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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.

Tyreke Smith, Zach Harrison Ohio State Buckeyes
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No Chase Young? No Jonathon Cooper? No Problem for Ohio State’s Defensive Line

COLUMBUS — Ohio State came into the Maryland game knowing that they would be down not one, but two of their starting defensive ends. Senior defensive end Jonathon Cooper has missed the majority of the games this season due to injury, and with junior defensive end Chase Young’s future up in the air, the Ohio State Rushmen had to figure out a way to make up…

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Robert Landers, Tyreke Smith, Jonathon Cooper All Out This Week

Robert Landers and Tyreke Smith will not play in Saturday’s game against Miami (OH) according to the Ohio State availability report that was just released. Landers, the fifth-year senior nose tackle who started 11 games last year, has split reps with classmate Davon Hamilton over the last two seasons. Landers spoke with the media on Tuesday prior to practice this week, so he was…

Ohio State football defensive end Tyreke Smith
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Ohio State Football Notebook: ‘Tyreke Smith will be a wicked guy coming off the edge’

In a perfect world, Dwayne Haskins would be back for his redshirt junior season this year and the only questions about the Ohio State quarterbacks would be who’s all going to the Heisman ceremony in December. Instead, Haskins did what anybody would have done and began the career that he went to college to pursue. Now Buckeye head coach…