Ryan Day, Buckeyes Preview Upcoming Matchup Against Minnesota

COLUMBUS – Ohio State head coach Ryan Day met with reporters Monday afternoon to preview Thursday night’s season opener at Minnesota. He answered a number of questions about his team, the depth chart, the Gophers, and plenty of other topics that are all covered in the highlights below. Also speaking were left tackle Nick Petit-Frere, …

Teradja Mitchell Ready For Starting Role With Buckeyes

Every day until fall camp begins for Ohio State, we will profile a different Buckeye football player. Today that player is senior linebacker Teradja Mitchell. Yesterday it was wide receiver Marvin Harrison. You can find all of the daily Scoop Profiles right here. Teradja Mitchell No. 3 | Linebacker | 6-2 235 | Senior | Bishop Sullivan …

Teradja Mitchell Has Been Patient, Now ‘Ready to Ball’

Sometimes how quickly a player sees the field is all about timing. Take former Buckeye linebacker Jerome Baker for example. He was a backup as a true sophomore to start the 2016 season, but starting Will linebacker Dante Booker went down with an injury in week one. Baker stepped in and didn’t step out until …

Spring Gleaning: Still Plenty Of Questions At Linebacker For Buckeyes

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 rest of the week with what was learned and what still needs to happen. Up next will be the Ohio State linebackers. [Previous: Quarterbacks | Running Backs | Wide Receivers | Tight Ends | Defensive Ends | …

10 Observations: Spring Game Edition

Saturday was an exciting day in Ohio Stadium as the Buckeyes returned to their home field with fans in attendance for the first time in roughly 18 months. Though there was no tackling, the Spring Game did give us a glimpse at some of the young talent on the Ohio State roster so we’re giving …

Ohio State Football Notebook: ‘It just came natural to me because all I know is work’

Live At Five One of the goals for Ohio State offensive line coach Greg Studrawa between now and the season opener at Minnesota is to find the Buckeyes’ five best offensive linemen. With the current crop of OSU offensive linemen being so talented and versatile, there is no shortage of options to choose from. The …

Al Washington, Ohio State Linebackers Talk Spring Ball, Starting Opportunities

Ohio State linebackers coach Al Washington spoke with reporters on Thursday. He answered all kinds of questions about replacing four seniors and how the process is going. Also speaking were senior linebackers Dallas Gant and Teradja Mitchell. Here are the highlights of everything that was said. Al Washington — The linebackers have had a great …

Spring Breakdown: Buckeyes Need Three New Starting Linebackers

Snapshot Ohio State must replace veteran linebackers Tuf Borland, Pete Werner, Baron Browning, and Justin Hilliard, who combined for nearly 100 career starts over the years. It was a talented, experienced, and versatile group last year, and one that won’t soon be forgotten. There is versatility and talent among the linebackers returning, but the experience …

Replacing Pete Werner: Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way

Pete Werner has been one of the best, most versatile, and most underappreciated linebackers in recent Ohio State football memory. As a 3-year starter for the Buckeyes, Werner showcased his versatility in various ways over the years. His first two years starting were spent at Sam, but with much different duties in two entirely different …

Replacing Tuf Borland: Open Mike Night?

Tuf Borland was a four-year starter at middle linebacker for the Buckeyes, emerging as a redshirt freshman in 2017 in place of injured middle linebacker Chris Worley. He finished with 228 career tackles and 19 tackles for loss. Borland was a 3-time captain as voted upon by his teammates and earned Honorable Mention All-Big Ten …

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