Leading men: Ohio St's Elflein, Clemson's Boulware show way

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Coaches often talk about how the best teams have players who take ownership and convey their messages as well as they do. Ohio State center Pat Elflein and Clemson linebacker Ben Boulware are those types of players. The No. 2 Buckeyes (11-1) and No. 3 Tigers (12-1) meet Saturday in the Fiesta Bowl semifinal at University of Phoenix Stadium and it is likely...
Via Associated Press
December 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio State Football: Pat Elflein takes home the Rimington

In what has been a great season for Ohio State Football, there have been some ups and downs offensively. The Buckeyes started the season red hot, especially quarterback JT Barrett.  Nonetheless, the Bucks have had some lousy games in terms of offensive production.  There has been one man they have always been able to rely on, though. Graduate fifth-year center Pat Elflein has had...
December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Senior Spotlight – Pat Elflein

Almost an afterthought in the 2012 recruiting class, Pat Elflein has gone from relative unknown 3-star recruit to leader and captain of the Ohio State Buckeyes in his five years on campus.  He returned to Ohio State for his senior year when the majority of the class he came in with decided to head for the NFL. One might argue that getting Elflein back on campus for his senior year...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
September 04, 2016  |  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 Cry...
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December 23, 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 to...
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 Football...
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
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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