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Buckeye Football Notebook: ‘We’re doing some weird, chaotic things that we never did before’

Jalyn Holmes has played in 35 games in his career, but has yet to record a single start. Despite coming off of the bench for the Buckeyes throughout his first three seasons, he had an NFL decision to make this past winter. Ultimately, he decided to return for his senior season, and the Ohio State defense is better off for it. Holmes has shown the NFL the ability to play…
Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa
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Larry Johnson Says Nick Bosa Ahead of His Brother at Same Stage

Nick Bosa will be compared to his older brother Joey for as long as they are both playing football. Despite the lofty expectations, however, Nick has yet to fall short of the immense example that his brother set before him. By the time Joey Bosa was entering spring camp as a sophomore, he was coming off of a freshman campaign where he started 10 games and was an impact player…
Things get a little heated in the Circle Drill Spring Game 2017
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Spring Practice Insider: Way Too Many Notes from Ohio State’s Student Appreciation Day

The Buckeyes held their annual Student Appreciation Day on Saturday, as they invited students into watch the final Saturday practice before the spring game next week. It was an eventful practice, and afterward players took pictures with students and their families. Towards the end of practice, it was time to let the students try their feet at some field goal attempts. The first few barely got off the ground, and…
Tate Martell On Why He Chose Ohio State
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Freshman Quarterback Tate Martell Improving, Impressing for Buckeyes

Nobody can ever accuse Tate Martell of lacking confidence or a competitive nature. As a quarterback who went 45-0 in high school at Bishop Gorman, that goes with the territory. Following the first practice of spring camp, Urban Meyer met with the media and when the quarterbacks were brought up, he eventually got to Martell. “Tate Martell thinks he’s playing, don’t no one tell him he’s not going to play,”…
Taron Vincent commits to Ohio State. Photo courtesy 247Sports.com.
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Buckeye Football Commitment Impact: Defensive Tackle Taron Vincent

The Buckeyes finally landed a 5-star defensive tackle when Florida’s Taron Vincent committed to the Buckeyes yesterday via Twitter. Vincent became the fifth member of OSU’s 2018 class. What kind of impact will Vincent’s commitment have on Ohio State now and going forward? The Player Vincent is a 6-foot-2 285-pound defensive tackle out of Bradenton, Florida via Baltimore, Maryland. He is rated as the No. 1 defensive tackle prospect in…
Kevin Wilson and Urban Meyer
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What are Kevin Wilson’s Priorities This Spring for the Ohio State Offense?

Kevin Wilson entered spring football for the Ohio State Buckeyes carrying a pretty heavy burden — fix the OSU offense, or else! Okay, maybe that’s not exactly accurate, but it’s probably pretty close to his current demeanor. The Ohio State offense will remain “the Ohio State offense” until Urban Meyer is no longer in charge of the program, but Wilson’s touches and flourishes will be readily apparent. Fixing an offense…
Taron Vincent commits to Ohio State
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Buckeyes Land Nation’s Top Defensive Tackle Taron Vincent

Taron Vincent Recruiting Profile 6-2 285 | IMG Academy Bradenton, Florida (via Baltimore, MD) 247Sports: 4-Star #1 DT Scout: 5-Star #1 DT Rivals: 5-Star #1 DT ESPN: 4-Star #1 DT Composite: 5-Star #1 DT The Buckeyes got some very good news early Sunday evening when 5-star defensive tackle Taron Vincent out of the IMG Academy in Florida announced his verbal commitment to Ohio State. He announced his commitment via Twitter.…
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Buckeye Football Notebook: ‘If I have a really good toy I want another really good toy’

As you may have heard, redshirt senior Chris Worley is Ohio State’s starting middle linebacker, and it was a decision that was made for a number of reasons. One of the main reasons that his coaches have entrusted him with this duty and honor is because his teammates respond to his leadership. Another reason is that he simply gets the job done. “The leadership piece, that Mike linebacker is our…
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Five for Friday: Takeaways from the First Half of Ohio State’s Spring Camp

Drawing conclusions with only bits and pieces of information is one of the things that I admittedly do terrifically well. I can connect the dots with the best of them, provided the dots are clearly marked and not confusing and in the proper order and quite sizable. In terms of connecting the dots of spring football for the Buckeyes, some pictures have been made clearer than others. What I have…
Mike Weber speaks with reporters following practice.
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Mike Weber Liking the Addition of Kevin Wilson

Change isn’t always easy, but it becomes less difficult when the positive results begin to roll in. For Ohio State running back Mike Weber, change could have been an issue for him given that he is the Buckeyes’ starting tailback, but everything that he has seen from new offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson has only made him happier. After all, any time an offensive coordinator who has directed a pair of…