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Taking His Shots

Boeckman takes a hit during the spring game.

It is inherent with the quarterback position: If you stay in the pocket long enough, someone is going to nail you. Todd Boeckman has been experiencing that fact first-hand this season, and he and his teammates add their insight into what happens before, during and after a quarterback takes a big hit.

As is often the case, the stat sheet does not tell the full story. "Boeckman, Todd pass complete to Hartline, Brian for 14 yards to the WASH17, 1ST DOWN OSU," it reads. The completion came on a third and eight situation from the Washington 31-yard line. The Buckeyes would be unable to punch the ball into the end zone on the drive, however, and were forced to settle for a field goal and an early... Recommended Stories

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