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Linebackers Know They're Under Microscope

That a school like Ohio State -- home of some of the greats like Chris Spielman, Randy Gradishar and A.J. Hawk -- had trouble finding enough linebackers to put on the field a season ago was a surprise, but those players know they'll be counted on for a bounceback year in 2014.

National Signing Day is all about the future, but Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer couldn't help but look at the past at his Feb. 5 press conference when introducing the Buckeyes' class of 2014. "The emphasis is on linebacker," the head coach said. "There are some obvious strengths and weaknesses but the linebacker position is one that's – we're going through an overhaul right now." Ohio State... Recommended Stories