COLUMBUS, Ohio — The stakes are high, even if somebody doesn’t have pads on during the scrimmage. In case the physical, hard-hitting action didn’t clarify how seriously Ohio State takes its live work even during spring practice, the group that had to line up for sprints after coming up on the losing end left little doubt. Anybody involved with the defensive effort closed the practice on Tuesday afternoon running from one sideline to the other as punishment after Kenny Guiton ended a two-minute drill with a touchdown pass to Nick Vannett — including the coaching staff and hobbling coordinator Luke Fickell.
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