Ryan Day Provides Tuesday Updates On Buckeyes – Sept 21

COLUMBUS – Ohio State head coach Ryan Day met with reporters for his weekly Tuesday media availability. He answered more questions about his defense and any improvements he saw this past weekend. He also discussed quarterback CJ Stroud and his path moving forward. Defensive line coach Larry Johnson also spoke with reporters about how things …

Haskell Garrett, Taron Vincent Expect to be Dynamic Duo for Buckeyes

One of the questions heading into this season for the Buckeyes was how defensive line coach Larry Johnson would handle the deployment of defensive tackles Haskell Garrett and Taron Vincent. Ohio State has a void at nose tackle since last year’s departure of starter Tommy Togiai, and with Garrett and Vincent both being three techs …

Four-Star 2023 Defensive Tackle Derrick LeBlanc Discusses Ohio State, Camping With Larry Johnson

COLUMBUS — Attrition is a way of life in college football. Each and every year teams lose players, whether it’s to the NFL, the transfer portal, or any number of other reasons. Because of this, programs are constantly looking to stockpile talent, and Ohio State defensive line coach Larry Johnson is certainly looking to do …

Top 2023 DE Matayo Uiagalelei Talks Ohio State Visit, Larry Johnson

COLUMBUS — Ohio State has hosted dozens of the nation’s top players this month during their various one-day camps. Wednesday was no different thanks to a visit and workout from 2023 St. John Bosco (Bellflower, CA) defensive end Matayo Uiagalelei, who is the No. 15 player in the 2023 class per 247Sports. Uiagalelei, who is …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Spring Breakdown: Only the Beginning for Ohio State Defensive Ends

Snapshot Ohio State has lost starter Jonathon Cooper from this group but return everyone else and arguably the top freshman in the nation in Jack Sawyer. Seniors Tyler Friday and Tyreke Smith are experienced and hungry, while juniors Javontae Jean-Baptiste and Zach Harrison are looking to round out a talented four-man rotation. Smith might end …

Replacing Jonathon Cooper: Ends Are In Sight

[This is the fifth in a series discussing each of Ohio State’s key departures and how the Buckeyes will look to replace them. Up next, defensive end Jonathon Cooper.] Jonathon Cooper was one of the top defensive ends in the 2016 recruiting class and by the time his career was over, he was one of …

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