once again stole the spotlight. As you can imagine, that isn’t good news. The NCAA ruled that the five players (Pryor, Herron, Adams, Posey and Thomas) who appealed suspensions will not have any games reduced from their

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While We’re Waiting… Black Jack, Joe Haden and Adam Miller. (Sorry Joe.)

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Remembering the Jack McDowell signing- “It would have been impossible for expectations in Cleveland to be any higher. Everyone was talking Tribe, everywhere you

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While We’re Waiting… Trade Exceptions, Vizquel’s Hall of Fame Odds, 2011 Big Ten

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Forecasting what might happen with those fancy trade exceptions this season: “Most years the NBA trade season is defined by the term ‘expiring contracts.’

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