Rea's Day Blog: Post-Spring Defense Analysis

Yesterday was the offense. Today's blog features a position-by-position look at the Ohio State defense coming out of spring practice. We try to sort out who looked good this spring and who needs to make up ground on the depth chart in the fall. We also have some special teams analysis.

Yesterday we took a position-by-position look at the Ohio State offense after spring practice. Today, we'll do the same to the defensive unit, which lost stars such as cornerback Malcolm Jenkins and linebacker James Laurinaitis to NFL.

We'll also take a look at the OSU special teams in light of the graduation losses of kicker Ryan Pretorius and punter A.J. Trapasso.

Defensive End – To say the Buckeyes have an embarrassment of riches at this position would be an understatement. While most defensive line coaches would kill for one good defensive end, Jim Heacock could have as many as a half-dozen.

Read the rest by clicking on this link: Rea's Day Blog: May 8.


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