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Ohio State Football Notebook: ‘The minute you think one guy is taking a step forward, he does something foolish’

Young Buck Impressing Ohio State freshman running back TreVeyon Henderson became the third Buckeye to lose his black stripe this spring. Most freshmen ultimately have theirs removed during fall camp or even during the season, so it’s a rarity to have it happen in the spring. In fact, with the additions of linebacker Reid Carrico …
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Receiver Emeka Egbuka, Linebacker Reid Carrico Latest Freshmen to Lose Black Stripes

Ohio State freshmen Emeka Egbuka and Reid Carrico were the latest true freshmen to have their black stripes removed following practice late Tuesday morning. The removal of the black stripe from the helmet signifies a player’s move from an unproven rookie to a full-fledged member of the Buckeye football team. Egbuka is a former 5-star …
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Buckeye SloopCast: S06E52 – Spring Game Preview

Jared and Kyle answer your spring game questions!  How much does the spring game really matter? Who will be the biggest impact play?  Who can realistically, but surprisingly, win a starting spot? Spring game over/unders. Will we see any standout DBs or LBs? Does the word “wiggle” make you uncomfortable? Master Link: http://theSloopcast.com Artist: The …
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Missing Last Year, Opportunity To Teach In Spring Key For Buckeyes Secondary

The evidence was seen this past January in the national championship game against Alabama. Facing the Crimson Tide’s dynamic passing attack, the Buckeyes went with their most trusted and experienced defenders. All too often, however, that put four senior linebackers on the field and only three defensive backs. Ohio State gave up 464 yards passing …
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Larry Johnson, Buckeye Defensive Line Talk Spring Ball, Creating Havoc

Ohio State defensive line coach Larry Johnson met with reporters today to recap how spring has gone for his Rushmen. Also speaking with the media were Haskell Garrett, Taron Vincent, Jerron Cage, Antwuan Jackson, Zach Harrison, Tyreke Smith, and Javontae Jean-Baptiste. Here are the highights of everything that was said on the day. Larry Johnson …