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.
— Taron Vincent wasn’t healthy last year and now he’s healthy and he’s gone through the offseason in a great position. He’s what they thought he’d be when they recruited him. He’s everything they looked for in a three technique defensive tackle.
— Local recruits who sign at Ohio State have an advantage in growth because they’re on campus more and at camp more learning the techniques.
— “I’m really excited about this group.” They lost Tommy Togiai but there are guys waiting to step up in the wings, like Taron Vincent and Jerron Cage. It’s been great to watch them work this spring.
— They faced a lot of quick throws last...