Buckeye Football Notebook: ‘You gotta ask Emeka about that’

Every year, Ohio State has some of the most elite athletes in college football. Despite these elite athletes, however, the Buckeyes haven’t had a punt return for a touchdown since 2014 and haven’t had a kickoff return for a touchdown since 2010. Despite the lack of touchdowns, special teams has still proven to be an …

Tony Alford Intent On Finding Snaps For Three Tailbacks This Season

The Ohio State running back room will look a bit different this year than it did a year, but there will still be plenty of familiarity returning. Leading rusher TreVeyon Henderson (1,255 yards) is back for his true sophomore season and second-leading rusher Miyan Williams (507 yards) is back for his redshirt sophomore season. Gone …

Spring Recap: Buckeye Running Backs Deep Enough, Plenty Talented

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 next week or so discussing what was learned and what still needs to happen for the Buckeyes. Up next will be the Ohio State running backs. [Previous: Quarterbacks | Linebackers | Safeties] …

Five Buckeyes On Offense 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 …

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 …

Talented Freshman Class Contributing In Major Ways For Buckeyes

It almost doesn’t matter where you look on Ohio State’s football team, you’re going to see a true freshman making an impact. The most notable of the first-year players is running back TreVeyon Henderson, who leads the team with 503 yards rushing on 53 carries. He is averaging 100.6 yards rushing per game despite carrying …

ScoopNotes: How Ready Is Quinn Ewers? Is TreVeyon Henderson Now The Starter?

Speaking with reporters Wednesday night, true freshman cornerback Denzel Burke was asked about Ohio State’s freshman class. “My freshman teammates, just wait,” he said. “They’re gonna make a name for themselves soon. Soon. You’ll see.” A couple of them have already done that, Burke being one. He became the first true freshman cornerback to start …

Buckeyes Knew TreVeyon Henderson Was Good, But This Good?

Ohio State freshman running back TreVeyon Henderson accomplished one of the goals he set for his rookie season by rushing for 277 yards in Saturday’s 41-20 win over Tulsa. No, he didn’t have that exact mark in mind, but at some point this season he did want to break Archie Griffin’s freshman record of 239 …

Grumpy Old Buckeye: Ohio State vs. Tulsa

Ohio State Head Coach Ryan Day said changes were coming. He said that there was a plan. Little of that outline on how to fix the OSU defense was on display Saturday other than Kerry Coombs being in the press box and Matt Barnes calling plays. Sure, there was a little Cover 2 and some …

Ryan Day, Buckeyes Discuss 41-20 Win Over Tulsa

COLUMBUS – Following Ohio State’s three-touchdown victory over Tulsa, Buckeye head coach Ryan Day met with reporters to discuss OSU’s 41-20 win. He was joined by several players as well. Concerns remain regarding the defense, and questions are rising regarding quarterback CJ Stroud. Day talked about all of it, including outstanding freshman running back TreVeyon …

Silver Bullets Podcast — Minnesota Rewind & Oregon Preview

The Ohio State Buckeyes have kicked off their 2021 season, getting the CJ Stroud era off to a good start with a road win over the Minnesota Golden Gophers. While it wasn’t a perfect performance, there were far more positives than negatives for a team that entered the season with a lot of question marks …

Five Predictions: Ohio State at Minnesota

The college football season is here — and more importantly, so are the Buckeyes. Ohio State kicks off Thursday night for a very anticipated road matchup with one of the top teams in the Big Ten West. There are questions upon questions for the Buckeyes, so I hope to answer a few of them with …

Buckeye Ball Carriers: Whatever It Takes, Whoever Can Do It

It’s a story as old as time — Ohio State running backs coach Tony Alford being asked every year if the Buckeyes are going to have a workhorse or if they’re going to go “running back by committee.” And every year the answer is the same, though now it’s starting to get a bit saltier. …

Ohio State Practice Insider: Buckeyes’ Depth Chart Taking Shape?

COLUMBUS — Ohio State head coach Ryan Day allowed the media to watch the entirety of Wednesday’s football practice, which will likely be our last look at the Buckeyes on the field for a couple of weeks. It was a bit of a lighter practice in that this was one of the 16 practices that …

‘Electric’ TreVeyon Henderson Impressing Ohio State Defense

This year’s freshman class at Ohio State is one of the most anticipated in school history, only made even more exciting by the late addition of defensive end JT Tuimioloau and the recent enrollment of quarterback Quinn Ewers. Ewers was the top quarterback prospect in the 2022 recruiting class, but then he reclassified to the …

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