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Buckeye Football Notebook: ‘You can’t get complacent’

In 2020, Ohio State will have three third-year cornerbacks. Those players — Sevyn Banks, Cameron Brown, and Tyreke Johnson — will get to experience their third different cornerbacks coach next month when spring practice gets underway. The good news is that it’s at least a familiar face, as they were all familiar with new OSU defensive coordinator Kerry Coombs in recruiting.

Lejond Cavazos Ohio State Buckeyes
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Early Enrollee Buckeyes Being Kept Together Through Winter Workouts

The jump from high school football to college football is immense. In order to better handle that transition, some players enroll early so that they can train and get a lay of the land months before they ever have to take part in a single practice. But that doesn’t mean they get eased into the experience. Currently, Ohio State has 14 true freshmen enrolled early and…

Brian Hartline, Chris Olave Ohio State Buckeyes
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No Pigeonholing, Buckeyes Looking for Their Six Best Receivers

One of Ohio State’s biggest question marks surrounding the team entering the 2020 season is who will replace the talent lost in the wide receiver room. The Buckeyes have a number of star receivers coming in from the new recruiting class, but ‘Zone 6’ only returns two major contributors from the rotation last season in rising junior Chris Olave and rising sophomore Garrett Wilson.

Mickey Marotti Ohio State Buckeyes
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Ohio State Football Notebook: ‘He gives every single thing he has to this team’

Whenever a new assistant coach comes to Ohio State, they are surrounded by things to be impressed by. The facilities, the talent, the coaching staff, and the recruiting base are all lauded. Another area that usually gets an emphatic mention is the strength staff and strength coach Mickey Marotti. Coaches catch up quickly on how far the veterans…