Cormontae Hamilton Ohio State Football Buckeyes
Football

What Made Cade Stover, Cormontae Hamilton Position Movers?

Late last season, freshman linebacker Cade Stover moved to defensive end. It was written about, in case you missed it. This winter, Stover — who played in four games last year and redshirted — was moved from the defensive line to tight end. Meanwhile, redshirt freshman tight end Cormontae Hamilton caught the return flight to defensive line. In spring practice No. 1 on Monday…

Kerry Coombs Ohio State
Football

Who Will Call Plays on Defense for the Buckeyes This Year?

“Who’s calling plays?” There may be no more time-honored tradition around the Ohio State football program than asking who’s calling the plays. Why? Because if people don’t know who’s calling plays, they won’t know who to blame when something goes wrong. Seemingly, that has been one reason why it has been difficult at times in having Buckeye coaches tell us…

Julian Fleming Ohio State Buckeyes Receiver
Football

Recruiting Stars Gone, Julian Fleming Looking to Earn a Spot

Ohio State freshman receiver Julian Fleming was the nation’s top receiver prospect by every recruiting service in the 2020 recruiting cycle. In fact, ESPN even had him as their top prospect overall. Any time a player is the tops at his position, the expectations are raised in a commensurate manner. While there are no “sure things,” signing the nation’s top wide receiver would seem…

Brian Hartline Ohio State Football Buckeyes
Football

Brian Hartline Has ‘Hands Full’ Finding KJ Hill’s Replacement

Since Urban Meyer’s arrival, the H-back/slot receiver has been the focal point of the Ohio State passing game. The role of the position changes depending on the receiver manning it, and it has fluctuated from the likes of Philly Brown to Dontre Wilson to Jalin Marshall, then to Braxton Miller and Curtis Samuel, then most recently to Parris Campbell and KJ Hill.

Ohio State recruiting Cameron Martinez
Football

For Cameron Martinez, It’ll Be ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’

There is a genre of books known as “Choose Your Own Adventure” where after a few pages of reading, the reader is given an option of two different directions they might like to go. “If you would like Sir Lancelot to attempt to slay the dragon, turn to page 59. If you would like Sir Lancelot to turn around and get back to safety like a smart man, turn to page 82.”