Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 4/5/12
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Five practices and a little over a week into spring practice, we don't know a whole lot about these new Ohio State Buckeyes. In what's become football-speak along the lines of "we need all 11 guys" and "the game is won in the trenches," the Ohio State defense is ahead of the offense at this point. In both of new coach Urban Meyer's winnerloser days, the defense has won. "They'd better win," Meyer said. The Buckeyes are wearing pads and making progress. From two short Meyer news conferences, he seems to really like his defensive line and his top concern seems to be his offensive line. That's good and bad. Games are won in the trenches, remember? Meyer said Ohio State's first-string offensive line has been "adequate." As for the backups? "We have a problem," he said. The defensive line is strong and due to get stronger when several highly-touted freshmen arrive in June. For now, it's a veteran group with both established and emerging talent. Sophomore Mich...
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