As the sun finally broke through to shed some semblance of warmth on what has been a frigid Ohio spring so far, the Ohio State Buckeyes got the opportunity to practice outdoors for their seventh of 15 spring practices on Thursday.
Previously, the Buckeyes had been forced inside the Woody Hayes Athletic Center for most of their spring drills. Just this past Tuesday, head coach Urban Meyer conducted a hard hitting practice that focused on short-yardage and goal-line situations.
On Thursday, the focus shifted to Ohio State’s quarterbacks and the passing attack.
Meyer, offensive coordinator Tom Herman and the rest of the Buckeyes’ coaching staff wanted to test their quarterbacks with a multitude of defensive looks, including an enormous amount of blitzing. ”It was a blitz-fest,” Herman said after the practice concluded.
Junior quarterback Braxton Miller and his senior backup, Kenny Guiton, needed to step up and show improvement in those situations. Judging from their…
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