In this episode of the Buckeye Weekly podcast, Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr apologize for the scheduling hiccup with the show. They then discuss the big news of Luke Fickell passing on the Michigan State job. So what does MSU do now? The fellas then talk about OSU’s signing day and the introductions of Kerry Coombs and Corey Dennis and what those two coaches bring to Ohio State.
A 4-star running back from Trinity Catholic Academy in Jacksonville, Florida, Marcus Crowley showed up on Ohio State’s radar relatively late in the 2019 recruiting cycle. It wasn’t until October of 2018 that the Buckeyes finally offered Crowley, who was committed to the Miami Hurricanes at the time. Three weeks after they offered, Crowley took an official visit to OSU.
In this edition of the Buckeye SloopCast, Jared and Kyle cover Ohio State’s relatively low-key signing day from Wednesday. They have a conversation regarding Cameron Martinez and his decision to wait. They also discuss the fact that the Buckeyes aren’t at 85 scholarships yet. The fellas also discuss Mark Dantonio’s ouster and the Buckeye basketball team.
Malik Harrison was one of those Central Ohio prospects who had to wait until after his senior season to receive an Ohio State offer. A three-star prospect out of Walnut Ridge High School in Columbus, Harrison had already taken official visits to Wisconsin and Indiana before the Buckeyes ever even offered. Harrison finally got that OSU offer in…
Ohio State’s 2020 WR class might be one of the most impressive groups in school history, and Jaxon Smith-Njigba had the most explosive senior season of all.
Ryan Jacoby played his high school football at Mentor High School where he was a 4-star prospect and ranked the No. 23 tackle in the 2019 recruiting class. Nationally, he was the No. 283 player, while in the state of Ohio, he was the No. 7 player overall. Jacoby signed with the Buckeyes over offers from Boston College, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Oregon, Bowling Green…
There were several top players who were still considered possible additions to Ohio State’s class as recently as January, but none of them panned out.
One of Kerry Coombs’ favorite staples during his first go-round at Ohio State was rotating three cornerbacks throughout a game in order to keep them all fresh for the game and for the season. It took a few years for him to actually get to that point, but it was effective when it was finally implemented. With the amount of press-man coverage the Buckeyes played…
Jack Miller, CJ Stroud both came to Ohio State knowing that they had competition in the QB room. How is it playing out a month into their Buckeye careers?
Tommy Eichenberg was originally committed to Boston College before Ohio State came calling. In fact, he didn’t commit to OSU until a week or two before the early signing day in December of 2018. Eichenberg was a 4-star linebacker at Cleveland St. Ignatius and ranked the No. 19 inside backer in the nation. Nationally, he was the No. 327 player overall and the No. 8 player in the state of Ohio.