Buckeye Weekly Podcast: Ryan Day Isn’t Happy With The Ohio State Defense And He’s Not Going To Take It Anymore

Ohio State head coach Ryan Day met with reporters on Tuesday to talk about his Buckeyes. Questions focused on what he’s going to do about the Ohio State defense, and he answered those questions with some very interesting comments. In this episode of the Buckeye Weekly Podcast, Buckeye Scoop’s Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr discuss …

Ryan Day Talks Ohio State Defense, Next Steps For Buckeyes

COLUMBUS – Ohio State head coach Ryan Day met with reporters on Tuesday where he was provided with numerous questions about his defense and what the plans are moving forward. There were a number of other topics covered during the session, all of which are covered below. + Biggest concern defensively was giving up too …

Fulton Analysis: Longstanding Shortcomings

Longstanding shortcomings in scheme and execution within Ryan Day’s Ohio State defensive system came to fruition against Joe Moorhead’s heavy run-pass option scheme in Ohio State’s 35-28 loss to Oregon. There may not be a college defense that runs less coverages than Day’s Buckeye defense. As off-discussed, Day prefers pre-rotated safeties that places one safety …

Michigan Monday: Get Excited, But Don’t Go Crazy

Jim Harbaugh’s dream season is now two games deep as the Wolverines are sitting at 2-0 following a decisive and never-really-in-doubt 31-10 win over Washington Saturday night in Ann Arbor. Michigan was pretty much able to do everything they wanted to do, but they fell just short of my 34-7 prediction, so there’s still some …

SWO: Is There a Path to Fix this Defense?

Ohio State Buckeyes fans are still reeling from what still feels like an improbable loss to Oregon last week, a game where the Buckeyes did not even have to face two of the top players on the Ducks roster. An off-kilter defense, lack of adjustments and just an uneasy feeling took center stage at Ohio …

Buckeye Defense Searching For Identity: ‘We have to do things differently’

By all accepted measures, the Ohio State defense is currently one of the two or three worst defenses in the Big Ten. The Buckeyes currently have the conference’s worst rush defense (236 ypg) by nearly 60 yards. Their 7.4 yards allowed per pass attempt is third-worst in the league, as is their 129.91 pass efficiency …

Josh Padilla Uses Ohio State Visit to Build Relationships with Other Recruits

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State did not get the result they wanted Saturday afternoon against Oregon but it was still a productive day on the recruiting trail. Four-star Ohio offensive lineman Josh Padilla contributed to that productivity. Padilla didn’t get much of a chance to talk to the coaches aside from a few fist bumps …

Buckeye Weekly Podcast: Michigan Monday – Are The Wolverines Now A Serious Threat To Ohio State?

Michigan hosted Washington Saturday night and handed the Huskies an emphatic 31-10 beatdown. The Wolverines ran for over 300 yards against a Washington defense that was powerless to do anything about it. Buckeye Scoop’s Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr break the Wolverines down and answer the question of what this latest win means for both …

Buckeye SloopCast: S07E12 – Scarlet and Grayed: Oregon

In today’s episode…. Jared and Kyle hand out grades after a loss to Oregon. What could go wrong? Is Coombs failing as defensive coordinator?How much blame is on Ryan Day?Evaluating CJ Stroud.Have Ohio State’s biggest strengths let them down? Master Link: http://theSloopcast.com  Artist:  (https://citylightspoppunk.bandcamp.com/)  Song:  Promises (https://youtu.be/NWO2aAk8QaY) 

Grumpy Old Buckeye: Ohio State vs. Oregon

The Buckeyes made their 2021 home debut against the Oregon Ducks, significantly raising the degree of difficulty after a tough win at Minnesota. And in the end, the result was significantly worse. There were plenty of things to be grumpy about in Ohio State’s 35-28 home loss and quite a few of them (but not …

Photo Gallery: Oregon 35, Ohio State 28

Ohio State earned a bunch of “for the first time since” distinctions on Saturday, but mostly ones that they didn’t want. A 35-28 defeat against Oregon was their first regular-season loss since 2018, and their first home loss since 2017. It was the first-ever regular-season loss for a Ryan Day-coached team. However, there were some …

Postgame: Ryan Day, Buckeyes Talk 35-28 Loss To Oregon

COLUMBUS — Ohio State head coach Ryan Day met with reporters following the Buckeyes’ 35-28 loss to Oregon. Day answered questions about what went wrong and what he will need to do to fix it. Defensive coordinator Kerry Coombs answered questions as well. A handful of players also spoke after the game. The highlights of …

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