Jim Tressel opened his weekly Ohio State press luncheon with the usual updates on the health of the…
Spring Is For Star Gazing At Ohio State
Spring football is often used for experimentation, and Ohio State is using this spring to try to find a few new stars. Not stars in the way that Troy Smith or A.J. Hawk were stars, but new potential candidates to play the fifth defensive back position in nickel situations. The Buckeyes already boast two players with experience at the hybrid safety/linebacker position in seniors Jermale Hines and Tyler Moeller. That has given the Ohio State coaching staff, including safeties coach Paul Haynes, the opportunity to try and find more players who possess the qualities to play the unique position. So far this spring, junior Nate Oliver has worked with the first-team in nickel situations. He...
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