Spring Learnings: Defensive Backs

The loss of multi-year starters Kurt Coleman and Anderson Russell at safety combined with a spring game featuring a secondary that looked lost at times gives Ohio State fans the perfect opportunity to be concerned about something. During a summer with very few question marks on offense or defense, the secondary will certainly be a […]

Top 25 Buckeyes of the Decade: Honorable Mention

We are unveiling a new feature at the BBC today. In order to help us get through the long summer months, we will be starting a countdown of the top 25 Buckeyes of the decade (2000-2009). The staff submitted their ballots and the votes have been tallied. We will unveil a new Buckeye in the […]

Safeties: Week 6

This week I am going back to the safeties to take a look at how things shook out. Since there are only two positions to look at, this should be fairly brief. In my preseason breakdown, I predicted that we would be very good at safety this year, and for the most part I think […]

Kurt Coleman suspended for Indiana game

This comes as no real shock to most of us….Safety Kurt Coleman was suspended today by the Big Ten for a late/over-aggressive hit against Illinois on Saturday afternoon. He will miss the Indiana game as a result, and Anderson Russell will get the start opposite Jermale Hines.  We have depth in the secondary, so this […]

What Do You Want To See On Saturday? – USC edition

Eric Keep passing to the TE’s and RB’s –  We had great success in the passing game last week by going to the TE’s and RB’s – in fact the top two receivers were at TE/RB.  USC will be a lot better in pass defense than Navy was, and we will need to spread it […]

Defensive Backs

For the last installment of my position breakdown series, I will look at the defensive backfield. I have good news and I have bad news. The bad news is that All-American (and arguably the best CB in the nation last year) Malcolm Jenkins is gone and “starter” Donald Washington is also gone (he was in the […]