Buckeye Football Notebook: ‘Somebody’s gonna get mad but I don’t care’

The Ohio State Buckeyes have not had a punt return or a kickoff return go for a touchdown since 2014 when receiver Jalin Marshall scored on a 54-yard punt return against Indiana. It was the first of four consecutive touchdowns for the redshirt freshman that day as the Buckeyes would go on to a come-from-behind …

Buckeye Weekly Podcast: What Is Brian Hartline’s Future At Ohio State?

Brian Hartline has been named the Buckeyes’ passing game coordinator, but what exactly does that mean for Hartline and his future at Ohio State? Tom Orr and Tony Gerdeman discuss Hartline’s present and future with the Buckeyes in this edition of the Buckeye Weekly Podcast. The fellas also discuss the recent additions of safety Tanner …

‘Never Say Never’ But Brian Hartline ‘Can’t Imagine’ Leaving Ohio State

There are famous last words and famous first words. In a profession where either side of those can come back to haunt a person, Brian Hartline chose violence. Not actual violence, of course. Just the figurative kind. Speaking with reporters on Tuesday, the OSU receivers coach was asked about his future and how long he …

Ryan Day, Brian Hartline Talk Buckeyes, Preview Nebraska

Ohio State head coach Ryan Day and receivers coach Brian Hartline met with reporters today to provide updates on their players and also to look ahead to Saturday’s game against Nebraska. The highlights of everything that was said can be found below. Ryan Day + He doesn’t talk much about the playoff rankings to his …

Scoop100 Receiver Kojo Antwi Commits to Ohio State over Georgia, Texas A&M

Wide receiver Kojo Antwi has committed to Ohio State. Antwi is the No. 84 player in the initial 2022 Scoop100. Antwi, who attends Lambert High School in Suwanee, Georgia, spent his June taking official visits to Georgia, Texas A&M, USC, and Ohio State. He also took an unofficial visit to Alabama to kick the month …

Country’s Top 2023 Receiver Brandon Inniss Flashes Special Skills, Discusses Ohio State Camp

COLUMBUS, OHIO — With Brian Hartline as the wide receiver coach at Ohio State, the Buckeyes have been on a hot streak of landing some of the top receivers in the nation, and Hartline is looking to do that again in 2023. This year, however, it will be a tall task to pull five-star American …

Brian Hartline Excited To See Healthy Julian Fleming At Full Strength

No player comes to Ohio State without expectations, it’s just that some players have more expectations to live up to than others. Sophomore wide receiver Julian Fleming belongs to the latter group. Ranked the No. 1 wide receiver in the 2020 class, Fleming arrived in Columbus with immense talent, as well as a shoulder issue. …

Spring Gleaning: Is a Receiver Rotation Coming Back Around for Ohio State?

Now that spring football is over, it’s time to look back at exactly what we just saw. We’ll continue going over each position group for the next week or so with what was learned and what still needs to happen. Up next will be the Ohio State wide receivers. [Previous: Quarterbacks | Running Backs | Tight Ends | Defensive Ends | Cornerbacks | Safeties] …

Brian Hartline Loves Ohio State’s Quarterback Situation

For the first time in a very, very long time, Ohio State will enter a season with precisely zero quarterbacks who have ever thrown a pass in a college game before. At some places, this is what people would call “a dire situation.” For Ohio State receivers coach Brian Hartline, however, this is the kind …

Jaxon Smith-Njigba Took Big Steps This Spring for Buckeyes

Garrett Wilson and Chris Olave may have some company this season. Sophomore wide receiver Jaxon Smith-Njigba entered spring ball for the Buckeyes with high expectations for himself and from his coaches, and it sure sounds like he made good on most of those expectations this spring. Smith-Njigba finished third among Ohio State wide receivers last …

Buckeye Weekly Podcast: Is It Time to Get Excited About the Ohio State Receivers?

Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr recap everything that Ohio State receivers coach Brian Hartline had to say during a media Zoom session on Thursday. He had a lot of positive things to say about Jaxon Smith-Njigba, Marvin Harrison, and Julian Fleming. The fellas also talked to Garrett Wilson, Chris Olave, and Jameson Williams, so they …

Brian Hartline, Parker Fleming, Buckeye Receivers Talk Spring Ball, Taking Next Step

Ohio State special teams coordinator Parker Fleming and wide receivers coach Brian Hartline met with reporters on Thursday to discuss how spring camp has gone for their respective position groups. Also joining the media session were receivers Garrett Wilson, Chris Olave, Jaxon Smith-Njigba, and Jameson Williams. Here are the highlights of everything that was said. …

What a Short, Strange Trip It’s Been for Brian Hartline

Brian Hartline didn’t know it at the time, but four years ago this month his coaching career began. In his first year of NFL retirement, Hartline was asked to come back to Ohio State and work on the scout team during bowl prep for the Fiesta Bowl against Clemson in 2016. It wasn’t all that …

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