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Tommy Togiai, Tyreke Smith Among 13 Buckeyes Out For National Title Game

Half of Ohio State’s starting defensive line will miss the national championship game against Alabama Monday night. Nose tackle Tommy Togiai and defensive end Tyreke Smith are listed as unavailable in Ohio State’s availability report just released. Togiai had a season-high four solo tackles in the semifinal win over Clemson while also breaking up a …
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Kerry Coombs, Jonathon Cooper, Buckeye Defense Discuss Challenges of Clemson Offense

The Ohio State defense had its turn with the media on Tuesday to preview this weekend’s Sugar Bowl against Clemson. Defensive coordinator Kerry Coombs, cornerback Shaun Wade, defensive end Jonathon Cooper, defensive tackles Tommy Togiai and Haskell Garrett, and linebackers Justin Hilliard and Pete Werner. Here are the highlights of everything that was said. Defensive …