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Buckeye Football Freshman Focus 2020 — QB CJ Stroud

CJ Stroud showed up on Ohio State’s recruiting radar a little bit late in the process, and business didn’t really pick up until the summer before his senior season. Stroud and a number of then-Buckeye commits hit it off during the summer camp circuit and he eventually signed with Ohio State over offers from Michigan, Georgia, USC, Oregon, and others. Ranked a 5-star prospect and the…

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For CJ Stroud, Being a Buckeye is An Answered Prayer

A year ago, Ohio State freshman quarterback CJ Stroud never expected to be playing his college ball this far east of the Mississippi River. In fact, it wasn’t until the summer before his senior season that Buckeyes head coach Ryan Day even came calling. Or texting, rather. “Coach Day. They texted me. He was the first person who contacted me from Ohio State,” Stroud said…

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CJ Stroud, Jack Miller Competing Against Themselves Rather Than Each Other

Much has already been written about Ohio State’s two freshman quarterbacks Jack Miller and CJ Stroud. Questions abound about why Stroud would sign with OSU when they already had a quarterback, or why Miller would stick it out when Buckeye head coach Ryan Day went out and got another quarterback? They are undoubtedly, but not unwittingly, tied together now because…

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Buckeyes Didn’t Sign Jack Miller, CJ Stroud To Have One Transfer

Roughly 200 quarterbacks have transferred from FBS programs over the last two seasons, and the gamut runs from former 5-star recruits to walk-ons. It is the rare program that has yet to be impacted by it. Ohio State, of course, is not one of those rare programs. Joe Burrow, Tate Martell, Matthew Baldwin, and Kory Curtis have all transferred out, while Justin Fields…

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Watch: Buckeye Football Freshman Cribs | West Coast v. East Coast

Classes are now underway at Ohio State, which means the freshmen football players who have enrolled early are now moved in and getting their first taste of being a college student. Of course, that first taste may be a bit different than the average student, given the on-call chefs at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center, but let’s digress. Fourteen Buckeyes have enrolled