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 1842 days ago | Brian Bennett | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Spring weather has just now finally arrived for Ohio State, but its camp is already about to come to a close. Ahead of Saturday's exhibition game to wrap up the 15 workouts spread through March and April, we're taking a look at players who have helped themselves and could put on a show over the weekend, switching over today to defense.
about 1842 days ago | Austin Ward | 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 1847 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 1876 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
A record number of underclassmen elected to take the NFL plunge this year, but the Big Ten barely made a splash. Only four Big Ten juniors are entering the draft, continuing a recent downturn after just six left early a year ago.
about 1919 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
World Series. Game 1. Wainwright. Fenway. So excited. Full sentences ... difficult. Links: Ohio State cornerback Doran Grant has soaked up lessons from teammate Bradley Roby. Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter left no doubt that he will play this week at Iowa.
about 2011 days ago | Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
Game week is rapidly approaching ... Everything you need to know about Michigan State's four-man QB race. Spartans RB Riley Bullough tries to catch up after missing part of camp with an upper-body injury.
about 2075 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
Trades aren't happening in college football any time soon. Even if they were legalized, the thought of two hated rivals doing anything to potentially help each other out would make Woody and Bo start spinning in their graves.
about 2109 days ago | Austin Ward and Michael Rothstein | Michigan Wolverines