COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Greetings from the Woody Hayes Athletic Center, where I'll be spending the next day or so with the Ohio State Buckeyes.
I'm scheduled to visit with head coach Urban Meyer, some assistant coaches, and several players later today. On my way in I bumped into former Buckeyes wide receiver DeVier Posey, who is anxiously awaiting next week's NFL draft. Posey has no idea where he'll be selected after playing in just three games during his senior season. He just wants to be in a good situation. While Posey made some off-field missteps during his Buckeyes career, he's a talented player who will get an opportunity at the next level. Best of luck to him.
Turning back to the current team, Ohio State is almost through its first spring under Meyer, and will wrap things up with the spring game Saturday at Ohio Stadium. The installation of a fast-paced, no-huddle spread offense has been a big storyline, as the Buckeyes divert from a more conservative scheme. Meyer has been impressed with quarterback Braxton Miller so far, although he's on the lookout for more playmakers to develop. There seem to be fewer question marks on defense, where Ohio State returns most of its core, led by All-America candidate John Simon on the defensive line.
Much more to come from C-Bus, and check the blog for Ohio State coverage the next two days and into next week.