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.
Ohio State has the talent and depth in its secondary to make packages with extra defensive backs a staple of its playbook, and tje Buckeyes certainly won't hesitate to play to their strengths.
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.
Joshua Perry understands he needs to study more in order to be more effective on the field for the Ohio State Buckeyes.
Cornelius Greene justified Woody Hayes' choice of him as the first black QB in OSU history when he led the Buckeyes to an undefeated season capped by a Rose Bowl victory.
Curtis Grant arrived at Ohio State with a lot of hype but has very little to show for it through two seasons. With another chance at MLB, he knows that now is his time to shine.
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.
The positives have outweighed the negatives for Ohio State coach Urban Meyer in the six weeks since the end of the season and the beginning of the team's strength and conditioning program.
Urban Meyer says the Buckeyes will be hurt by missing the 15 or so bowl practices they otherwise would have had this month.
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.
Sophomore tight end Jeff Heuerman stepped in and performed admirably at fullback, allowing Zach Boren to help the defense at the dangerously thin linebacker position.
Even though the Ohio State Buckeyes' defense nor Zach Boren turned in anything close to a perfect game in a 52-49 win over Indiana, it doesn't appear a return to fullback will be coming any time soon.
Storm Klein has come back from an offseason arrest and dismissal from the team to be a key contributor on the defense.
The Buckeyes located their pass rush bot forget how to tackle in the narrow victory over California, which Urban Meyer plans to address with more contact in practice.
Facing Urban Meyers' new spread offense in practice should provide dividends for the Ohio State Buckeyes' defense when it faces the spread offense of Miami (Ohio) this Saturday.