As Jordan Hall tries to absorb everything the coaching staff is throwing at him, it only took one day of spring practice for him to show how productive his move to the Pivot position could be.
Before the freshmen arrive, Adolphus Washington, Jordan Hall and Curtis Grant look to claim big roles with the 2013 Ohio State Buckeyes in 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.
Urban Meyer sends a loud and clear message to his defense that its effort on Saturday won't be good enough going forward.
While Carlos Hyde hasn't exactly been the fastest getting out of the blocks lately, the Buckeyes have had their patience rewarded by continuing to feed him carries until he's got a full head of steam.
Running back Jordan Hall returned from injury against Cal to decent success, and he can expect more of the rushing load going foreward.
With Carlos Hyde joining the ranks of the wounded and Jordan Hall still uncertain for Saturday, Ohio State is scrambling to get three backs ready for California this week.
Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Braxton Miller rushes the ball 27 times against UCF, an alarming total that Urban Meyer admits is too many hits.
Ohio State Buckeyes running back Carlos Hyde says he is putting his roller-coaster sophomore season behind him as he prepares to start the season as the featured running back.
Ohio State Buckeyes fullback Zach Boren, who lost 25 pounds in the offseason, could fill a unque hybrid role in Ohio State's offense
Breaking down the 2012 Ohio State wide receivers depth chart, a position of concern as the team enters camp.
Breaking down the 2012 Ohio State running backs: Jordan Hall, Carlos Hyde and others
Brionte Dunn could seize an expanded role in the Ohio State offense
Jordan Hall, No. 1 on Ohio State's depth chart at running back, will be out for about 10 weeks after undergoing surgery on Friday for a cut on the bottom of his right foot.