Video: Interviews with Greg Schiano and Buckeye Players
Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano met with the media Tuesday night and he was joined by a handful of Buckeyes. You can see quite a bit of what several of them had to say in the videos provided.
Ohio State Football Notebook: ‘I’m ready to go get into a dogfight’
The Buckeyes walked off the field at Penn State last year more stunned than dejected. The shock would eventually wear off and the emotions would seep in. Ohio State was able to overcome that loss and make the playoffs. They probably won’t have that same opportunity this year. If they lose, the division is lost, and so are their playoff hopes.
Two-Minute Drill: Postgame Reaction from Ohio State’s 31-16 Loss to Oklahoma
Urban Meyer, Kevin Wilson, Greg Schiano, and several Buckeye players spoke with the media following Ohio State’s disappointing 31-16 loss at home to the Oklahoma Sooners. Here are the “highlights”.
A Record Nine Buckeyes Named Captain for 2017 Season
Ohio State will be led by a record number of captains in 2017 with nine players selected to lead the Scarlet and Gray on and off the gridiron. The corps of leaders, all voted on by their teammates, features five on defense, including four defensive linemen, and four on offense, led by the first three-time captain in program history.
Ranking Ohio State’s Top 10 Playmakers on Defense: Nos. 10-1
Look, we all knew this was a possibility. I planned my annual list of Ohio State playmakers on offense, and that went fine. I then decided to do the same thing once again on defense, but things haven’t gone so well. I thought I would have time to get it done, but I’m running out of time, and I still have other commitments that…
The Rarest of Rarities Will Lead Ohio State in 2017
There is a reason why Urban Meyer doesn’t like to redshirt players. The way he sees it, if a player is any good, they’ll never get that fifth year back that they were saving. And if they aren’t any good, do you really want them hanging around for all five years? Despite the low tolerance for redshirting, it happens every single…
Ohio State Football Notebook: ‘He’s as phenomenal a kid, a leader, a person as I’ve ever seen’
There were plenty of stories written this spring about Chris Worley’s transition from outside linebacker to middle linebacker for Ohio State. Even back then, he had picked up the position quickly and everything that came with it. There were really no concerns from anyone, other than Urban Meyer wondering if Worley could…
Ohio State Football Notebook: ‘You don’t survive here very long if you’re hanging around the Blue’
Mike Weber had a very good season last year, rushing for 1,096 yards for the Buckeyes as a redshirt freshman. You’d take that every year from a redshirt freshman. The problem for Weber, however, was that he left a lot of yards on the field, not to mention his 1,096 yards were coming on the heels of consecutive…
Ohio State Media Day Notebook: Seniors Galore
Ohio State brought three redshirt seniors with them to Chicago on Monday for Big Ten Media Days. Center Billy Price, defensive end Tyquan Lewis, and middle linebacker Chris Worley were all on hand to productively spend the day talking non-stop with reporters. During their session with the “print” media, they each spent…
100 Things to Look Forward to This Buckeye Football Season: 50-41
I am pretty tapped out on introductions for this series. The most I can mange right now is to mention Ohio State football for SEO purposes. Please don’t let my lack of enthusiasm for writing introductions about Ohio State football reduce your enthusiasm for the Ohio State football season to come. I imagine if I was a used…