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Why is this News? All the articles and tweets Buckeye fans need for February 3, 2023

All the Buckeye news thats fit to re-print.

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Matt Tamanini Matt Tamanini is the co-managing editor of Land-Grant Holy Land having joined the site in 2016.

Look, we get it. Your days are busy and you don’t have time to read all of the stories and tweets from the three dozen websites dedicated to covering Ohio State athletics, or the 237 Buckeye beat writers churning out hot takes and #content on a daily basis. But that’s ok, that’s what your friends at Land-Grant Holy Land are here for.

Monday through Friday, we’ll be collecting all of the articles, tweets, features, interviews, videos, podcasts, memes, photos, and whatever else we stumble across on the interwebz and putting them in our daily “Why is this News?” article. That way, you’ll have a one-stop shop for all of the most important Buckeye news, jokes, and analysis.

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On the Gridiron

Key Takeaways as Corey Dennis evaluates quarterback room, competition (paywall)
Austin Ward, Dotting the Eyes

Key takeaways from Justin Frye on revamped Ohio State offensive line (paywall)
Bill Landis, Dotting the Eyes

Ohio State’s Chip Trayanum to remain at running back; Tony Alford excited to have him
Patrick Murphy, Bucknuts

Roster Reset: Examining Buckeyes wide receivers as stars return for encore (paywall)
Spencer Holbrook, Lettermen Row

How Brian Hartline’s arrival and Ryan Day’s epiphany changed Ohio State’s coaching structure
Nathan Baird,

I’m not saying he’s the G.O.A.T., but I’m not not saying he’s the G.O.A.T.:

Buckeyes need to plug several holes on their offensive line
Bill Rabinowitz, The Columbus Dispatch

Returning O-Line starters Donovan Jackson, Matthew Jones remaining at guard for now (paywall)
Andy Backstrom, Lettermen Row

Starting Spots at Tackle, Center up for Grabs on Ohio State’s Offensive Line Entering Spring
Dan Hope, Eleven Warriors

Ohio State football’s veteran offensive line problem may have a second-year solution
Nathan Baird,

Ohio State coaches share their thoughts on Buckeyes’ 6 incoming transfers (paywall)
Cameron Teague Robinson, The Athletic

Meh, could be better, could be worse:

How will C.J. Hicks and Ohio State football’s young linebackers get a look behind veteran starters?
Nathan Baird,

Gene Smith ‘not interested’ in Big Ten commissioner job
Adam Jardy, The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio State and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad month of January
Brett Ludwiczak, Land-Grant Holy Land

Michigan fans didn’t want him to start, now they claim the G.O.A.T: Tom Brady
Chris Renne, Land-Grant Holy Land

On the Hardwood

Despite spirited comeback, Ohio State falls to Wisconsin at home, 65-60
Connor Lemons, Land-Grant Holy Land

Ohio State loses Chris Holtmann to ejection, then game to Wisconsin
Adam Jardy, The Columbus Dispatch

Watch OSU’s Chris Holtmann discuss ejection
Adam Jardy, The Columbus Dispatch

If you asked this question, you should be barred from all press conferences in the future:

Column: Chris Holtmann needs to coach for his job over the next four weeks
Matt Tamanini, Land-Grant Holy Land

Chris Holtmann ‘is our coach of the future,” OSU AD Gene Smith says
Adam Jardy, The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio State’s future is bright as the freshman continues to show their potential
Patrick Murphy, Bucknuts

This seems bad:

This season is Taylor Mikesell’s most impressive yet
Thomas Costello, Land-Grsnt Holy Land

Outside the Shoe and Schott

Wrestling Moore, Snyder Win Gold, McKenna Silver at Zagreb Open
Ohio State Athletics

Men’s Swimming & Diving Named CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams
Ohio State Athletics

And now for something completely different...

He said what he said, and he’s not wrong: