It’s no secret that Ohio State’s 2011 offense was utterly abysmal almost any way you look at it: scoring, rushing or passing.
The archaic offense that the Buckeyes ran last season is gone and now Urban Meyer’s “power spread” offense has arrived, meaning that the days of boring, stagnant offenses are pretty much over.
Ohio State certainly has the potential to have a successful offense based on the young athletes they have been able to bring into Columbus in recent recruiting seasons.
Among the players that will need to step up this year are Corey Brown, Evan Spencer and Devin Smith.
Each of those three receivers had their moments throughout last season—and in the case of Brown, two years. They are speedier receivers that work best in space and with shorter routes instead of going deep every single time.
Brown has to become much more consistent as far as catching the ball is concerned, with several crucial drops at bad times. Smith and Spencer were both young and needed a little…
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