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Separated at Birth: Ohio!

Everyone at one point or another gets a “You look just like….” comparison. Today, OTP revitalizes a message board tradition with the OTP Separated at Birth, this time for the Ohio Bobcats. The photos too small, the team looking nothing easily poke funnable, both made this particular week difficult. Work on this, Ohio… lest you be ignored by the blogosphere.

CB Shannon Ballard and Whoopi Goldberg
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WR Riley Dunlop and the Deliverance Banjo Boy, who thinks you have a very pretty mouth.
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CB Thad Turner and Spurs head man Avery Johnson
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RB Chris Garrett and X to the Z Xzibit
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Running backs coach Tim Albin and Dave Ramsey… who thinks good Christians should always be debt free.
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S Hilton Dawson III and the OTP tradition… the UPSIDE DOWN MOP!
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QB Theo Scott and The Wire’s Stringer Bell
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Head coach Frank Solich and Neil Young
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which gives us reason to post this for your auditory pleasure…

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Separated at Birth: EMU!

Everyone at one point or another gets a “You look just like….” comparison. Today, OTP revitalizes a message board tradition with the OTP Separated at Birth, this time for the Eastern Michigan Eagles.

RB Ben Axon – Desmond Howard, the heir to Lou Holtz’ drool covered throne.
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DL Ryan Kuhlman – Roy from The Office
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WR Marvon Sanders – Omar Little from The Wire… easily the best show ever created, made, or watched.
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DB Johnny Sears – Tracy Chapman. Who has a fast car. And wants a ticket to anywhere
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LB Neal Howey – Jorge Posada. No word on whether Howey pisses on his hands like Jorge.
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RB Corey Welch – Corey Haim. Oh!! And the same first name. Welcome to destiny.
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LB Nate Paopao – Noel Gugliemi… better known as Hector from the Fast and the Furious. Or the guy that shat a chicken in Bruce Almighty.
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DB Arrington Hicks – Garrett Morris of SNL and Martin fame.
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DB Willie Hickman – The always popular and OTP favorite… the UPSIDE DOWN MOP!
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DB Mark Mitchell – Diamond David Lee Roth
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Diamond Dave!?! That totally gives us reason to post this, which we’ll all be doing after Saturday’s BSU win….

Separated at Birth: The Toledo Edition

Everyone at one point or another gets a “You look just like….” comparison. Today, OTP revitalizes a message board tradition with the OTP Separated at Birth, this time for the Toledo Rockets.

Bill Claus, P – John Mayer
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Brett Brodbeck, K – “Oh Face” guy in “Office Space” and Allstate Insurance tailgater on TV… “Hot Bobby…”
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Chris Meenan, OL – Preston from “Jackass”, tightie whities unknown
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Ben Steele, DL – Mark McGrath, which is not a compliment
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More high quality awesomeness after the jump…
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Separated at Birth: Auburn

Everyone at one point or another gets a “You look just like….” comparison. Today, OTP revitalizes a message board tradition with the OTP Separated at Birth, this time for the Auburn Tigers.

K Chandler Brooks and Daniel Radcliffe, who apparently stars in a movie of some sort. Weird.
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K Wes Byrum and Stephen Baldwin, you know… the Baldwin brother who sucks the most.
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QB Barrett Trotter and Jets QB Mark Sanchez. No word on whether or not this one hearts Pete Carroll.
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WR Philip Pierre-Lewis and Forest Whitaker
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DL Cameron Henderson and Evander Holyfield (both his ears included)
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OL Vance Smith and Biff Tannen, who is just now starting the 2nd coat.
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QB Clint Moseley and the Texas Rangers’ Josh Hamilton. Drug addiction not included.
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TE Robert Cooper and Trent Reznor, who wants to something like an animal…
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DB Woody Parramore and bald Sigourney Weaver. Scott Hamilton a close second.
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RB Ben Tate and Wesley Snipes, who always bets on black.
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P Ryan Shoemaker and Rod Blagojevich, everyone’s favorite crooked Chicago politician… which is ridiculously redundant.
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This Week’s Separated at Birth

Normally on Thursday of Game week, we offer up a Separated at Both post for Ball State’s weekly opponent. It’s all in good fun, and frankly, one of the best features we do here, if for no other reason than it lets us bust balls on the other team. This week, however, Ball State tavels to West Point for a game against Army. When it comes down to it, the guys on Army’s football squad are some of the most impressive people on the field. Not because of their catches, blocks, or throws, but because when their time of service on the gridiron is finished, they’ll begin a career of serving this country.

Even though the Separated at Birth posts are all in good fun and certainly not meant to be disrespectful, I just have sort of a moral queesiness comparing an upside down mop or Whoopi Goldberg to someone who could potentially die in protection of my right to make said comparison. So, Army is off the hook this week. How fortunate for us, then, that Kentucky (the second team we cover) plays host to Louisville… and there’s certainly nothing on that team worth respecting.

QB Alan Castro and Francis from Pee Wee’s Big Adventure
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RB Darius Ashley and Sugar Ray Leonard
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QB Adam Froman and Vanilla Ice
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Separated at Birth: New Hampshire

Everyone at one point or another gets a “You look just like….” comparison. Today, OTP revitalizes a message board tradition and begins anew the OTP Separated at Birth, this time for the New Hampshire Wildcats.

DB Dino Vasso and terrorist Richard Reid (watch his shoes)
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LB John Duffey and Brad Dougherty, the oddest racing guru ever.
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QB Josh Vick and actor Michael Shannon
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OL Tom Neill and actor Luis Guzman, a staple of off color comedies.
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Separated at Birth: The UNT Edition

Everyone at one point or another gets a “You look just like….” comparison. Today, OTP revitalizes a message board tradition and begins anew the OTP Separated at Birth, this time for the North Texas Mean Green.

LB Jeremy Phillips and Jim Breuer
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QB Nathan Tune and Bill Hader of SNL fame
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DE Tyler Kubala and The Dawson!
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Central Michigan Separated at Birth… Part 2

Everyone from time to time gets a “You look just like…” These are who we found for the Chips. (Ed. Note… Seriously… enough with the dreadlocks.)

WR Cornelius Gallon and Jay Z

LB Tim Brazzell and Coolio

DE Sam Williams and Charlie Murphy

OL Kyle Curtis and singer Chris Daughtry.

OL Todd Johnson and drunk Nick Nolte

DB Yvener Lisca and Jimmy Walker

WR Antonio Brown and Crazy Eyes from Mr. Deeds

Central Michigan Separated at Birth… Part 1

Most everyone will get a “You look just like…” at some point in their life. We here at OTP are proud to present the CMU edition of Separated at Birth!

DL Casey Droscha and Steve Sanders

DB Chaz West and Whoopi!

LS Brian Bennyhoff and Eminem

WR Cedric Fraser and Nick Cannon, he of sucky MTV fame

OL Allen Ollenberger and Landfill from Beerfest (or Officer Farva)

K Andrew Aguila and Uncle Rico from Napoleon Dynamite

DB Josh Wilkins and Adam Duritz

DL John Williams and the fat guy from the movie Annapolis

WR Jean Pitts and Tracy Chapman

LS Jake Ekkens and Jimmy the Crip from South Park

WR Darren Martin and an upside down mop

QB Derek Rifenbury and an old woman’s magic bingo troll