COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Almost as soon as it arrived, spring camp at Ohio State wrapped up. Time isn't likely to fly by quite as quickly in the offseason with the summer months sure to drag by until the 2014 campaign finally opens in August.
about 1049 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
Now that spring practice has played out in the Big Ten, we thought we'd try to identify the best overall position group on any team in the league. Had we done this exercise last year, we might have chosen the Michigan State secondary, a.
about 1061 days ago | Brian Bennett | Ohio State Buckeyes
We're taking snapshots of each position group with each Big Ten team entering the spring. Up next: the defensive lines. Illinois: This is a significant concern for the Illini, especially after the recent departure of Houston Bates, who started last season at the Leo (defensive end/outside linebacker) spot.
about 1121 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
While Penn State searched for a coach in December 2011, Urban Meyer convinced several Penn State recruits to switch their pledges to Ohio State. Top defensive line prospects like Noah Spence and Tommy Schutt were among those who went from Blue and White to Scarlet and Gray.
about 1169 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
Perhaps the journey hasn't been quite as smooth as Ohio State might have planned, but the Buckeyes still are right on schedule to get where they want to go. The Buckeyes still haven't lost since Urban Meyer took over the program last year, and with another perfect half of a season under their belts and no postseason sanctions hanging over their heads, they've done everything they can to get in position for a potential spot in the national championship game despite some occasionally difficult circumstances.
about 1260 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The first half of the season is in the books, and "The Chase" is still right on schedule for Ohio State. But even with an undefeated record and what appears to be a pretty manageable slate of games coming up, the Buckeyes still have some areas to clean up if they're going to be a factor in the national title race.
about 1264 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The clues started popping up in the form of ferocious pass-rushing ends who were dominating spring practice. By the time training camp and the start of the season rolled around, a couple new bodies were added into the rotation, and Ohio State was starting to show signs that what was thought to be a potential problem was about to be solved.
about 1279 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Breaking down the positions and players who have the most to prove as No. 2 Ohio State opens the season on Saturday against Buffalo (TV: ESPN2, noon). FIRST DOWN: Defensive tackles The broken bone in Tommy Schutt's foot has thrown another wrench in the rebuilding project for the Buckeyes up front, and they reacted to it swiftly by shuffling Chase Farris back over to defense from the offensive line.
about 1307 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes