Ohio State football running back J.K. Dobbins
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Rating the 2019 Big Ten Linebackers — West Division

Our annual process to determine the division champions in the Big Ten is a nearly flawless exercise of tedium, but it’s our nearly flawless exercise of tedium. Today, we finish the linebackers of the B1G. Some will tell you that linebackers are only as good as the defensive line in front of them, but that is absolutely untrue when you are simply rating them as…

KJ Hill Ohio State Football Buckeyes Norhtwestern
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What Are the Buckeyes Doing at Punt Returner?

The last time Ohio State returned a punt for a touchdown was last November against Michigan. Freshman wide receiver Chris Olave blocked a Will Hart punt and it ended up in the arms of freshman cornerback Sevyn Banks, who ran it in the rest of the way for a touchdown. It’s a great way to return punts, but it doesn’t happen nearly often enough to be…

Parris Campbell Ohio State Football Buckeyes
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The 40 FBS Teams Ohio State Football Has Never Played

The Ohio State football program will make history in its season opener against Florida Atlantic. It’s not the normal “Big Ten Championship” or “Rose Bowl Title” or “National Championship”-level history the program typically celebrates. But it will mark the first time the Buckeyes and Owls have faced off on the football field. Right now, there are an 40 current FBS programs that Ohio State has never played. This list has…
Ohio State football Noah Potter
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Freshman Defensive End Noah Potter Loses Black Stripe

Potter is now the eighth member of the 2019 recruiting class to lose his black stripe. An early enrollee, Potter is now nearly 30 practices into his Ohio State career. He came to Ohio State from Mentor where he was a 4-star prospect. Potter was a 2-time All-State selection at Mentor High School. Upon arriving at OSU, the 6-foot-6 and 252-pound Potter found…