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Ohio State Football: Players React To Oklahoma Backup QB Comments

Oklahoma backup quarterback Austin Kendall called the Ohio State defense "basic" and Ohio State players and alumni have reacted on social media as the big game looms closer.

Austin Kendall, Oklahoma's backup quarterback called the Ohio State defense "basic" in a recent interview leading up to the prime time showdown between the Buckeyes and Sooners and OSU players and alumni alike have taken notice. 

Kendall, who appears to have been a Buckeye fan in his younger years, added that he believes Oklahoma starting quarterback Baker Mayfield "will light them up" when discussing the Buckeye defense. "If my number is called, I think I can do the same," he said. 

https://twitter.com/bzimmerman9/status/776170701954830336

Video of the interview went viral on Twitter and Buckeyes past and present have taken notice. 

Ohio State wide receiver Johnnie Dixon

https://twitter.com/YoungKing_JD5/status/776439811125239808

Injured Ohio State defensive tackle Tracy Sprinkle

https://twitter.com/TSprinkle93/status/776447865543614464

Ohio State defensive end Sam Hubbard

https://twitter.com/Sam_Hubbard_/status/776456015462207488

Ohio State corner Marshon Lattimore

https://twitter.com/shonrp2/status/776437814275796992

Former Ohio State linebacker and current Jets linebacker Darron Lee

https://twitter.com/DLeeMG8/status/776443634090668033

Former OSU QB and ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit

https://twitter.com/KirkHerbstreit/status/776445470172336129

Austin Kendall from four years ago

https://twitter.com/A_Kendall11/status/267031885765554176

The Buckeyes and Sooners are set to kickoff Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EST in Norman. 


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