Summer semester at Ohio State might be the most underrated time of year to be on campus. Campus isn’t nearly as busy as it is during the bulk of the year.
As we all predicted, Urban’s first game from the sideline was a one-sided affair. Ohio State came out fast and strong against Tulane, boosting stats and scoring 42 points in the first half without appearing to break much of a sweat. Once a comfortable lead was established, the Buckeyes essentially took a foot off the gas.
We’ve established that projecting football things in the summer is a good way to pass the time until the games begin (Examples here, here, here, and here). In addition, I’m not above thievery on this website. Brandon had a promising idea, predicting offensive stats, so I’m flat out stealing it and simply moving it to the other side of the ball.
This spring was an interesting one for the Ohio State offensive line. The Buckeyes began the task of replacing NFL draft picks Billy Price and Jamarco Jones in the starting lineup, having to do it with a number of key linemen missing. Guards Michael Jordan and Branden Bowen — who were the opening day starters last…