Main menu. By … Why the NFL trade deadline is different this year: COVID-19 tests, cap-space questions and more, Fantasy football waiver wire for NFL Week 9: J.K. Dobbins, Corey Davis among top pickups, Arsenal put on masterclass at Man United, Liverpool win ugly, Ronaldo and Ibra boost Juve, Milan to victories, Ibra's best volleys and overhead kicks: Still soccer's most spectacular striker, NFL 'dogs bark in Week 8, betting public suffers, Clemson's Lawrence no longer Heisman favorite, Ravens CB Humphrey tests positive for COVID, Browns go remote as player reports symptoms, Women's college basketball 2020-21 Big 12 predictions: Baylor reloads, Texas closes gap, USWNT camp a culmination of Vlatko Andonovski's year of adapting and planning, MLS Power Rankings: Philadelphia still on top despite Shield setback. Hall is the most experienced, but unlike Hyde, he is unlikely to be a workhorse back who could carry the ball 20 times per game. Miller is the starter, but a solid backup QB is just as important, especially when you have a dual-threat QB who's going to take some hits. Now, there's all the other stuff that goes on, but they can physically throw the ball, both of them. Meyer brought in Tom Herman and Ed Warinner to replace Jim Bollman as offensive coordinator, while Everett Withers and Fickell replaced Jim Heacockas defensive coordinator. It does not matter how long any player has been in the program. So far, Meyer has liked what he's seen from both Miller and Guiton, saying, "Both those kids, the answer is yes, they can throw." Beanie Wells? 16-1 overall . Meyer said they have momentum and "as long as that continues the talent there is fine.". The Columbus Dispatch. But Buckeye fans shouldn't soon forget that Meyer played two quarterbacks at Florida in 2006 (Chris Leak and some guy named Tebow), and that turned out pretty well (41-14). That's a refreshing and welcomed change from previous seasons where, seemingly, seniority sometimes mattered more than on-the-field talent. Here come the 2012 "Spring-edition" Buckeyes! In 2011, Hyde averaged 5.4 yards per rush and fumbled just twice in 106 carries. Watch: Ohio State Hype Video. Adesanya will be light heavyweight champ? There is, however, still time for guys to move up in the ranks. Instead, dumping the ball off to him on a halfback screen or out of the slot would suit Hall's talents much better. Jim Tressel was a great coach, but most would agree that he was often too loyal to his upperclassmen. While the hierarchy at quarterback has been established, determining the backfield pecking order could be described as a blurry quandary. 13-1 in second full season. UFC real or not: Khabib will fight again? Between Ball and Dunn, one might have to redshirt this season rather than waste a year of eligibility. Meyer als… Nope, it's Carlos Hyde. In the seventh and final part of a series breaking down the Ohio State roster as it prepares for its first season under coach Urban Meyer, BuckeyeNation continues looking at the defense with a glimpse at the defensive backfield. Roar Lions Roar. Urban Meyer accepted the head coaching job at Ohio State in November 2011 after coaching at Bowling Green, Utah and Florida, where he won two national championships. Already an ESPN+ subscriber? Football Schedule; Football Roster; Football Recruiting; Football Scholarship Grid; Football Forum; Basketball. Arteta has Arsenal on course to return to former glories before United, Bale announces his Spurs second coming in match marred by controversial VAR decisions. Coach: Ryan Day. So with that in mind, here's a very early look at how the depth chart is shaping up at several key positions. Bri'onte Dun, a 5-star true freshman, is unproven at this level as well. OHIO STATE ROSTER. 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That's not so much because of a lack of talent or depth, but rather, a lack of "working together" experience between the new staff and the players, and because the incumbent, Boom Herron, is gone. Skip to main content. That means backup Kenny Guiton and freshman Cardale Jones will both need to be game-ready. Roundtable: Penn State vs. Ohio State . Log in here. Barbour Speaks … Obviously, there's no quarterback controversy in Columbus. Do the 49ers need a new QB? Ohio State releases first depth chart for 2013 football season. BlockONation Hyde has drawn comparisons to Beanie Wells and even Eddie George. Twitter Share. With many early arrivals from the highly-touted 2012 recruiting class already on campus, several position and depth-chart battles have emerged. Box 235 Hiawatha, IA 52233 1-800-PRO-DRAFT (1-800-776-3723) Eddie George? Ohio State's depth chart on defense with links to the latest news and discussion on each player. Meyer retained only three coaches from the previous years staff, including former interim head coach Luke Fickell and defensive line coach Mike Vrabel. Sessoms Granted Waiver. Jordan Hall and Carlos Hyde are experienced, while Rod Smith isn't. What lies ahead for Gervonta Davis and Naoya Inoue after highlight-reel KOs? Breaking down the 2012 Ohio State defensive backs depth chart, a position in which the Buckeyes are deeper than last season and have a fair share of playmakers. What to Expect for PSU Hoops in 20-21? Ohio State Football Ohio State Football 2012: Depth Chart Part I—Quarterback and Running Back HD Handshoe - @. With the loss of Herron to graduation, no clear-cut starter returns or has emerged, so all four backs have been getting reps early on. Meyer was practically frothing at the mouth during his introductory press conference over the prospect of coaching Braxton Miller. Football. 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Practices under new head coach Urban Meyer have been intense, but that's not exactly shocking given the annual expectation level at Ohio State. Meet the Buckeyes: Ohio State football roster, depth chart and statistics. Several few years ago the Michigan coach decided his program would no longer publish a depth chart. COLUMBUS, Ohio — For once, Ohio State football is the one finally catching up to Jim Harbaugh. Judging Week 8 NFL overreactions: Is the AFC East race over? Ohio State finally began spring football this week. By the time the Scarlet and Gray game is played on April 21st, the depth chart should be pretty firmly set. Subscribe to ESPN+ to get access to all premium articles, Fantasy tools, plus thousands of your favorite sporting events and ESPN+ originals for just $5.99/mo. The best 22 players should start, period—and Meyer gets that. The arrival of Warren Ball, a 4-star RB in the 2012 class, will also affect the final depth chart this fall. He's not as fast as Beanie or as dynamic as Eddie, but he does have decent speed and power, and most importantly, he protects the football. When he did play (ever-so-sparingly) in 2011, he fumbled away the ball and his spot on the offense altogether temporarily when he was moved to defense. I feel good about those guys.". Or he could play give Braxton a breather and/or the chance for some in-game coaching—something he sorely lacked in 2011.