There’s always room for improvement.
No matter how good of a season Urban Meyer and his Ohio State Buckeyes had, they should by no means be content. Although their record was perfect, their performances on the field were far from it.
By no means does this signify that what the Buckeyes did during the 2012 season wasn’t spectacular or earned on merit, but they weren’t the greatest team in the history of college football, or even in the history of the school, for that matter.
The main reason Nick Saban is so successful is that he is able to stress to his players that no matter how well they played, there’s something they needed to do better in the next game.
Meyer is a great coach and showed that at Florida he can still motivate his teams even after they’ve won the national championship. It’s quite an accomplishment for the Gators to have won two national titles in three seasons and finish with a record of 13-1 in three of four seasons in the SEC.
Buckeyes players can’t pat themselves on the back forever. The returning players will need to shift their focus away from remembering the great games and moments from 2012 toward preparing for the 2013 season.
If Ohio State is to finish with an undefeated record for the second straight season, they’ll need to work on these three areas.
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