Spring Recap: Buckeyes Deep Enough At Defensive Tackle?

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 discussing what was learned and what still needs to happen for the Buckeyes. Up next will be the Ohio State defensive tackles. [Previous: Quarterbacks | Running Backs | Tight Ends | Linebackers | Cornerbacks | Safeties] …

Replacing Antwuan Jackson: Nose Up In The Air For Ohio State?

Antwuan Jackson was a very rare four-year player at Ohio State who was also signed out of junior college. He may actually be the only Buckeye of that distinction. Jackson signed with Auburn over Ohio State as one of the nation’s top defensive tackles in the 2016 class, but after the 2016 season he transferred …

Five Buckeyes On Defense Who Need Strong Performances In The Rose Bowl

The last time the Buckeyes took the field, they were bullied and beaten up by the Michigan Wolverines. For the first time since 2011, they lost to a rival. But it wasn’t just a loss, it was an unsettling display by a team that was seemingly exposed on the line of scrimmage. Now, they are …

Jerron Cage Providing Veteran Presence Up Front for Buckeyes

Every day until fall camp begins for Ohio State, we will profile a different Buckeye football player. Today that player is fifth-year senior defensive tackle Jerron Cage. Yesterday it was linebacker Steele Chambers. You can find all of the daily Scoop Profiles right here. Jerron Cage No. 86 | Defensive Tackle | 6-2 300 | Redshirt Senior …

Spring Gleaning: More Depth Than Expected for Ohio State Defensive Tackles

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 with what was learned and what still needs to happen. There are only two groups left. Up next will be the Ohio State defensive tackles. [Previous: Quarterbacks | Running Backs | Wide Receivers | Tight Ends | Defensive …

Confident Larry Johnson Knows Nose Has More Yesses Than Noes

The Ohio State defensive line was dealt a blow in the winter when starting nose tackle Tommy Togiai decided to forego his final year of eligibility and turn pro. Even though Togiai was only a starter for one year, he was part of the rotation at nose tackle for the Buckeyes since he arrived in …

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 …

Replacing Tommy Togiai: A Little On the Nose

[This is the 11th and final piece in a series looking at each of Ohio State’s key departures on offense and defense and how the Buckeyes will look to replace them. Up next, nose tackle Tommy Togiai.] Playing nose tackle, Tommy Togiai was never going to put up huge numbers, but he lived up to …

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