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'It was really tragic': Ohio State RB Mike Weber finally discusses recruiting controversy

Mike Weber was all set to play for Michigan -- until it became unclear last fall who would be head coach of the Wolverines in the future.  Later Weber felt comfortable going to Ohio State -- until the man he expected to be his position coach left for the NFL one day after Weber signed his letter of intent.  And now that the Scout.com four-star running back from Detroit Cass Tech...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star Michigan RB Commit Matt Falcon Tells Other Recruits “The Best Players In The State Play For Michigan”

Matt Falcon, a four-star running back in the 2016 class, committed to Michigan last week. The 6-foot-1, 215-pound prospect is an in-state kid out of Southfield, Mich.  Falcon would like more in-state prospects to come with him to Ann Arbor.  In an interview with MLive.com’s Nick Baumgardner, Falcon said “the best players in the state play for Michigan.” Been doing this...
Via College Spun
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabres defenseman Mike Weber to have season-ending surgery

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Sabres defenseman Mike Weber will miss the final week of the season to have surgery to repair a lower body injury. The Sabres provided the update in a news release issued Monday, before their home game against the Carolina Hurricanes. The team did not disclose the nature of the injury. The Sabres have already been eliminated from the playoffs, and close...
Via AP on Fox
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Barstool deliberations by @Buffalowins and @2ITB_Buffalo: Are the fans/media motivating the players?

Joe: Chris…I blame you! I blame you for making the players care. I blame the fans booing the Sabres players when they scored the game-tying goal against Arizona. I blame the fans for cheering when Arizona beat the Sabres in OT. IT’S ALL YOUR FAULT!!! And you should throw yourself off of City Hall and onto an acid soaked bed of nails. Alright, I’m kidding about all that. However...
Via Buffalo Wins
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Tank Watch: 7 games left by @lukewachob

Seven – that’s how many games remain for the Buffalo Sabres and how many points they need to earn to risk finishing anywhere other than 30th. What happened last week: Glorious things, and don’t let the broadsheet brigade tell you otherwise. The Sabres lost all three of their games and picked up just one point, while the Coyotes not only beat the Sabres – they beat the Detroit...
Via Buffalo Wins
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabres crowd goes wild as team loses in OT

Arizona Coyotes forward Sam Gagner rips a shot from the circle that gets past Buffalo Sabres goalie Matt Hackett for the GWG in overtime.And...the Buffalo crowd goes wild.Sabres defenseman Mike Weber was disgusted with it.“I’ve always spoken extremely high of our fans,” Weber said, as transcribed by Barry Petchesky of Deadspin. “I don’t even know if disappointed is the...
Via Bob's Blitz
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Weber on Sabres fans cheering loss: 'A whole new low'

By Steve DelVecchioThe Buffalo Sabres and Phoenix Coyotes are the two teams with the worst records in the NHL. On Thursday night, those two teams faced each other in Buffalo. Yet, the cheers from the crowd made it seem like a home game for the Coyotes.Why? Because Buffalo fans want their team to finish last. The way the NHL draft lottery works, the team with the worst record is guaranteed...
Via Fox Sports
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Weber on Sabres fans cheering loss: 'A whole new low'

The Buffalo Sabres and Phoenix Coyotes are the two teams with the worst records in the NHL. On Thursday night, those two teams faced each other in Buffalo. Yet, the cheers from the crowd made it seem like a home game for the Coyotes. Why? Because Buffalo fans want their team to finish last. The...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabres fans cheer as Sam Gagner lifts Coyotes to OT win

  Sabres defenseman Mike Weber struggled to gather his thoughts after watching his home fans cheer Arizona's game-winning goal in overtime. ''I've never been a part of that,'' Weber said. ''Whatever doesn't kill you makes you stronger, I guess. But this is a whole new low right now.'' Sam Gagner scored 56 seconds into overtime to lift the Coyotes to a 4-3 win Thursday night, earning...
Via AP on Fox
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabres fans cheer OT loss: ‘Whole new low’

Sabres defenseman Mike Weber struggled to gather his thoughts after watching his home fans cheer Arizona's game-winning goal in overtime.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Gagner lifts Coyotes by Sabres in OT

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Sabres defenseman Mike Weber struggled to gather his thoughts after watching his home fans cheer Arizona's game-winning goal in overtime. "I've never been a part of that," Weber said. "Whatever doesn't kill you makes you stronger, I guess. But this is a whole new low right now." Sam Gagner scored 56 seconds into overtime to lift the Coyotes to a 4-3 win Thursday...
Via AP on Fox
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Tensions Flare, Goals Plentiful in Early Going in Buffalo

Tyson Strachan #24 of the Buffalo Sabres chases the puck as Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers loses his balance along the boards on March 14, 2015 at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. (Mandatory Credit: Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images) The Buffalo Sabres are up 2-1 against the Washington Capitals after a contentious first period of play. Tyler Ennis buried his...
Via The Sports Journal
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Tale of the Tape: Jason Chimera vs. Mike Weber

Jason Chimera – 6’3″, 213 lbs. 31 Career NHL Regular Season Fights. Mike Weber – 6’2″, 212 lbs. 19 Career NHL Regular Season Fights. Saturday, March 7, 2015.  1:19 into the third period. Caps up 4-1. Jason Chimera takes a tumble in the corner after Mike Weber appeared to get his stick under Chimera’s feet. […]
Via Capitals Outsider
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Big Ten Roundtable: What one B1G change would you make?

We are just about finished with our extensive roundtable discussion on the Big Ten. Before we get to our final thoughts though, each member of the panel was given a chance to make one change for the Big Ten. They were given the authority to do anything they wanted with the conference rules, scheduling or anything else they could come up with. Divisions was  a popular topic given...
Via Nittany Lions Den
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Mike Weber’s HS Coach Is Apparently Cool With OSU Again, Takes Picture With National Championship Trophy

Thomas Wilcher, the head coach of Detroit Cass Tech, had some harsh words for Ohio State after running backs coach Stan Drayton left the program just days after his star Mike Weber signed with the Buckeyes. That situation has since been smoothed over, and now it looks like Wilcher and his staff are cool with Ohio State again. He and members of his staff visited the school, and looked...
Via College Spun
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Buckeyes’ Mike Weber may be envious of Roquan Smith

Editor’s Note: Hey look, you guys. MGBode has his own byline! Even though many of us are still basking in the afterglow of the Buckeyes’ championship , it is readily apparent that the college football dynamic between schools and players will continue to change. The movement for players getting better compensation started with the O’Bannon lawsuit against the NCAA and EA Sports...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio State football recruiting Mike Weber: Winners and losers

Am I the only one who feels like Mike Weber probably handled the whole circus surrounding his recruitment and the related coaching change better than anybody else? Granted, his Tweet about being “hurt as hell” was a catalyst for the first wave of reactions, but it’s hard to blame anyone for having an emotional reaction to something affecting his or her future and expressing...
Via Cus Words Blog
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Tuesday Cheat Sheet: Everything That’s Gone Viral The Past 24 Hours (2/10/15)

Here’s everything that has gone viral in college sports over the past 24 hours. The LSU men’s basketball program is trying everything in its power to give itself an advantage over undefeated Kentucky. Former Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston may have had too much fun in his recent visit to San Diego. Twitter/LSU 1. LSU released a letter to excuse fans from work so they could...
Via College Spun
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio State RB Commit Mike Weber Seen Working Out In Michigan Shirt

Ohio State RB signee Mike Weber has had his life turned into a public spectacle for about the last week or so. He was on the fence between Michigan and Ohio State and eventually chose Ohio State. Then some questions arose when Ohio State’s running backs coach left for a new job the next day. […] The post Ohio State RB Commit Mike Weber Seen Working Out In Michigan Shirt appeared...
Via Diehardsport
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Weber Sounds Off On Ohio State’s Coaching Change, People Judging Him

Mike Weber sounds off on Ohio State's coaching change and people judging him on Twitter.
Via Gamedayr
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Weber Apologizes For Wearing Michigan T-Shirt, Welcomes New OSU Running Backs Coach

Four-star Detroit (Mich.) Cass Tech running back Mike Weber was at one-time committed to Michigan but ultimately signed with Ohio State. Weber caused a minor stir earlier today when video of him wearing a Michigan t-shirt while he worked out surfaced on Instagram. Tonight, Weber cleared the air regarding his choice of attire: I apologize for simply wearing at T-Shirt to workout...
Via College Spun
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Joey Bosa On Mike Weber Wearing UM Shirt: “Should Be More Worried About That Baby Weight”

Earlier today, a photo surfaced of 4-star Ohio State signee Mike Weber wearing a Michigan t-shirt while working out. This picture undoubtedly caused a mild stir among both fanbases, but OSU star defensive end Joey Bosa had a hilarious response and perfect response to it. @BenAxelrod @MikeSullivan should be more worried about that baby weight — Joey Bosa (@jbbigbear) February 9...
Via College Spun
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Weber’s HS Teammate Posts Photo Of The Ohio State Signee Working Out In Michigan Gear

The saga of Ohio State running back signee Mike Weber and his relationship with Michigan is well-known. Another dimension may have been added to that saga this afternoon when Weber’s former high school teammate, Jayru Campbell, posted a video on Instagram of the 4-star recruit working out in a Michigan t-shirt. Campbell took the video down quickly, but not before photos of Weber...
Via College Spun
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio State commit Mike Weber working out in Michigan shirt

Last week it became public knowledge that Urban Meyer mislead highly-touted Cass Tech running back Mike Weber which led to him signing with the Buckeyes. It also became public that Weber wasn’t happy about about Uncle Urban not telling him that Ohio State running back’s coach Stan Drayton would jump to the NFL after they secured Weber’s signature. Anyways, today noted Cass...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

College Football: There’s A Lot to Learn on Both Sides In The Mike Weber Recruitment Saga

There’s a dark underside to just about every good thing in life. In the town with the fun, vibrant nightlife, it’s the unmarked club down a small alley where you need a password to get in; it’s the best restaurant in town, just as long as you don’t go in the kitchen and ruin it for yourself; a few jokes between friends turn into an all-out brawl that spills out onto the porch...
Via The Student Section
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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