Lou Holtz, the former football coach notorious for talking up opponents, has given Ohio State the ultimate bulletin-board material. His recent comments about the Buckeyes being insufficiently physical in big games have sparked a response from Ohio State head coach Ryan Day.
Lou Holtz, notorious for talking up opponents, gave Ohio State the ultimate bulletin-board material
Lou Holtz, known for his habit of talking up opponents, has made surprising comments about Ohio State’s lack of physicality in big games. This has sparked a strong response from Ohio State head coach Ryan Day, who vehemently disagrees with Holtz’s assessment. The recent win against Notre Dame serves as evidence of Ohio State’s physicality on the field. Holtz’s comments have inadvertently provided the Buckeyes with extra motivation.
Ohio State’s physicality questioned by Holtz, defended by Day
Holtz’s comments about Ohio State’s lack of physicality in big games have raised eyebrows. However, Day is quick to defend his team, stating that they are always physical in every game they play. He believes that Holtz’s narrative is far from the truth and that Ohio State’s performance against Notre Dame proves their physicality. The Buckeyes’ win and Day’s response to Holtz’s comments demonstrate their determination to prove their critics wrong.
Holtz’s comments provide extra motivation for the Buckeyes
While some players and coaches claim to ignore external noise, Holtz’s comments have undoubtedly provided the Buckeyes with an extra boost. They are using his remarks as motivation to prove him wrong and show their physicality on the field. The win against Notre Dame, especially the game-winning play called by Day, exemplifies Ohio State’s determination to silence their critics and succeed despite the doubters.