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If not for being on NCAA probation, Ohio State would have been in the thick of the national championship race. The shackles are off this season. How will the defense develop? That will be the key for a Buckeyes team that has legit national championship aspirations. BTN provides live coverage of Ohio State’s spring game at 1 p. ET Saturday on BTN2. Go only. The game will then air at 7 p.
Track the Buckeyes football Twitter chatter on our BTN. Ohio State Connect. Defense: T Garrett Goebel; T Johnathan Hankins; CB Travis Howard; LB Etienne Sabino; John Simon; E Nathan Williams.
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OUTLOOK ON OFFENSE2. Offense (FBS Rank)Yards: 5. Passing Yards: 2.
Rushing Yards: 2. Points per game: 3. Yards per game: 4. Touchdowns: 5. 4 (3. Field Goals: 8 (1. This group has a shot to be special.
The line was a major surprise last season. Credit line coach Ed Warinner. And it should be strong again, with four starters back. But a right tackle is needed with Reid Fragel gone. A top priority will be to develop more big- play ability at receiver. Players like Devin Smith, Corey Brown, Michael Thomas and Evan Spencer need to take the next step. TEs Nick Vannett and Jeff Heuerman have flashed promise.
QB Braxton Miller must continue to emerge as a passer and decision maker, while taking full advantage of all of the spread- option offense the coordinator Tom Herman has to offer. Miller is a legit Heisman contender. We will have to wait until the fall to see Jordan Hall in a . He could be a real wild card and difference- maker. There are some nice options at running back: Carlos Hyde, Bri. And it begins upfront with all four starters from the line are gone. The good news: There are a lot of young, talented players ready to emerge into big roles.
Players like E Noah Spence, T Tommy Schutt and T Adolphus Washington, among others. Joel Hale, Steve Miller and Michael Bennett also are in the mix for coordinator Luke Fickell. Etienne Sabino, Storm Klein and Zach Boren are gone, so some linebackers need to step up around Ryan Shazier. Former five- star recruit Curtis Grant will once again try to win a spot.
The unit underwhelmed in 2. Keep an eye on youngsters like Joshua Perry, David Perkins, Jamal Marcus, and Camren Williams. The secondary is bolstered by the return of three starters, including stud CB Bradley Roby and safeties Christian Bryant and C.
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