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Throwing It Deep

Hartline turns upfield against Penn State.

When it has worked, it has really worked for the Buckeyes and when it has not, they have paid the price. Throwing the jump ball to wide receivers has been a tricky option in the final half of the season. Find out what Todd Boeckman, Brian Robiskie and Brian Hartline have to say on the topic.

It is a strategy that is more commonly associated with the game of basketball than football, but it is one that Ohio State has used frequently this season. With a quarterback head coach Jim Tressel has described as having the best touch on throwing the deep ball among the quarterbacks he has had in Columbus, the Buckeyes' game plan has frequently called for junior Todd Boeckman to loft the ball... Recommended Stories

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