Only one mailbag from me this week because of the holiday. Let's make it a good one (instead of the usual, wholly adequate ones): Brian L. via Twitter writes: Do you think MSU would be where they are today, including Mark Dantonio, if Mouse Trap and Little Giants had failed three years ago?
about 1460 days ago | Brian Bennett | Ohio State Buckeyes
Back to business. Ohio State confirms reserve DE Jamal Marcus will transfer. Ohio State stops monitoring its athletes on social media. A really good look at James Franklin's (micro)management style from Paul Myerberg.
about 1461 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
Jamal Marcus was staring at a great opportunity at Ohio State. With defensive end Noah Spence suspended for the first two games of the 2014 season, Marcus was the favorite to start in Spence's place to begin the year.
about 1461 days ago | Brian Bennett | Ohio State Buckeyes
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 1474 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 1486 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 1546 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
It turns out that Bill O'Brien's departure from Penn State caused some collateral damage for Ohio State. According to multiple reports, and as first reported by BuckeyeGrove.com, Buckeyes defensive line coach Mike Vrabel is leaving the team to take a job with the Houston Texans.
about 1599 days ago | Brian Bennett | Ohio State Buckeyes
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Ohio State has no reason to apologize for its 12-2 season, even if the Buckeyes did fall short of their goals by losing in the Big Ten title game and in Friday's Discover Orange Bowl to Clemson.
about 1602 days ago | Brian Bennett | Ohio State Buckeyes
A look at the last lessons of the season after No. 7 Ohio State came up short in a 40-35 shootout against No. 12 Clemson on Friday night in the Discover Orange Bowl. Defensive future is actually bright: The same old mistakes popped up again on defense, and with so many important contributors either on the sideline or back in Columbus, that should really come as no surprise.
about 1603 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes