Ohio State continued to struggle on third down and ceased its defensive scoring trend against Penn…
BSB Notebook: Changing Defensive Personnel
Jim Heacock is one of those famously fretful coaches, never comfortable he has prepared his Ohio State defenses to be at their best on any given Saturday until he sees the ball go in the air and the pads start popping. The veteran leader has obviously done a lot of things correctly over the years considering the Buckeyes have never finished lower than sixth in the nation in points allowed since he became coordinator in 2005, but he sounds genuinely concerned early this season as the search continues for the best formula for stopping opponents in 2011. A quarter of the way into the campaign, Heacock and head coach Luke Fickell are still trying to figure out how to best use the players they have at their disposal. "We've got to continue to develop some depth up front and some depth at the linebacker spot," Heacock said. "I think it's a work in progress. We've made progress. I feel like we're getting better and better but I think we would all agree we've got to continue to improve...
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