Mariano Rivera, save the split-finger fastball. The same goes for you Rollie Fingers, with your almost unhittable slider. The best closer in the recruiting business might indeed be Ohio State coach Urban Meyer.
about 336 days ago | Brad Bournival | Ohio State Buckeyes
Heading into the new year and offseason workouts, BuckeyeNation will look at some holes left by the departing Ohio State veterans and potential candidates to fill them. LINEBACKERS Who: Neither senior was able to give a full season at linebacker, though it was an injury for one that helped open the door for the other to prove he was equally skilled on the defensive side of the ball after establishing himself as perhaps the best fullback in the Big Ten before that.
about 349 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A position-by-position look at a perfect season for Ohio State, continuing today by looking back at an up-and-down season for the guys at the second level of the defense, a group that took off after a surprising midseason addition.
about 371 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- There have been no breathers, no chances to go back to basics or work on fundamentals they way they could in training camp. Ohio State has rolled right through nine games in as many weeks, and it still won't have a bye until after it takes on Illinois on Saturday at home.
about 406 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Quick hitters from Ohio State's media luncheon on Monday as it prepares for a visit from Purdue on Saturday. Shake it up: For the time being, Zach Boren shouldn't make any plans to return to offense after shifting from fullback to linebacker and then leading the team in tackles against the Hoosiers.
about 422 days ago | austinward | Ohio State Buckeyes
6-foot-2, 230-pound four-star defensive end Jamal Marcus (Durham, N.C./Hillside) selected Ohio State on national signing day. East Carolina, Auburn, Florida, Georgia Tech, Notre Dame, Maryland, Minnesota, Duke, North Carolina State, North Carolina, Wake Forest, Clemson and Vanderbilt were his other scholarship offers.