In what looks to be one of the best football recruiting classes in school history, Ohio State dipped heavily into the state of Texas to add talent.
Of the 20 players committed to Ohio State, five come from Texas, including the nation's top cornerback Jeffrey Okudah and Baron Browning, the nation's top outside linebacker. Both Browning and Okudah are already enrolled in classes in Columbus.
Another Texas stand out in the class is junior college transfer Kendall Sheffield. With Ohio State light on cornerbacks following the early departure of Gareon Conley and Marshon Lattimore, Sheffield will have a good opportunity to get early playing time.To read more or comment...
Ohio State is moving quick to revamp its coaching staff following a 31-0 loss in the Fiesta Bowl to Clemson.
On Tuesday the school announced the hiring of Ryan Day as quarterbacks coach. He'll also work as a coordinator according to Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports.
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GLENDALE, Ariz.: Billy Price has so much respect for the road Pat Elflein took at Ohio State that he decided to follow the same path.
Price, the Buckeyes’ All-America right guard, said after a 31-0 loss to Clemson Saturday night in the College Football Playoff semifinal at the University of Phoenix Stadium that he will return for his senior season and take over for Elflein at center.
“That’s what the coaches decided. I told them whatever best to help the team,” said Price, a graduate of Austintown Fitch.
Elflein, a three-time all-Big Ten Conference first team selection at guard, switched to center for his final season and won the Rimington Award and was named a unanimous All-American.To read more or comment...
Following the departure of Luke Fickell, Ohio State is adding a coach to the football staff.
The school announced the addition of Bill Davis as assistant coach, but his exact role will be determined after the season. Davis is an NFL veteran, and last worked as defensive coordinator for the Philadelphia Eagles from 2013 to 2015. He was the linebackers coach for the Cleveland Browns for the 2011 and 2012 seasons.
Davis has been working as an analyst for Ohio State this season. Now the question becomes whether or not the longtime NFL coach can recruit in college.To read more or comment...