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Buckeye Football Notebook: ‘Win it your very first year, you got no chance after that’

Trailing 21-7 against Wisconsin in the Big Ten Championship Game last Saturday night, the Buckeyes were faced with a third-and-7 early in the third quarter. Quarterback Justin Fields dropped back, then scrambled left for a bit before heaving it downfield to sophomore receiver Chris Olave for a 50-yard gain. The play was exactly what…

Josh Myers, Justin Fields Ohio State Buckeyes
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Buckeye Football Notebook: ‘It could go either way for anybody’

After beating every team on their schedule by double digits — including a Top 10 Wisconsin team twice — the Buckeyes fell from No. 1 to No. 2 in the College Football Playoff selection committee’s eyes in the final rankings. The drop has now pitted them against No. 3 Clemson out in the Fiesta Bowl, while No. 1 LSU gets No. 4 Oklahoma, which is seen as the much easier road.

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Buckeyes Had Faith In Running Game Against PSU’s Top Rush Defense

COLUMBUS — In the opening drive of Ohio State’s 28-17 win over Penn State on Saturday, the Buckeyes ran the ball on 12 of 13 snaps, and all 91 yards on the drive came via the ground. The drive ended in a touchdown for the Buckeyes, giving them a 7-0 lead. Seemingly everyone was expecting to see Ohio State come out throwing the ball as that’s what Penn State’s…

Javontae Jean-Baptiste, Jonathon Cooper Ohio State Buckeyes Defensive End
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Five for Friday: What We’ve Learned From One Week Of OSU Fall Camp

Ohio State opened fall camp one week ago today. Their first scrimmage is tomorrow. Scrimmages are where players are given an opportunity to show what they can do in a semi-realistic simulation of an actual game. Coaches learn a lot from scrimmages, which is why Ryan Day said they’d start evaluating the quarterbacks a lot more seriously after the second scrimmage.

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Buckeye Harry Miller Far Advanced for a Freshman Center

On day four of Ohio State’s fall camp, a group comprised mostly of freshmen offensive linemen were off practicing on their own.

Twenty yards away, the first and second-team offensive lines were working together. Among them was true freshman center Harry Miller. Miller certainly came to Ohio State with premier recruiting accolades as one of the nation’s top high school centers, but he only arrived in June, which usually means August is a Scarlet and Gray blur.