ESPN Says Pat Elflein Is Ohio State’s Most-Indispensable Player In 2016

J.T. Barrett is not Ohio State’s most-indispensable player this fall, according to ESPN.  Despite the Buckeyes’ redshirt junior quarterback being the clear focal point of OSU’s offense in 2016, there is another player who’s more important, ESPN thinks.  That player: center Pat Elflein.  My pick for Ohio State’s most indispensable player? Not the Heisman candidate QB...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

OSU coach Urban Meyer thankful for returning QB and center

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) With just three returning starters on his offense, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is thankful two of them happen to be quarterback J.T. Barrett and veteran offensive lineman Pat Elflein, who will start at center. After losing most of his offensive weapons, including running back Ezekiel Elliott, and three starters from the offensive line, Meyer will look to his...
Via Associated Press
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer announces three captains for 2016

Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer has announced that linebacker Raekwon McMillan, quarterback J.T. Barrett and offensive lineman Pat Elflein will be the first three Buckeyes captains for 2016. Urban Meyer said Raekwon McMillan, Pat Elflein and J.T. Barrett will be captains next year. #GoBucks — The Buckeye Nut (@TheBuckeyeNut) January 7, 2016 Barrett...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer Has a Distinct Advantage in First Time Coaching Matchups

Joe Dexter and Clair Crawford discuss the first ever Urban Meyer vs. Brian Kelly match up in the 2016 Fiesta Bowl, Braxton Miller’s last game as a Buckeye, Pat Elflein returning in 2016, and the impact of injuries for Notre Dame this season and in the Fiesta Bowl. The post Urban Meyer Has a Distinct Advantage in First Time Coaching Matchups appeared first on The Buckeye Battle...
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December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio State Junior Offensive Lineman Pat Elflein Announces He’s Returning For Senior Season

One of Ohio State’s best underclassmen has elected to return to Columbus for his senior season.  Pat Elflein, the Buckeyes’ stud offensive lineman, announced on Twitter that he’ll be coming back for another year.  The 6-foot-3, 300-pound All-Big Ten offensive guard is a two-year starter for Urban Meyer.  With ALL focus on ND. I have decided to return for my last year &...
Via College Spun
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Pat Elflein Will Return to Ohio State for his Senior Season

The Ohio State Buckeyes will be without three starters from this year’s offensive line in 2016. One player that will not be departing though is to be senior Pat Elflein, who took to twitter on Friday night to announce that he would return to Ohio State for his final year of eligibility. With ALL focus on ND. I have decided to return for my last year & help this team achieve...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Buckeyes G Pat Elflein plans to return to school

Ohio State redshirt junior guard Pat Elflein plans on returning to school in 2016, but is still exploring options. Eric Seger of 11 Warriors reported Elflein’s decision on Twitter. Ohio State guard Pat Elflein on his future: "I'm planning on coming back, but I'm still weighing my options." — Eric Seger (@EricSeger33) December 2, 2015 There’s no doubt that Ohio State is set...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Bosa, Decker, Elflein & Elliott: ESPN All-Americans

The Worldwide Leader, The Mothership, the enemy to some, ESPN has announced their preseason college football All-America team. Four Buckeyes are included: Joey Bosa, Taylor Decker, Pat Elflein and Ezekiel Elliott. This directly from the OSU sports information office…. Bosa, Decker, Elflein & Elliott: ESPN All-Americans And Cardale Jones is on the cover of network’s College...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Penn State fans blew air horns outside Ohio State team hotel

Several of the Ohio State players may need naps before their team faces Penn State on Saturday night. Why? Because Nittany Lions fans did their best to keep the Buckeyes up all night in advance of the big game. Ohio state linebacker Darron Lee and offensive lineman Pat Elflein tweeted on Saturday morning about a...Read More
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October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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