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Braxton Miller To Play At Receiver Position At Ohio State

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In an interview with Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated, Braxton Miller announced his plans to switch from playing quarterback to playing in the receiver position for Ohio State. Miller was originally to have competed for the starting QB slot with J.T. Barrett and Cardale Jones.

Miller first discussed the possibility of the switch with the team's strength coach in April. He approached coach Urban Meyer with the idea one month later. Within a couple weeks, he was meeting J.T. Barrett on the practice field after sunset to practice catching balls. Miller missed the entire last season due to a shoulder injury and was secretly looking for a fallback plan.

Miller will play H-back, which is a hybrid receiver position, next season. He plans to spend 20% of the time during training camp as a quarterback and the other 80% as a receiver, in case he decides to try making a comeback as a quarterback. Miller estimates he would need two more months to be fully ready to quarterback, so right now he is focused on the receiver position.

7/27/2015 12:28:46 PM
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Nick Saban Defends Sugar Bowl Comments

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Nick Saban, the Head Coach for Alabama's Crimson Tide, came under heavy fire for his comments made at the SEC media day event following the Sugar Bowls playoffs. His comments were made regarding recent changes to first-round draft picks.

The comments came after the Crimson Tide lost the brutal playoff game against Ohio State, and Saban has been accused of not accepting ownership for the loss, choosing instead to focus on the rule changes to the draft grades.

7/21/2015 10:10:26 AM
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Moretti Commits To Ohio State

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One of the top 100 offensive tackles in the country, Jake Moretti, decided to play for Ohio State.

This was an excellent 4th of July gift for the Buckeyes' directors and players. Moretti ranks number 64 in the 2017 class of high-school offensive tackles.
This young talented star had a number of offers from several notable colleges. He even had the opportunity to choose an offer from Colorodo, which would have been close to his hometown.

Ohio State is looking forward to receiving Moretti because he has attributes that will work in their favor. On top of being 6-foot-5 and 270 pounds, he is also extremely athletic and capable of carrying over 300 pounds.

7/5/2015 9:30:24 PM
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Marcelys Jones Leaving Ohio State

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Earlier in the week, a rumor began on Scout.com about Offensive Line Marcelys Jones would not be in the program at Ohio State any longer and today that was confirmed by a spokesman.

At 315 pounds and 6'4", Jones is exploring additional options so that he may continue his college football career. According to the spokesman, the departure was "mutual."

After failing to show up for summer workouts both Monday and Tuesday without informing the coaches, his leaving seemed likely. Close sources say that decision, however, wasn't finalized until today.

7/5/2015 9:23:42 PM
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Miller In Good Health And Ready To Play QB Position

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Bucknuts24/7 received exciting news from insiders who work closely with Ohio State. According to these sources, QB Braxton Miller recovered fully, and he will be able to throw the football without a problem. Miller recently received surgery to repair an injured shoulder that was giving him trouble.

A few weeks ago, Miller was complaining about pain coming from his throwing shoulder during a practice session. After examining his shoulder, the sources within his camp identified the injury as nothing more than soreness and discomfort. Since this incident, the Urban Meyer publicly stated that Miller is in great condition, and he is ready to compete for this year's starting quarterback position.

6/13/2015 9:57:26 PM
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Mack Reveals His Commitment To Ohio State University

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Austin Mack is ready to break his silence and he wants everyone to know that he is committed to playing for Ohio State University for the 2016 season.

Mack, who is from Fort Wayne (Ind.), learned both on and off the field throughout his high school career in training at AWP. Last summer, the Hoosier State standout made the decision to honor his mentors by announcing his college commitment at RAS camp.

During the third annual RAS camp, Mack finally spoke out. He will be attending Ohio State to play for the Buckeyes.

6/8/2015 2:57:20 PM
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Drue Chrisman Is The Buckeyes Punter of the Future

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Drue Chrisman had a number of scholarship offers including BYU, Florida State, Indiana, UCLA and Kentucky but he selected Ohio State as his college today. Kerry Coombs recruited the Cincinnati LaSalle punter for the Buckeyes and made an in home visit back on May 1st. Considered the best punter in the country, Chrisman decided to stay close to home. Florida State and BYU got overnight visits from Chrisman before he made his final decision. He unofficially visited the Buckeyes on April 18th for their Spring game.

5/5/2015 3:39:14 PM
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Malik Barrow Has Committed To The Buckeyes

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Defensive specialist Malik Barrow has just committed to playing for Ohio State. It was a decision that became clear to him following his meeting with Coach Urban Meyer which also including his parents. He's going to Columbus for college to tick off everything on his checklist: brilliant coaches, a competitive football program, and an excellent school. He is extremely pleased with his choice.

Barrow watched the Buckeyes play a Spring football game with his family to celebrate his decision but it wasn't his first time on the campus. He went to OSU last year during summer to participate in a training camp. It was there that the coaching staff first saw his skills up-close. Both parties must have liked what they saw as they are now together for good. Barrow is a nationally ranked defensive end who never fails to frustrate his opponents. At Ohio State, he will be playing defensive tackle.

4/23/2015 11:16:15 AM
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Coach Meyer Clears Up Rumors Over Jamel Dean

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Jamel Dean was one of the early enrollees of the Ohio State program so his entry into the Buckeyes was expected by many. However, OSU's medical staff did not give him the clearance he needed to join the team. Thus he was effectively disqualified and people have been asking why ever since. Some were quick to defend the medical staff's decision while others accused them of playing a numbers game.

Coach Urban Meyer has finally made his comment on the matter to put the issue at rest. He said that he was definitely not happy when he heard about the DQ either but he went on to defend Ohio State in their decision. For his part, he was simply trying to help Dean with an athletic scholarship.

4/21/2015 3:57:01 PM
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Meyer Now Second Highest Paid Coach In College Football

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The stakes are getting higher the college football leagues and every team is looking to do whatever it takes to get stronger. Ohio State football is already known as one of the best in the country and it just strengthened its position by renewing the contract of Coach Urban Meyer. He is now bound to stay with the school up to the 2020 season.

Meyer's new contract gives him $6.5 million a year which is a handsome improvement over his previous annual take of $4.9 million. Thanks to his success in the previous season culminating in last year's national title, he was able to negotiate the increase with the powers that be. Meyer and the Buckeyes had an impressive 3 seasons going 38-3.

4/21/2015 3:48:15 PM
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Ohio State Comes Back To Spring Camp

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Spring break offers much needed rest for everyone but getting back into the swing of things tends to be a little tricky. The Ohio State football team certainly felt the rust when they had their first practice after the break. They were in full pads Tuesday morning in Spring Camp as Coach Urban Meyer looked on in dismay. He acknowledged that the performance was not up to par with the offensive line being particularly uninspiring.

Yet the coach is still upbeat on his team, even providing additional rest for guys who have seen a lot of action in previous games and practice sessions. Meyer says that they are being more sensitive to the needs of student-athletes and are trying to reduce the risk of injury. The limited practice time applies to those in the 2000-rep club. Among them are Joey Bosa, Tyvis Powell, Josh Perry, Nick Vannett, Taylor Decker and Pat Elflein.

4/10/2015 2:18:19 PM
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Reeves, Tanner and Bogard Finish Careers With Injuries

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Three promising Ohio State football players with end their football careers due to ongoing injury issues. Devan Bogard, a junior special teams player, has had three major knee injuries during his career at Ohio State and is unable to continue playing. Ron Tanner, a fourth year safety, injured his foot this last season in the game against Cincinnati and it will not heel. And Armani Reeves, a junior starting nickel back, has ongoing anxiety from concussions he has suffered. The players will remain on scholarship but will not count against the schools limit because of a medical hardship waiver. The defensive backfield will need to promote some younger players this coming fall to fill the gaps left.

3/4/2015 9:18:40 AM
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Devin Smith Is Projected As a First Round NFL Selection

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Devin Smith finished the season with a team high 931 yards receiving and 12 touchdowns and is now being considered a first round pick in the Spring NFL draft. Always the big player receiver, he really caught fire against Wisconsin in the Big Ten Championship, catching 3 touchdowns on 4 passes for 137 yards. Cardale Jones was starting for the first time and having Smith out there catching big touchdowns, made his work a lot easier. Smith is now at the NFL combine and is having a hard time believing how high he has moved up the board for a number of teams.

2/20/2015 3:51:05 PM
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Tony Alford Sees Opportunity At Ohio State

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Tony Alford saw the opportunity at Ohio State to develop from a running backs coach into a head coach under Urban Meyer, and that is one reason he took the running backs coach position with the Buckeyes. A Notre Dame RBs coach the last six years, Alford is taking over the OSU job today after Stan Drayton moved onto the NFL. Also a recruiting coordinator for the Fighting Irish, the Colorado State running back turned coach, hopes to learn under Meyer and develop into a head coach. His recruiting skills led Notre Dame to have the 6th best recruiting class in the country this year.

2/9/2015 10:21:03 AM
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Damon Arnette Makes Last Minute Switch to Ohio State

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Florida St Thomas Aquinas recruit Damon Arnette was committed to the South Carolina Gamecocks before an official visit to Columbus this past weekend. After the visit the defensive back switched from SC to Ohio State and is ready to sign with the Buckeyes on Wednesday, National Signing Day. Minutes after the visit he still favored South Carolina but over the next two days he made the decision that OSU was a better place for him to be. Michigan finished 3rd, much better than their season in the Big Ten.

2/3/2015 3:26:25 PM
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