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11-2, 1st in Big Ten - East

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

For an example on Malik Hooker's range and ball skills, check out his first interception vs. Bowling Green. Hooker aligns on the opposite hash, opens his hips (with eyes on the QB) and gets to the bottom of the numbers to over-lap the deep route. Great finish too. High-point the ball and secure the interception. That's a big time play.

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Watching tape on Ohio State safety Malik Hooker -- Incredible range in the middle of the field. He can cover a ton of ground. And you can't teach that. Natural ability there to locate the ball and finish. Gets a great jump on QBs. That's vision and route awareness. Still shows his inexperience as a run defender. Angles to the ball and footwork at the point of attack need to improve along with his tackling technique. Wants to chop-down ball carriers too often. There are areas of his game that need to develop, but Hooker's range, ball skills and ability to close the post are rare. He has first-round talent. And a very high ceiling at the position.

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Urban Meyer is 10-3 bowls. 2007 Lose Bowl - 2008 Florida National title 2013 Lose Bowl - 2014 Ohio St National title 2016 Lose Bowl - XX

Harbaugh tries to emulate Ohio State legend (0:48)

ESPN Staff  

When Ohio State kicks off for its annual spring game on April 15, the Buckeyes will have special guest coaches for the scarlet and grey teams: former Notre Dame coach Lou Holtz and Nike boss Phil Knight. Urban Meyer served as WRs coach for Holtz at Notre Dame in 1996. (AP Photo/Troy Wayrynen)


Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

New Ohio State quarterbacks coach Ryan Day weighs in on his early relationship with J.T. Barrett and "enhancing" the senior before his final year with the program.


Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

Batter up! Bat-wielding running backs coach Tony Alford gets in a few cuts on his rushers as part of an early drill that works on ball security, quickness, cutting and toughness all within a few yards -- starting with sophomore Mike Weber.

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

After a brief pause for spring break, Ohio State is back on the practice field with the pads on at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center. This is workout No. 3 for the Buckeyes, and it's when business really picks up in terms of competition for the handful of available starting jobs.

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Buckeyes well represented in latest mock draft

Todd McShay's newest mock draft has three Ohio State products in Round 1. Two of the players -- who landed back-to-back in the top 10 -- have been mainstays near the top, but the third is a bit of a surprise.


Erik McKinney ESPN Staff Writer 

No. 2 overall prospect, wide receiver Jalen Hall, provides a snapshot of where his recruitment stands during Sunday's Nike Opening Regional in Los Angeles. All four California schools are in the mix along with a few national powers.

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