COLUMBUS, Ohio -- There is a goal that hasn't been checked off the list yet, perhaps the only hole on the resume. Ryan Shazier is quick to point it out, too, drawing attention to seemingly the only thing the Ohio State junior hasn't done during one of the most prolific individual seasons in the country.
about 972 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
Breaking down the Ohio State roster as training camp winds down and the program turns its attention to the opener on Aug. 31 against Buffalo. DEFENSIVE LINE Top of the depth chart: Adolphus Washington and Noah Spence at end with Michael Bennett and Joel Hale on the interior Next in line: Ankle injuries in spring practice kept Tommy Schutt from making it a three-man rotation in the middle, but he is healthy now and pushing for work at tackle along with the more veteran starters.
about 1070 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The wait is over. The season might not be here yet, but football is officially returning with the start of training camp on Sunday. So after an offseason filled with questions about issues away from the field, the focus is once again back on the game itself.
about 1089 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The last of the lists is out, and Ohio State has players all over them. From the offensive line to the secondary, the Buckeyes had more than their share of representatives on the various preseason hype lists, which is no surprise given how high the team will rank collectively when the polls come out ahead of the opener in late August.
about 1100 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The wait is almost over. The season is finally creeping up again, and the annual release of preseason watch lists for the biggest awards in college football confirms it -- and helps provide a useful distraction during the final month leading up to the start of training camp.
about 1111 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The final chapter hasn't been written yet for Ohio State's senior class, and a handful of Buckeyes have a chance to author something pretty memorable. This week, we'll be looking at five players with a chance to leave a legacy with the program with one more productive season, what kind of impact they might have this fall and how they might be viewed down the road.
about 1124 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Leadership is the factor Urban Meyer always points to first with teams that accomplish something special, and it's hard to argue with somebody who already owns two national championship rings.
about 1125 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The workout itself is relatively simple, and Mike Vrabel isn't opposed to sharing it with anybody driven enough, or perhaps crazy enough, to try it. So in a high school science lab in Detroit, the Ohio State defensive line coach stands in front of a room full of campers to demonstrate how they can build their strength, improve their ability to fight off blockers and maybe get a vice-grip handshake just like that of a 14-year NFL veteran.
about 1127 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
With spring in the books for more than a month, the long march through the offseason and back to football is only beginning. But BuckeyeNation is going to keep doing its part to speed up the journey -- or at least make it more interesting.
about 1160 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
With spring practice in the books and Ohio State heading into its offseason conditioning program, BuckeyeNation is looking at the players who boosted their stock with the program during spring workouts.
about 1180 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes