John Simon flourished at the LEO position in the Ohio State defense in 2012. The standup defensive end recorded 44 tackles -- 14.5 for loss -- nine sacks and forced a fumble in his nine games for Ohio State.
about 693 days ago | Brad Bournival | Ohio State Buckeyes
Sometimes the numbers really do say it all. In leading Lombard (Ill.) Montini Catholic to its fourth consecutive 5A state championship, defensive end Dylan Thompson finished the season with 92 tackles -- 19 for loss -- 7.
about 711 days ago | Brad Bournival | NCF On The Trail
The writers at WolverineNation and BuckeyeNation put their heads together to break down the rivals' 2013 recruiting classes. They'll give readers a position-by-position look at who coaches Brady Hoke and Urban Meyer signed and, ultimately, which class edged out the other.
about 736 days ago | Brad Bournival & Chantel Jennings | Ohio State Buckeyes
Urban Meyer picked up his second junior in the trenches and raided Michigan again. This time the Buckeyes nabbed defensive end Lawrence Marshall (Southfield, Mich./Southfield) to go along with the commitment of offensive tackle Kyle Trout (Lancaster, Ohio/Lancaster) on Sunday.
about 752 days ago | Brad Bournival | NCF On The Trail
Urban Meyer likes his football team with enough defensive linemen to go from one sideline to the next. With the addition of defensive tackle Donovan Munger (Shaker Heights, Ohio/Shaker Heights), the two-time national champion coach might be able to do just that.
about 814 days ago | Brad Bournival | NCF On The Trail
Ohio State stayed on defense Sunday when it picked up its 19th commit in the class of 2013. Two days after Gareon Conley picked the Buckeyes, this one came on the defensive line as ESPN 300 defensive tackle Donovan Munger (Shaker Heights, Ohio/Shaker Heights) gave his pledge to the Buckeyes after taking his official visit to Columbus over the weekend.
about 815 days ago | Brad Bournival | NCF On The Trail
Ohio State commits sat surrounded by cement on Saturday and all they could talk about was concrete. What they saw Saturday was a foundation for an Ohio State house they hope will be strong by the time they graduate.
about 828 days ago | Brad Bournival | NCF On The Trail