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Accost the Field — Where to Now at Quarterback in 2019?

Accost the Field with Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr Ohio State Podcast Ohio State Football Buckeyes

In this episode of Accost the Field, Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr start the show by talking about where the Buckeyes turn now that 2019 quarterback Grant Gunnell has committed to Arizona. Will they go all in on a couple of top targets before turning back toward an in-state prospect possibly willing to bide his time? The commitment of blue-chip center Harry Miller is also discussed. The talk then turns to Jim Harbaugh’s statement that some of his scholarship players are being passed by walk-ons. The show then closes with listener questions. All of that and plenty more.

The Rundown

+ Tom Orr destroys your Ohio State history beliefs.

+ This show is timed, people.

+ We talk too much probably.

+ Grant Gunnell to Arizona, so now what.

+ If a quarterback recruit wants a laid-back setting, Ohio State is probably not for them.

+ Kevin Sumlin goes through quarterbacks like nobody else.

+ Remember wanting Fred Pagac to be head coach at Ohio State?

+ Remember wanting Chris Spielman to be head coach at Ohio State?

+ Where does Ohio State now turn with Grant Gunnell gone?

+ The candidates.

+ Graham Mertz is the hottest quarterback target in college football right now.

+ It doesn’t look good for OSU and Mertz right now.

+ It won’t look good until a visit.

+ Maybe Dwan Mathis is the better opportunity for a flip.

+ If they miss on those three, where then?

+ This is a bad year for QBs.

+ Do they slow play Ohio quarterback Connor Bazalek?

+ Do you take two QBs to increase the odds of getting a good one?

+ The commitment of Harry Miller had been coming for a while.

+ The Buckeyes have done well securing their centers of the future each of the last three years.

+ How many offensive linemen in the 2019 recruiting class.

+ Jim Harbaugh says he has 20-30 walk-ons knocking on the door for playing time.

+ Harbaugh says there are scholarship players who aren’t on the 110-man roster, yet there are try-out guys who are on the roster.

+ This is just a fake motivational list, right?

+ Even if it’s motivational, it’s still a concern.

+ If Michigan’s recruiting doesn’t get better, it won’t be a motivational list, it will be an actual list.

+ Does Jim Harbaugh need better time management?

+ Listener questions.

+ The pros and cons of Michigan doing a second season of ‘All or Nothing.’

+ Favorite non-sports podcasts.

+ What were the first few days like around the team after Joe Burrow’s departure.

+ Percentage that Nicholas Petit-Frere starts on the offensive line this year.

+ Should we expect J.K. Dobbins to finish long runs this year?

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[Accost the Field is an Ohio State podcast covering Ohio State football, Ohio State basketball, and Ohio State recruiting.]