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…
Coaching the secondary is a two-person job. For years at Ohio State, one coach would take the cornerbacks and the other controlled the safeties. During his first go-round with the Buckeyes, Kerry Coombs always had the cornerbacks. In his six seasons at Ohio State, Coombs worked with three different safeties coaches. His first two years were spent with Everett Withers…
Nicknamed “The Rocket,” Ronnie Hickman came to Ohio State from DePaul Catholic High School in Wayne, New Jersey where he was a 4-star prospect and the No. 10 safety in the 2019 recruiting class. Hickman signed with Ohio State over offers from Michigan, Florida, Florida State, Notre Dame, Penn State, Ole Miss, and others. Why Ohio State?
CJ Stroud is one of two quarterbacks signed by the Buckeyes in the 2020 recruiting class. He is also one of two quarterbacks to enroll early. Along with Jack Miller, Stroud gives head coach Ryan Day a pair of blue-chippers who will be able to provide depth this season. Getting them both to enroll early only makes matters better for the Buckeyes.
There are 12 different former Ohio State Buckeyes in NFL Mock Drafts. And it looks like the program could be on the verge of doing something it has never done before.
OSU head coach Chris Holtmann confirmed that freshman guard DJ Carton would return to campus on Friday. Carton has been away from the school and program for more than three weeks as he has tended to his mental health.
Thanks to a game-high 24 points from Big Ten scoring leader Luka Garza, the Hawkeyes (19-8, 10-6) were relentless on both offense and defense, keeping the Buckeyes at bay in an 85-76 win over Ohio State (17-9, 7-8) Thursday night in Iowa City. The Buckeyes got a career-high 17 points from freshman EJ Liddell, who proved to be the team’s most consistent offensive threat on the night.
Ohio State is now two weeks out from opening spring ball and the Buckeyes will be looking to find a new starting running back, a group of at least six receivers they can trust, two new starters on the offensive line, a replacement for Chase Young, at least two starting defensive tackles, a new Will linebacker, and three new starters in the secondary.