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Urban Meyer prefers the thunder. But that just sets up the lightning.
No. 4 Ohio State runs on 60 percent of its plays. Sending the tailbacks up the middle or Braxton Miller around end serve as body blows to soften a defense for what might just happen if they start to lean too heavily toward the line to stop the ground attack.
Then the Buckeyes throw deep.
''We couldn't do that last year. There were games I refused to call it because they were going to be covered and we couldn't throw it,'' Meyer said. ''This Saturday, we are going to try the same thing. That's a big part of who we are. So we would have more explosive pass plays. I don't know if I remember this many early in the season, ever.''
No fewer than 15 times, the Buckeyes have completed a touchdown pass that has covered at least 20 yards. Some were short passes turned into a big gain, but most reflect the Buckeyes' ability to throw deep passes more effectively this sea...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Ohio State Buckeyes extended their win streak under Urban Meyer – already the longest in the nation – to 17 games Saturday night. Riding a four touchdown performance from quarterback Braxton Miller, the Buckeyes outlasted a tenacious Wisconsin Badger team that just wouldn’t go away. Helping Miller, “Philly” Brown hauled in eight catches for 85 yards and two touchdowns...
Braxton Miller had plenty of people to high five following Ohio State’s big 31-24 win over Wisconsin on Saturday, so many in fact that he had to snub others. One of those to be snubbed was walk-on quarterback Reid Worstell. As Reid tried to give some love to his starting quarterback and leader, he got denied big time.
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After Ohio State's big win over Wisconsin, there were high-fives all around from Braxton Miller - except for walk-on quarterback Reid Worstell.
After being out with an knee injury, Ohio State’s Heisman contending passer Braxton Miller returned this past weekend against Wisconsin, and showed no signs of lingering injury concerns or rust. Miller boasted four touchdowns as he lead his team to victory, impressing in ways that both excited his head coach Urban Meyer as well as kept NFL scouts’ interest’s piqued as they...
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This weeks’ record…2-2. Overall my record stands at 45-5…my best pick of the week was Illinois beating Miami (OH) 38-17 and they won 50-14. My worst had to be the Gophers beating Iowa….when Iowa actually handled Minnesota quite easily 23-7.
Illinois-50 Miami (OH)-14…..CORRECT….This is what Illinois should be doing…blowing out the worst team in FBS. Oh and make...
In a tight win against Wisconsin, the Buckeye offense and defense came together in their first night game of the 2013 season.
As is the case each week, a specific Buckeye from each realm played well enough to claim the title of “Buckeye Empire Helmet Sticker Winner”.
This week, the winners were essentially unanimous.
Offensive Helmet Sticker: Braxton Miller, quarterback
It was a spectacular Saturday night in Ohio Stadium, 105,826 sat in Ohio Stadium and watched the Buckeyes drag Wisconsin to the finish and dump them in the ditch by the finish line for a 31-24 victory. We are now 5-0, we are 17-0 in the Urban Meyer era, the goal of lifting the crystal football is in tact and the universe will spin smoothly in greased grooves for another six days...
Speaking from the team meeting room at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center, Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer held his weekly conference on Monday where he talked about the Wisconsin game, the upcoming contest […]
While our staff can't write up all of our notes, we will be providing scouting notes from our staff each week to recap the past weekend. In an effort to keep them organized, we'll have all of our notes collected here every week to review throughout the year.
Scouting Notebook: Comparing Ohio State's Braxton Miller and Kenny Guiton
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Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer and quarterback Braxton Miller, safety C.J. Barnett and linebacker Curtis Grant discuss the Buckeyes' upcoming game against Northwestern.