Ryan Day Updates Following Fall Camp Practice No. 1
OSU RB Coach Tony Alford ‘Fine’ With Committee Approach
Replacing JK Dobbins is going to be a tall order for the Buckeyes this year. He rushed for a school-record 2,003 yards and played his best last year against the best teams. He was also a workhorse. Of the 499 carries by a running back last year, Dobbins had 301 of them — or 60%. The rest of the carries went mainly to Master Teague, whose 135 attempts…
Lack of Spring Eliminated Huge Opportunity for Steele Chambers
When Master Teague went down with a leg injury at the start of spring practice, that left the Buckeyes with just Steele Chambers’ as the team’s only healthy full-time running back on scholarship. So often in college football, an injury to a player provides an opportunity for another. Due to the physical nature of the sport, “Next man up” is the working title of most college football seasons.
Spring’s Unanswered Questions for the Ohio State Running Backs
Every year following Ohio State spring football we recap what happened position by position. Who stepped up, who stepped back, what got fixed, and what didn’t? With 12 of the 15 spring practices cancelled due to the pandemic, however, essentially nothing happened, nothing got fixed, nobody stepped up, and no questions got answered.
What Does Addition of Trey Sermon Mean for Buckeye Running Backs?
When JK Dobbins left Ohio State following his junior season, he took with him 4,459 career rushing yards. That kind of production loss is going to be a hit for any team, but the Buckeyes are working hard to make sure the 2020 running backs are ready to pick up where he left off. That process got a sizable boost on Sunday when Oklahoma…
What Does Master Teague’s Spring Absence Mean Moving Forward?
With Tuesday’s news that redshirt sophomore running back Master Teague is out for the spring with an undisclosed injury, an already thin running back room grew even thinner for the Buckeyes. When spring practice kicked off on Monday, there were just two scholarship running backs taking reps for the Buckeyes. It was Teague and redshirt freshman Steele Chambers…
Ohio State 2019 Class Report — RB Steele Chambers
Steele Chambers came to Ohio State from Blessed Trinity Catholic High School in Roswell, Georgia where he was a 4-star recruit. Ranked the No. 11 athlete in the nation and the No. 231 player overall in the 2019 class, some schools recruited Chambers as a linebacker and others recruited him as a running back. He signed with the Buckeyes over offers from Alabama, Clemson…
How Will Ohio State Replace… Running Back JK Dobbins?
How do you replace a guy who just had the greatest single season for an Ohio State running back ever? That is the task for Buckeye running backs coach Tony Alford following the junior season for JK Dobbins, who is now off to the NFL for what should be a very solid career. Dobbins rushed for 2,003 yards this past season, becoming…
Statistical Projection: Ohio State at Rutgers
Three Things To Watch For From The Miami RedHawks
The Miami RedHawks have a tradition of occasionally pulling off upsets against superior opponents. 1986, the then-Miami Redskins upset eighth-ranked LSU in Baton Rouge, 21-12, en route to an eventual MAC Championship. 1995, Miami traveled to Evanston, Illinois, and upset eventual Big Ten champion Northwestern in week two, 30-28.