We're taking snapshots of each position group with each Big Ten team entering the spring. Up next: the linebackers. Illinois: The Illini lose an All-Big Ten player in Jonathan Brown but still have decent overall depth at linebacker.
about 1262 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Nobody is walking into a stress-free environment when Ohio State returns to the practice field in spring as long as national-title aspirations hang in the air and Urban Meyer prowls the sideline.
about 1276 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
Believe it or not, spring football in the Big Ten is just around the corner. Several teams moved up their spring practice dates, and three of them -- Maryland, Michigan and Northwestern -- will take the field next week.
about 1277 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- There won't be a surprise appearance with an offensive starter magically showing up to save the day on defense. If there was a candidate to fill Zach Boren's versatile shoes and make that jump, Ohio State would have already pulled that rabbit out of its hat by now.
about 1367 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- No matter how much confidence Urban Meyer has expressed in the personnel and his coaching staff, there's obviously still one area that has his attention and perhaps leaves some reason for concern.
about 1451 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
Breaking down the Ohio State roster as training camp winds down and the program turns its attention to the opener on Aug. 31 against Buffalo. LINEBACKERS Top of the depth chart: Ryan Shazier on the weak side, Joshua Perry on the strong and Curtis Grant in between them.
about 1456 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
Some coaches come out in flurry. Some like to wait and close the door behind everyone else. While Michigan and Ohio State go at the recruiting process differently -- or more to the point, Brady Hoke and Urban Meyer -- both strategies work.
about 1529 days ago | Brad Bournival | Ohio State Buckeyes