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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 …
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Spring Breakdown: Can Ohio State Corners Get Back to Being ‘Best In America’

Snapshot Ohio State loses starting cornerback Shaun Wade from last season, but does return the other starter in Sevyn Banks. (For our purposes, we are only considering the outside cornerback positions here and will cover the “slot corner” (from here on out known as “slot safety” or “strong safety” or “box safety”) with the safeties …
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Ryan Day Elevates Matt Barnes to Secondary Coach, Parker Fleming to Special Teams Coordinator

Ohio State head coach Ryan Day announced on Wednesday that he has shifted safeties coach and special teams coordinator Matt Barnes to secondary coach and elevated special teams quality control coach Parker Fleming to special teams coordinator, thus filling the open vacancy left by the retirement of co-defensive coordinator Greg Mattison. Day said that this …