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 …

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 …

Tommy Eichenberg Made Most of Busy Spring

Every day until fall camp begins for Ohio State, we will profile a different Buckeye football player. Today that player is redshirt sophomore linebacker Tommy Eichenberg. Yesterday it was running back Miyan Williams. Tommy Eichenberg No. 35 | Linebacker | 6-2 235 | Redshirt Sophomore | St. Ignatius High School | Cleveland, Ohio How’d He …

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 | …

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 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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