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He’s probably come the furthest. He was the furthest away from (in terms of the) day-to-day, treating yourself like a professional player in what you have to do. He didn’t do it, but he has to learn that. The one thing he’s always had though is competitiveness. If you said, ‘We’re going to do a pull-up test.’ He wants to know who got the most and then he’s going to get the most. If we’re racing, he wants to know who had the fastest time and then he’ll beat it. But the day-to-day grind, he’s had a hard time learning it but I’ve seen him grow up just in the last five months, in the last two months. We have the off-season program and then we have spring break and then you see a little difference in him. Then you have the spring football part and then you have a break, and when he came back from this May-mester, he’s completely different this month of May than he was in January. I just think he’s maturing and getting older. He starting to buy into everything. Coach talks about him knowing the offense now. If they call a play, he just doesn’t know what the wide receiver he’s supposed to throw to does, he knows the protections, he knows the backside. He knows what the running back is doing. Now he understands the why. He was just so laid-back. I had to learn patience with him. I have ants in my pants. I’m used to quarterbacks—Jarious Jackson, Brady Quinn, Chris Leak, Tim Tebow—they’re all workout guys. With him, he was just so laid-back, it was like ‘whoa, whoa, whoa,’ I wasn’t used to that. That’s his personality. You gotta get over that, but he’s different right now. Back 20 years ago, I would’ve thrown stuff at him. He’s a great kid. I love him. He’s starting to be a leader now. He’s developing some of those leadership skills. — Ohio State men’s football assistant coach Mickey Marotti, in a lengthy, recommended piece by CBS’ Bruce Feldman, on the improvement of Buckeyes quarterback Braxton Miller. In 2012, the Buckeyes quarterback threw for 2,039 yards to go with 15 touchdowns and six interceptions. A dual-threat, he 1,271 yards and 13 touchdowns on the ground. Miller and the Buckeyes will enter Year 2 of the Urban Meyer era, their first season together where the team is eligible for a BCS bowl. On Monday, the Buckeyes were ranked second by long-time NCAA football analyst Phil Steele. Miller’s improvement from the team’s 12-0 2012 season will be integral in their success in 2013. [Related: Scott Raab on LeBron James, “The Block,” Josh Gordon, Chris Perez and more]

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Racing helmet styled after Ohio State football helmet

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Buckeyes Land Kentucky Kicker

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Berry Enjoys Ohio State's Camp

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Buckeyes’ tenth verbal for 2014 class has monster leg

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Ohio State One-Day Recap

Ohio State held their first camp of the year on Sunday and that allowed his to see a number of rising seniors who will be playing on Saturdays, including some Buckeye commits. We also had a chance to see a handful of underclassmen who could be among the best in the country.

Kenny Guiton’s locker has a Kenny G photo on it, because that’s awesome

Ohio State quarterback Kenny Guiton has a picture of Kenny G on his locker, which is just phenomenal.

OSU 1-Day Camp: Smokehouse Results

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OSU Camp: Brady Taylor

Sunday's camp at Ohio State featured several top flight offensive linemen, including several holding BCS offers. Columbus Bishop Ready tackle Brady Taylor impressed with his performance.

Class of 2014 Big Ten Recruiting Rankings: June 12th, 2013

We posted our final class of 2013 recruiting rankings last month and with 13 prospects already committed to Big Ten schools its time to unveil our first batch of 2014 rankings. Ohio State is out to a massive early lead but several other schools have already reeled in quality prospects. Thanks to Trent Montemayor for compiling the data. Rank 247 Comp. School # Commits Rivals Avg...

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  A three-time letterman at Ohio State (’68, ’69, ’70), Jan White was a member of some of the greatest Buckeye football teams ever.  An eventual OSU Athletic Hall of Fame inductee (1988), White was a 1st team All-American in 1970.  Originally recruited as a wide receiver, his friends told him Woody was a “3 yards and a cloud of dust man,” that he’d “never catch a...
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