With spring practice looming, Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes are looking for ways to build on the momentum they gained during their undefeated 2012 season.
Returning superstar quarterback Braxton Miller and eight other starters on offense, along with the entire coaching staff, will certainly help that momentum. The Buckeyes also return arguably the Big Ten’s best defender in Ryan Shazier, who led the team with 115 tackles (17 for loss) in 2012.
Despite last year’s record, though, the Buckeyes aren’t perfect.
The departure of all four starters along the defensive line, dwindling depth in the secondary and a lack of playmakers at the wide receiver position were legitimate concerns for Meyer when the 2012 season ended.
After signing the 2013 recruiting class, those concerns have lost a bit of their sting.
According to ESPN.com, Ohio State signed the nation’s top wide receiver and defensive back position groups while also receiving honorable mention for its defensive…
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