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  1. Miller much different QB in last Illinois visit

    Austin Ward

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Even for the sake of comparison, Urban Meyer has little use for the film from 2011. The Ohio State coach wasn't around then, so it wasn't his spread offense being used. Illinois has changed coaches and changed defensively since t...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  2. Meyer looks for more memories at NU

    Austin Ward

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The motivational techniques were working even then, regardless of how well they were nationally known. The spread offense was putting up crazy numbers, despite the fact Bowling Green didn't settle on one starting quarterback unti...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  3. H-back key as OSU offense evolves

    Austin Ward

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Perhaps lost in the hoopla before the arrival of Urban Meyer's spread offense at Ohio State, then overlooked when the scoreboard started lighting up on the way to a perfect record, was a secret about the vaunted attack. The passi...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  4. Heuerman's role at TE no joke

    Austin Ward

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Jeff Heuerman has jokes. Such as, where do the tight ends rank among the numerous weapons in Ohio State's dangerous spread offense, led by the reigning Big Ten Player of the Year? "First," a smiling Heuerman said. "Ahead of Br...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  5. Why Jeb Blazevich fits at Ohio State

    Brad Bournival

    It all started for Urban Meyer at Ohio State as a tight ends coach. While the tight end isn't a big position of need in Meyer's spread offense, Jeb Blazevich (Charlotte, N.C./Charlotte Christian) might be a perfect fit for the Buckeyes. Aaron H...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  6. Poll position: Buckeyes back in top 10

    Austin Ward

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The top two challengers in the poll have been dispatched, the record is still perfect and the spread offense is starting to fire on all cylinders. That is apparently more than enough evidence for voters to put Ohio State back in ...

    Blog | October 07, 2012
  7. Halftime analysis: Ohio St. 35, Nebraska 24

    Austin Ward

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Urban Meyer won his Big Ten debut with a hard-nosed defense. If the Ohio State coach is going to stay unbeaten in the league, it will be up to his spread offense. The Buckeyes exploded after a sloppy start with four touchdow...

    Blog | October 06, 2012
  8. Ohio State Buckeyes finally get spread offense on track

    Austin Ward

    It took a while for the Ohio State Express to get up to speed, but there was no stopping Urban Meyer's spread offense once it did in a 63-38 rout of a ranked Nebraska team.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2012
  9. Philly Brown of Ohio State Buckeyes needs more YAC

    Austin Ward

    Philly Brown gave OSU 12 receptions on Saturday, but he needs to turn them into more than 84 yards.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2012
  10. Ohio State Buckeyes searching for methods to increase pass rush

    Austin Ward

    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.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2012
  11. Clean it up: Penalties, turnovers irk Meyer

    Austin Ward

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The standard was perhaps set a bit too high. Ohio State was close to perfect in two crucial areas in its first game in the spread offense, with just one penalty that seemed to bother Urban Meyer and no turnovers at all to worry a...

    Blog | September 08, 2012
  12. Instant analysis: OSU 56, Miami (Ohio) 10

    Austin Ward

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Urban Meyer era is officially under way, and he delivered almost exactly what Ohio State fans wanted in his debut. The no-huddle, spread offense delivered touchdowns in a hurry. The defense was hard-nosed and relentless in pu...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  13. Ohio State Buckeyes defense faces challenge in defending spread o...

    Austin Ward

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2012
  14. Defense also embracing faster tempo

    Austin Ward

    The Ohio State offense doesn't plan to slow down for anybody during the season. It's certainly not going to take a foot off the gas in training camp, either. While the Buckeyes get used to a faster pace with their new spread offense, the player...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  15. Ohio State Buckeyes depth chart analysis of offensive linemen for...

    Austin Ward

    Breaking down the 2012 Ohio State offensive line depth chart, a position in which players must navigate through many changes after the switch to the spread offense.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2012
  16. Meyer: Brown an option for Hall's role

    Austin Ward

    Urban Meyer publicly identified one candidate for Jordan Hall's role in the spread offense. The Ohio State coach also isn't ruling out the possibility that Hall himself could still be the guy after the senior had surgery last week for a cut tendon...

    Blog | July 05, 2012