"It's actually very hard. It's risky. We had some issues with it. I didn't see Wisconsin do that. It all depends on the makeup of the individual. If they're egoless and team-first guys, it will be no problem."
- Urban Meyer on using a two-quarterback system, via Bill Landis, Northeast Ohio Media Group
Everything that's been said up to this point about Braxton Miller and his coming back next year has been pointed to Miller taking over the starting job once again for his final season in the scarlet and gray. Now that J.T. Barrett has shown his skill set, some Buckeye fans were quick to jump on the Barrett bandwagon, calling for Barrett to remain the starter next season.
Now, it appears coach Meyer might be having some thoughts of running a two-quarterback system in Columbus next season. When asked about how a two-quarterback system works on teams (the direct question about Wisconsin), Meyer responded with the quote above. Having experience running the double quarterback system (Chris Leak and Tim Tebow during the 2006 season), Meyer's answers were interesting to hear. Having won a national championship with two quarterbacks leading the team, many are wondering if he could do the same next season with J.T. Barrett and Braxton Miller.
"Haynes is truly a team leader in community service and paying forward."
- Ohio State Buckeyes
Ohio State junior long snapper Bryce Haynes has been named one of 12 finalists for the 2014 Wuerffel Trophy, the national award that honors the college football player who best exhibits exemplary community service each year. Haynes is a model student-athlete, having been named a two-time academic All-Big Ten honoree and a three-time OSU Scholar-Athlete. He was also named a Big Ten Conference Distinguished Scholar for the 2012-13 academic year for maintaining a grade point average above 3.70 for the year.
Haynes has been excellent in his duties as a long snapper, having played in all 23 games during the last two seasons. Haynes didn't just snap the ball either, he has made plenty of tackles down the field as one of the first players to reach the punt returner. Combined with excellent punter Cameron Johnston, the duo forms an impressive 1-2 punch on special teams. Haynes has gone on community service trips to Ghana, Peru, and Nicaragua.
"According to several sources, Aaron Craft is the main target at PG position for the Partizan Belgrade."
- O. Cauchi, Sportando
Aaron Craft is reportedly the main target at point guard for the Partizan Belgrade and has received an offer to play for the Serbia-based professional basketball team. Craft went undrafted in the 2014 NBA Draft, but made the rounds during the NBA Summer League, playing for the Philadelphia 76ers during the Orlando segment and later playing with the Golden State Warriors during the Las Vegas segment.
Craft eventually signed with the Warriors on Sept. 2 and was competing for a roster spot, but was waived by the team on Oct. 24. The former Ohio State point guard will have to decide whether to pursue his professional career or try and become a doctor, which Craft has mentioned he had interest in.
Craft also might be able to consider another stint with the Warriors. While playing for the Santa Clara Warriors in the D-League, Craft could see an offer from Golden State in light of the recent news that Nemanja Nedovic was released and Steve Kerr is looking to fill a spot on the roster at point guard.
Dallas Lauderdale won't play this season after surgery to repair ruptured ligament in foot. Same foot kept him out of '12-13 season. #buckbk— Bob Baptist (@BBaptistHoops) November 11, 2014
More former Ohio State basketball news! Former Buckeye Dallas Lauderdale won't be playing this season after he has surgery to repair a ruptured ligament in his foot. That foot is the very same that kept the big man from playing in the 2012-13 season. Lauderdale was waived by the Idaho Stampede that year due to his foot injury and has since been bouncing around the NBA Summer League teams to try and earn a spot on a roster.
Most recently, Lauderdale signed with the Charlotte Hornets on Sept. 22 but was then waived by the Hornets on Oct. 24. Since Lauderdale will be missing the remainder of the season, there's almost no chance the Idaho Stampede will sign him for the third year in a row. We wish Lauderdale a speedy recovery and the best of luck moving forward.
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