Noah Spence's daily battles with All-Big Ten offensive tackle Jack Mewhort have been eye-opening, as the rising sophomore defensive end is showing star potential in Ohio State spring practice.
There are holes on the Ohio State Buckeyes' depth chart for spring practice, but the biggest in coach Urban Meyer's mind is in leadership.
Ohio State Buckeyes defensive end John Simon will leave a legacy of hard work, leadership and perhaps an undefeated season if Ohio State beats Michigan.
Wisconsin's overpowering rushing offense, led by senior Montee Ball, is set to collide with an Ohio State rush defense that's second in the Big Ten in a high-impact fashion.
Senior captain John Simon gave his all on the field against Cal then delivered an emotional speech in the locker room.
Sure Ohio State went undefeated in its nonconference games, including a 29-15 win over UAB on Saturday. But the Buckeyes found a few more things to work on before opening Big Ten play.
Ohio State counted on having one of the most potent pass rushes in the nation. While it could still happen, the going has been slow during the first two games.
Defensive line coach Mike Vrabel has a problem, but it's a good one: The Buckeyes have almost too much depth in their front four.
Ohio State Buckeyes sophomore middle linebacker Curtis Grant is working on the mental side of game to live up to his potential.
Purdue has upset Ohio State in two of the last three years heading into their 2012 matchup on Oct. 20
Breaking down the 2012 Ohio State defensive line depth chart, a position in which the Buckeyes should be among the best groups in the country.
Mickey Marotti is a lot more more than a strength coach to Ohio State Buckeyes players
Urban Meyer doesn't believe he'll need gimmicks to lead Buckeyes through bowl-less season
Topics Buckeyes representatives are likely to hear this week in Chicago