It wasn't always pretty, but Ohio State got a 38-0 win over Hawaii in its home opener, improving to 2-0 on the young season.
Head caoch Urban Meyer acknowledged the struggles the Buckeyes faced, but didn't downplay the value of a win no matter the circumstances.
Safety Vonn Bell led a strong performance from the Buckeye defense, registering an interception and a fumble recovery for a touchdown. The junior adressed his play and the work of the defense generally.
Ohio State registered four sacks in the victory and two came from linebacker Darron Lee. The sophomore spoke about the pressure the front seven was able to generate against the Rainbow Warriors.
Defensive coordinator Luke Fickell spoke about hte strong play of his units and the efforts the Buckeyes are getting from first-time contributors.
One of those first-time contributors is cornerback Gareon Conley. The sophomore recorded his first career interception in the win.
Ohio State cornerbacks coach Kerry Coombs praised the play of Conley and all the young members of his unit.
Captain Joshua Perry also spoke about the strong day from Conley and the performance of the defense on just four days rest.