In this episode of the Buckeye Weekly podcast, Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr begin by discussing the extension for head coach Ryan Day. They then talk about 2021 RB Donovan Edwards looking good for the Buckeyes at the expense of the Wolverines. They then spend the rest of the show previewing spring ball for the Ohio State defense via listener questions.
Cade Stover was Mr. Football in Ohio following a senior season in 2018 where he posted 163 tackles, four interceptions, 1,477 yards rushing and 17 touchdowns. As a sophomore, he racked up 190 tackles (14.6/game), and was also a First-Team All-State pick as a junior. Stover was also Second-Team All-State in basketball as a junior and senior.
Before KJ Hill was Ohio State’s all-time leader in receptions he was committed to Arkansas. The Little Rock native was going to be a Razorback. When Urban Meyer hired Chris Ash to take over the Buckeye defense prior to the 2014 season, Ash told him about Hill, who was being recruited while he was at Arkansas. They offered Hill in March, but he didn’t commit until signing day.
Corey Dennis may be Ohio State’s new quarterbacks coach, but he’s not a new face among the Buckeye players. Dennis has been involved with the quarterbacks in one way or another for years. Heck, he’s been at Ohio State longer than any of the Buckeye quarterbacks. Since each player’s arrival, they’ve known Dennis as one of their coaches.
Following a 2019 season where first-year Buckeye head coach Ryan Day led his team to a 13-1 record, which included a win over Michigan, a Big Ten Championship, a College Football Playoff appearance, and a Big Ten Coach of the Year award, Ohio State has announced that Day has received a 3-year contract extension intended to keep him at OSU at least…
Luther Muhammad tied his career high with four three-pointers made in Sunday’s win over No. 7 Maryland. He scored a season-high 22 points for the Buckeyes, hitting clutch threes and making all eight of his free throw attempts, including all six in the final two minutes when they mattered most.
Craig Young came to Ohio State from Wayne High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana where he was the No. 34 athlete in the 2019 class and the No. 609 player overall. At 6-foot-4 and 200 pounds, it wasn’t exactly known where Young would end up in college, though it was expected to be somewhere on defense. He played on both sides of the ball in high school, and as…
If you want to be a college cornerback and be kept busy defending the pass most Saturday afternoons, there are few better places to do that than the pass-happy Big XII. That’s where Ohio State freshman cornerback Ryan Watts was planning to be while he was committed to Oklahoma. An official visit to Ohio State, however, soon changed his mind.
COLUMBUS — Following Ohio State’s 79-72 win over No. 7 Maryland, Buckeyes’ head coach Chris Holtmann spoke with the assembled media to answer questions about the win and his team’s play. Also speaking with the media were Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon and Buckeyes Luther Muhammad and Kaleb Wesson. Videos of all three sessions are below.
There was a point early on Jashon Cornell’s high school career when he was ESPN’s No. 1 player in the 2015 class overall. As he grew, however, there were questions about whether he would be a defensive end or defensive tackle in college. Cornell enrolled early at Ohio State and so the quest for his ultimate position began immediately, but his versatility wouldn’t lock…