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Billy Price Lone Buckeye Named First-Team AP Preseason All-American

The Associated Press released its 2017 Preseason All-America team on Tuesday and Ohio State center Billy Price was the lone Buckeye to make the first team. Defensive end Tyquan Lewis was named to the second team, however. Here is the list in full from the AP. FIRST TEAM OFFENSE Quarterback — Sam Darnold, sophomore, Southern California Running backs — Saquon Barkley, junior, Penn State; Derrius Guice, junior, LSU. Tackles —…
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Ohio State Football Notebook: ‘That swagger nonsense trash talk drives me nuts, but they still do it’

Using the Fast Pass One of the ways opposing offenses have tried to negate Ohio State’s pass rush has been by having their quarterbacks get rid of the ball as quickly as possible. Screen passes, quick hitches, and slants became more prevalent as last season wore on. “We were talking about that today,” defensive end Jalyn Holmes said. “Last year, teams started towards the end of the year, they knew…
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Two-Minute Drill: Urban Meyer Post-Practice Updates Aug. 21

Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer spoke with the media following practice on Monday. He provided updates on his team and the various position battles. Here are the highlights. + Meyer has a good idea of what his team is this year, but doesn’t want to share it. He doesn’t want to throw out a bunch of coachspeak. He likes where the team is right now. Today was a…
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Where Has J.T. Barrett Gotten Better?

Ohio State fans have heard all spring and summer long about the improvements that Buckeye quarterback J.T. Barrett has made. Many refuse to believe that such a thing can happen and are worried that they will once again be subjected to quarterback play that only results in an All-Big Ten quarterback and a Silver Football trophy.