Spring Recap: Buckeye Linebackers Taking To New Defense

Now that spring football is over, it’s time to look back at exactly what we just saw. We’ll be going over each position group for the next two weeks discussing what was learned and what still needs to happen for the Buckeyes. Up first will be the Ohio State linebackers. Quick Position Overview The Buckeyes …

Steele Chambers Happy With First Season At Linebacker, Ready For Much More In 2022

One day it may be possible to talk about Ohio State linebacker Steele Chambers without mentioning that he spent his first two years as a Buckeye at running back, but that day is not today. The 2021 season was Chambers’ first as a Buckeye linebacker, but he didn’t even make the move until the summer. …

Making the case: Who should Ohio State choose to wear the Block O jersey in 2022?

The Ohio State football program has many popular traditions that go back decades, but it’s one of the most recent ones that we’re going to discuss today. Who should wear the Block O jersey for the Buckeyes for the 2022 season? The tradition, started just a couple of years ago for the 2020 season, honors …

Steele Chambers’ Advice To DeaMonte Trayanum? ‘Don’t look back’

It’s not every day a running back transfers to a school in order to play linebacker, but that’s what Arizona State’s DeaMonte Trayanum chose to do last month when he announced that he would be transferring to Ohio State for the 2022 season. Trayanum was an All-State linebacker at Akron Hoban, but chose the offensive …

Buckeye Defense Right Back On The Horse Against Physical Utah Offense

LOS ANGELES — If at first you don’t succeed, try tackling again. That’s what the Ohio State defense will be doing on Saturday in the 2022 Rose Bowl against a Utah offense that is about as physical as a short-tempered bouncer in the angriest bar on the block. The Utes are as comfortable playing three …

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 …

Silver Bullets Podcast — Purdue Rewind & Sparty Preview

Ohio State didn’t have nearly as much trouble with the Purdue Boilermakers as we expected. Despite some defensive concerns in a game that was basically over at halftime, there wasn’t much to be upset about with a 59-31 win over the 19th-ranked team in the country. Chip Minnich and I broke down the game, which …

Grumpy Old Buckeye: Ohio State at Nebraska

Ohio State visited Lincoln on Saturday looking to get the offense back on track after some red zone struggles against Penn State. The Huskers have a statistically good defense in the red zone but have struggled at times defending other areas of the field. That’s a longwinded way of saying that Nebraska generally may give …

Grumpy Old Buckeye: Ohio State vs. Penn State

Ohio State hosted Penn State in what appeared to be a much less interesting game than originally thought after the Nittany Lions lost to Iowa and Illinois, and had an apparently wounded quarterback in Sean Clifford. But Clifford was feeling much better this week, and played like it, and the visitors raised the level of …

ScoopNotes: Confidence Building All Over For Buckeyes

Confidence without experience is better known as arrogance. It takes actual experience — and success – for real confidence to set in. Over the course of the first half of this season the Buckeyes have gained experience, and the confidence — both individually and as a collective program — has increased. The results on the …

Silver Bullets Podcast — Akron Rewind & Rutgers Preview

Ohio State went out and walloped the Akron Zips 59-7 with a backup quarterback and so everything is obviously fixed and there are no issues whatsoever with the team now because that’s how it works, right? RIGHT?! OK, perhaps not, but even a normal group of Buckeyes would likely have won this game with a …

Position Move Adds Intrigue to Steele Chambers’ Future at Ohio State

Every day until fall camp begins for Ohio State, we will profile a different Buckeye football player. Today that player is redshirt sophomore linebacker Steele Chambers. Yesterday it was defensive end JT Tuimoloau. You can find all of the daily Scoop Profiles right here. Steele Chambers No. 22 | Linebacker | 6-1 220 | Redshirt Sophomore | …

Bell Cow or Committee, Only Winning Matters for Tony Alford

There are many schools of thought in college football. Almost as many schools as actually play the sport, in fact. When it comes to running backs, some people believe it’s best to have one guy you can rely on. Others, however, think a committee works best because no one back has to handle the entire …

Spring Gleaning: Buckeye Running Backs As Deep As Ever

Now that spring football is over, it’s time to look back at exactly what we just saw. We’ll go over each position group over the next two weeks with what was learned and what still needs to happen. Up next will be the Ohio State running backs. [Previous: Quarterbacks | Defensive Ends] Quick Position Overview The …

With Increased Confidence, Steele Chambers Could Challenge for Significant Role

Last spring was going to be a showcase for Ohio State redshirt freshman running back Steele Chambers. With both Master Teague and Marcus Crowley recovering from injuries, Chambers was in line for a ton of reps because he was the only healthy scholarship running back remaining for the Buckeyes. Before he could take advantage of …

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