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A Tale Of Two Weeks For OSU D-Line
As far as turnarounds go, this one was pretty dramatic. A week after allowing 260 rushing yards to Illinois Nov. 10 – the worst performance in that category during head coach Jim Tressel's tenure – the Ohio State defense surrendered just 15 yards on 24 carries against archrival Michigan on the 17th. So what the heck happened over that week's time that changed the fortunes of OSU's stop troops? "It was just a different scheme because of the different styles of offense," defensive tackle Todd Denlinger said. "It was a different philosophy we had to bring in, facing a running quarterback like Juice Williams compared to a pocket passer like Chad Henne." Indeed, there was quite the difference between the Illinois spread option offense, which includes multiple potential ball-handlers and fakes, spearheaded by Williams, and Henne's more conventional Michigan offense featuring zone run blocking. Whether that alone...
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