Six Freshmen to Redshirt?

Six Freshmen to Redshirt?

Ohio State’s talented freshman class made a major impact on the field this season, led by J.K Dobbins on offense, and by Chase Young showing flashes on defense. But six freshmen have played zero snaps and stand ready for redshirts: Jerron Cage (DT), Wyatt Davis (G), Ellijah Gardiner (WR), Tate Martell (QB), Josh Myers (G),…

The Lake Travis QB Factory

The Lake Travis QB Factory

Away from the the eyes of those closely watching recruiting rankings, quarterback Matthew Baldwin — Ohio State’s newest commit — has stormed the scene in Texas. He’s done so at the highest level of Texas football, at Lake Travis, outside of Austin. Lake Travis’ major export is FBS quarterbacks. Baldwin will be the seventh Lake Travis quarterback…

OSU Lands Texas Quarterback

OSU Lands Texas Quarterback

As the journey of one quarterback from Texas ends at OSU, another begins. The Buckeyes landed a commitment from three-star Lake Travis quarterback Matthew Baldwin. Baldwin is a 6-2, 195 pound pro-style quarterback, who chose the Buckeyes after decommitting from Colorado State in November. Baldwin threw for 41 touchdowns against 6 interceptions accounting for more…

Five-Star Recruit Decommits from Buckeyes

Five-Star Recruit Decommits from Buckeyes

Ohio State’s top-ranked recruiting class took a step back yesterday after five-star defensive end Brenton Cox decommitted from the 2018 class. Cox, No. 13 recruit in the entire class, re-opened his recruiting after visiting Alabama this past weekend. The decommitment leaves the Buckeyes without a defensive end for the 2018 class. Tom VanHaaren with more.…

OSU Lands Blue Chip Safety

OSU Lands Blue Chip Safety

The Buckeyes reeled in a commitment from Tyreke Johnson, a four-star safety from Jacksonville, Florida. Johnson was one of the top remaining targets for OSU’s 2018 class. The pledge gives the Buckeyes 19 commitments in their loaded top-ranked recruiting class that includes four five-star pledges, and 14 four-stars. The commitment also continues the pipeline of…

Snubbed

Snubbed

The College Football Playoff Committee selected Alabama over Ohio State for the No. 4 seed in the playoff under the justification that the Tide were ‘unequivocally better’ than the Buckeyes. The controversial selection sent Ohio State to face USC in the Cotton Bowl in Jerryworld. How did Urban Meyer take the news? “I sunk in…

Is Ohio State in? Probably.

In equal parts explosive and sloppy, the Buckeyes jumped on the Badgers early then hung on late to win their first Big Ten Championship since 2014. Are the Buckeyes in the playoff? Probably. The Committee last week noted that teams ranked 5 through 8 were close in their eyes (or in committee jargon, considered ‘comparable’).…