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 888 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Urban Meyer hired Chris Ash away from Arkansas primarily to fix Ohio State's problems in its pass defense. What Ash found is that the biggest area of need might have been from the shoulder pads up rather than any scheme or philosophy.
about 928 days ago | Brian Bennett | Ohio State Buckeyes
Michigan's defense controlled play throughout the spring game Saturday at Michigan Stadium, echoing a theme throughout most of the league that day. Several Big Ten squads held scrimmages or open practices, and the defenses had the edge in most of them.
about 931 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The cushions are gone in the Ohio State secondary. For the spring, that figuratively applies to a group of defensive backs being challenged and pushed to the limit on a daily basis, removing their personal comfort zone in order to to improve on the disaster that was last season's pass coverage.
about 934 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
We're taking snapshots of each position group with every Big Ten team entering the spring. Up next: the defensive backs. Illinois: The secondary returns mostly intact from 2013, as Illinois returns starters at both cornerback spots (V'Angelo Bentley and Eaton Spence), as well as Zane Petty, who started the final seven games at free safety.
about 963 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 this spring as long as national-title aspirations hang in the air and Urban Meyer prowls the sideline.
about 976 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The next wave of talent is coming, set to unleash all the hype and speculation about which signees are going to instantly transform Ohio State before the signatures are even dry on the letters of intent.
about 993 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes