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Ohio State's looking to move beyond the edge of average and elite

Football is coming.

Football season is approach fast, folks. Urban Meyer spoke to the media Sunday afternoon, less than a month away from the season opener against Bowling Green in Columbus on September 3.

Here’s the important notes on what Meyer had to say:

*The 2016 mantra is The Edge, “where average stops and elite begins.”

*Meyer said that he won’t know what type of team he’s got until the 12th practice of camp.

*The first scrimmage will be on Saturday.

*Meyer says they have a good idea of who is going to play, added that they have a lot of good young players.

*Meyer would like to announce people as starters next week.

*Meyer says there’s no conclusions he’s come to about the team yet, but said that the team is very athletic.

*Meyer says he has to think like an 18-year-old. He said he has to do uncomfortable things to appeal to the younger guys and keep their “human spirit” up and get them to try their hardest.

*Meyer said this year is going to be a lot like 2014 based on the experience of the players on the roster, not as many vets.

*Meyer said last year’s freshmen weren’t very mature, and that this year’s group is more mature because they see opportunity to beat out other players.

*Meyer said this camp feels different, and says he doesn’t want to “screw it up.”

*Meyer was glad to see the formerly injured players back today and mentioned Noah Brown, Cam Burrows, Dontre Wilson, and Erick Smith.