Doug Worthington, Thaddeus Gibson, Kurt Coleman and Austin Spitler got their first tastes of life in the NFL with rookie minicamps and (for some) other offseason workouts, but before things get started for real at the end of this month, BuckeyeSports.com brings you a roundup of news from the summer months.
July 16, 2010
About a dozen former Buckeyes are enduring Ohio State director of football performance Eric Lichter's daily workouts in preparation for potential futures in the NFL, and there are just about as many different stories as there are actors.
February 16, 2010
They say the best are the best when the chips are down, and the Ohio State defense supports that fact this year. More than half of the time a team has reached or passed midfield against OSU, it has failed to score points, and the Buckeyes think they know why they're so good at bending but not breaking.
November 3, 2009
Although they do not often recruit against each other, how have Ohio State and USC stacked up against each other in the past few years in the recruiting world and what impact will that have on Saturday's game? The answer and notes on Austin Spitler, the offensive line, Ben Buchanan and much more are in this week's edition of Jard Work.
September 11, 2009
The return of football season means a return of BuckeyeSports.com staff writer Adam Jardy's weekly Jard Work notebook. The first edition of the 2009 looks at linebackers coach Luke Fickell moving closer to the field, what the offense feels it can do well and more.
September 4, 2009
The members of the Ohio State defense further cemented themselves as the leaders of the 2009 Buckeyes with the announcement of team captains. Seniors Kurt Coleman, Doug Worthington and Austin Spitler all have heard the call and will lead the team this fall.
August 28, 2009
Get the latest on the Ohio State football team as fall camp winds down. Head coach Jim Tressel updated the team's injury list and gave some insight into the surprise players from the spring as the Buckeyes got ready to host a free open practice under the lights at Ohio Stadium.
August 24, 2009