Four Ohio State Assistants To Make Over $1 Million In 2020
The Buckeyes have been one of the best football programs in the nation. Ohio State assistant coaches’ salaries reflect that.
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As Simple as ‘Stop Jonathan Taylor, Win the Game?’
Wisconsin’s No. 1 defense is one problem for Ohio State, but another big challenge for the Buckeyes lies on the other side of the ball.
On Saturday, the Ohio State defense will face its biggest threat of the season in Badgers’ junior running back Jonathan Taylor. Taylor, a Heisman Candidate running back, essentially runs Wisconsin’s offense. The Buckeye defense has the task of attempting to limit a back who is just one of three players to ever reach the 5,000 career rushing mark before his senior season.
Tuesday Updates from Greg Mattison, Chris Olave, Tommy Togiai, Tuf Borland – Oct. 22
Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Greg Mattison spoke with reporters on Tuesday to preview Saturday’s upcoming matchup against the Wisconsin Badgers. Also speaking with the media were linebacker Tuf Borland, defensive tackle Tommy Togiai, and receiver Chris Olave. Here are the highlights of everything that was said.
What’s It Like to be an Assistant Coach for Ryan Day?
Ryan Day has a 9-0 record as the head coach at Ohio State, but head coaches don’t win games on their own. It takes a talented roster and dedicated coaches, players, and support staff to get the job done. That being said, a head coach can make quite a difference. There are any number of tried and true methods for how a head coach goes about his business…
Multi-Talented Shaun Wade Keeps Ohio State Defense Aggressive
For most defenses, having a third cornerback good enough to start is a luxury. For the Ohio State Buckeyes this year, however, it’s a necessity. Over the past few years, the Ohio State defense has rotated three cornerbacks. When secondary coach Jeff Hafley arrived, however, he did away with the rotation. He then effectively cut out the middle man and decided instead to put…
Buckeye Coaches Fine With Cornerbacks Talking Trash…To a Point
There are a handful of understood tenets in football.
Like games are won upfront, or quarterbacks have to be leaders, or wide receivers are divas, or all cornerbacks talk trash. The Ohio State Buckeyes are proving the first of those principles true this year. Justin Fields is growing into the second. Zone 6 has disproven the third, but the Buckeye corners are living up to the fourth.
Tuesday Updates from Greg Mattison and Kevin Wilson, Oct. 8
COLUMBUS — Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Greg Mattison and co-offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson spoke with reporters on Tuesday. Mattison talked a bit about freshman defensive end Zach Harrison and his growth so far, as well as many other topics. Wilson spoke about the toughness of this offensive line and how well the running game is going, and several other topics as well.
Buckeye Defense Can Still Get Better Per Jeff Hafley, Greg Mattison
Ohio State’s first-team defense held Nebraska to just 91 total yards on Saturday. They did that to a Husker offense that was averaging 556 yards of total offense in its previous three games. When the Buckeye backups came into the game in the fourth quarter, Nebraska went on drives of 75 and 65 yards. Before that, their longest drive was 49 yards, and five of…
An Inside Look at How Ohio State’s Defense Stopped the Huskers’ Unexpected I-Back Attack
A lot can happen in two minutes. For instance, for about two minutes in Saturday’s night’s 48-7 win over Nebraska, the Buckeyes went back in time. Late in the first quarter — with the score just 14-0 Buckeyes — Nebraska head coach Scott Frost dipped into the archives of Nebraska football and pulled out some of former…