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Ohio State Football Notebook: ‘Ohio always has precedence over everybody’

Players come and go at Ohio State. That’s the nature of college sports and that’s why recruiting and development is so important. But it can still hurt to see players leave. That’s the case for Buckeyes’ receivers coach Brian Hartline following the departure of fifth-year receivers Parris Campbell, Johnnie Dixon, and Terry McLaurin. Not only did the Buckeyes…

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Ohio State Football Notebook: ‘Our expectation is to be different’

With five new assistant coaches on Ryan Day’s Ohio State staff, there was some unfamiliarity that had to be resolved. When they new coaches were brought on, however, the staff was out recruiting for the first month that they were all “together.” Eventually, things settled down for a few weeks before spring ball began and they’ve settled again since…

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CJ Saunders and Jaelen Gill Made Each Other Better This Spring

No one player was ever going to replace Parris Campbell’s impact in Ohio State’s offense. For one, that kind of speed isn’t just something a coach can go grab off of a rack. For two, every player is different and if they’re talented enough, they have their own particular spin to put on their respective offense or defense. For instance, Buckeye head coach…

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Ohio State Football Notebook: ‘You can be a laughingstock on social media’

Every time the 2019 edition of the Ohio State receivers room is written about, by law there must be considerable mention of the players lost at the position from last season. Gone are Parris Campbell’s 90 catches and watch-me-go speed, Terry McLaurin’s abilities to make big plays and bigger blocks, and Johnnie Dixon’s penchant for timely touchdowns.