Javontae Jean-Baptiste Ohio State Buckeyes
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Ohio State Football Notebook: ‘He takes criticism better than he used to’

Justin Fields is the highest-ranked quarterback recruit at Ohio State since Terrelle Pryor in 2008. As such, he carries with him immense expectations. To “make matters worse,” Dwayne Haskins had the greatest season for a quarterback in Ohio State history last year, which means if Fields falls short of Haskins in any area this season, there will be critics.

Justin Fields Ohio State Football Buckeyes
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Ten Things We Learned From the 2019 Ohio State Spring Game

Another Ohio State spring game has come and gone, which means there are sweeping judgments to pass upon everyone and everything.This must be how mothers-in-law feel.The Gray Buckeyes put it on the Scarlet squad, running away with a 35-17 win.We saw Justin Fields and Matthew Baldwin compete on the field in front of a crowd for the first time, but they were hardly the entire story. We still learned some things about them, but we learned plenty of other things as well.

Larry Johnson Ohio State Defensive Line Buckeyes
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Three Buckeye Freshmen Lose Black Stripes

Three more Ohio State football freshmen lost their black stripes just in time for the season opener. Monday night, the OSU program announced that cornerback Sevyn Banks and defensive ends Tyler Friday and Javontae Jean-Baptiste were now all full-fledged members of the team. Banks was a four-star recruit out of Florida who enrolled back in January and who went through spring practice with the Buckeyes…