Ohio State football Justin Fields

Ohio State Updates — Jeff Hafley, Justin Fields, Jeff Okudah, More

COLUMBUS — Ohio State co-defensive coordinator and secondary coach Jeff Hafley met with reporters on Tuesday. He provided some insights into the Buckeyes’ adjustments on defense against the Wolverines and also previewed this weekend’s matchup against Wisconsin. Also speaking with the media were quarterback Justin Fields, cornerback Jeff Okudah, receiver KJ Hill, and more.

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Tackling and Scheme Helping Buckeye Defense Limit Chunk Plays

Last season, it was a common occurrence to witness an Ohio State defense allowing big plays time after time from opponent after opponent. It frustrated fans, players, and coaches alike. Just how bad was it? The Buckeyes were 13th in the Big Ten in allowing plays of 30 yards or more in 2018, and ranked 114th in that category in the country. Only two teams in the nation…