Posted August 07, 2012 on
The first day of full-squad training camp Monday allowed Urban Meyer his first chance to have the whole 2012 Ohio State football team together. For Meyer, it wasn't just about his own return or his shiny new toys and their shiny silver helmets. It was about what his toy collection might look like a Christmas -- er, Signing Day -- or two from now.

Meyer says Buckeyes won't settle for average

Urban Meyer spent Monday's first full team practice at Ohio State not watching what players did so much as looking at their faces. Meyer, hired to take over the NCAA-sanctioned program last November, said by looking inside his players' facemasks he could tell who was really working hard - and who was just trying to get by. Average, he said, won't be tolerated on this...

Receivers Trying To Move Forward

Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer scoffed at the fact that the Buckeyes leading wide receiver last year had only 14 catches. Meyer, however, has been blunt when describing that stat as unacceptable. The wide receiver room says they're determined to make the struggles at the position a thing of the distant past.

2012 Pre-Season Preview: #19 Ohio State Buckeyes

2011 Record: (6-7, 3-5 in Big Ten) Head Coach: Urban Meyer (First year at Ohio State, 104-23 All-Time) Last Bowl Game: 2011 season Gator Bowl: lost to Florida 24-17 2011 Preview 2011 Exit Survey   Schedule Glimpse: 2012 Schedule Link Must Win: 9/1 vs Miami (OH), 9/8 vs UCF, 9/22 vs UAB, 10/13 at Indiana Revenge: 9/29 at Mich St, 10/6 vs Nebraska, 10/20 vs Purdue, 10/27...

Buckeyes heavy on youngsters to usher in new era

It's a fresh start for Ohio State. As it turns out, a lot of the players expected to usher the Buckeyes into a new era are also just starting out - and are fresh faces. So far, first-year coach Urban Meyer and the rest of his staff prefer effort and competitiveness over age and experience. The young guys may run the wrong way, but they do it with abandon. The coaches love...

Meyer Happy With First Full Day of Fall Camp

Ohio State's veterans and freshmen practiced together for the first time Monday afternoon and gave new head coach Urban Meyer plenty to smile about. He saw progress on offense during the opening session and gave several personnel updates after practice.

Bennett Fighting Way To Starting Role

On a defensive line that boasts plenty of talent, sophomore Michael Bennett has emerged as solid contributor for the Buckeyes. A taekwondo black belt, Bennett has shown plenty of flexibility in his time at Ohio State.

Kentucky QB on Friday Night Lights

Rising junior Drew Barker has been hearing from Ohio State a lot lately. The quarterback recently attended the Buckeyes' first Friday Night Lights camp. Check out his thoughts on the experience.

ACC/Big Ten Challenge Schedule Announced

North Carolina at Indiana, N.C. State at Michigan and Ohio State at Duke highlight the 2012 ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
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