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Film Review: Key moments defined Ohio State’s 45-23 loss to Michigan

Ohio State lost this game the minute Michigan responded. Key moments on both sides of the ball tell that story.

Film Preview: Michigan brings a physical philosophy to The Game against Ohio State

Last year Ohio State got blown off the field in Ann Arbor. Will the Buckeyes’ offseason changes be enough to tackle a physical Michigan team?

Film Review: Ohio State finds a run game in Dallan Hayden, defense came up big late in win at Maryland

Ohio State is onto bigger fish this week, but hey, Maryland still deserves a Film Review.

Film Preview: Maryland is trending in the wrong direction, Ohio State has blueprint for success

Maryland is a struggling football team right now coming off two bad losses, and now they’re taking on Ohio State who blew their doors off last season.

Film Review: Ohio State’s offense gets back on track, defense dominates in 56-14 win over Indiana

Ohio State’s matchup against Indiana was exactly what they ordered, with a side of something bigger than football

Film Preview: Ohio State takes on Indiana creating a huge bounce back opportunity for the Buckeyes

Ohio State’s struggles have been well-documented, despite having Indiana on the schedule next they still have a lot to prove as the season approaches its end.

Film Review: Ohio State’s recent run game struggles continue against Northwestern

The Buckeyes’ run game is struggling, and the clock is ticking when it comes to finding their identity on the ground.

Film Preview: A quick look at Northwestern, what we can learn from Ohio State in the matchup

This game against Northwestern will be televised, so we will take a look at the Wildcats ahead of their matchup against Ohio State.

Film Review: Ohio State’s offense explodes again backed by an all-time defensive performance

The Buckeyes needed every bit of J.T. Tuimoloau’s historic performance, but they came up huge again in the fourth quarter to beat Penn State.

Film Preview: Penn State’s offense runs through Sean Clifford, Manny Diaz’s new look defensively

Ohio State will be facing a familiar foe offensively against Penn State, but the new-look defense may provide some challenges for the Buckeyes.

Film Review: Ohio State offense struggles in red zone, defensive line dominates Iowa

The Ohio State Buckeyes beat Iowa 54-10 in a game where the offense left points on the field and the defense bullied an overmatched offense.

Film Preview: The dichotomy of Iowa’s offense and defense represents the state of the program

Iowa is really bad on offense, but Ohio State will have a major test taking on their defense which is one of the best groups in the country

Film Study: Taking a look at what’s made Jim Knowles’ Ohio State defense successful thus far

Knowles has the Buckeye defense playing at a high level, and today we’re looking at exactly what’s making that happen.

Film Review: Ohio State’s offense put on a dynamic display against MSU, dominating in every facet

Ryan Day put on a clinic Saturday with his play calling, and we’re looking at how exactly this game plan was so effective.

Film Preview: Michigan State has taken a step back on offense, still looking for defensive identity

Michigan State’s offense is lost without Kenneth Walker III, and the overall physicality of the team leaves a lot to be desired for the Spartans

Film Review: Miyan Williams’ record day was paved by a physical scheme, multiple alignments

Ohio State relied on their power run game, and Williams’ performance is a testament to changing philosophy

Film Preview: Rutgers will do its best to throw Ohio State off its game, but that won’t be enough

Greg Schiano blitzes... a lot, and against Ohio State he will need to hope his creativity can give his team enough to keep the game interesting.

Film Review: The Justin Frye effect, how Jim Knowles’ game plan stifled Wisconsin’s offense

Ohio State’s offensive line dominated the trenches, and Jim Knowles’ game plan was executed to near-perfection.

Film Preview: Wisconsin looks the same as always with their power run game, multiple defense

The Badgers will bring a physical brand football to Columbus to take on the Buckeyes, but we’ve already seen how this movie plays out a few too many times before.

Film Review: Ohio State finds run game rhythm, elite passing game, but defensive questions remain

Ohio State put on a dominant display against Toledo with the offense showing their full powers, but the defense once again raised eyebrows at times.

Film Preview: Toledo’s quarterback-heavy run game, highly structured defensive alignment

Ohio State takes on Toledo this weekend, and today we take a look at what the Rockets are bringing to the table.

Film Review: Ohio State’s passing attack stole the show, tackling from the corners raises concerns

The Buckeyes showed up, took care of business, and got into the win column. That story looks a little different on each side of the ball.

Film Review: The Ohio State offense struggled early, leaned on physical run game in the second half

The Buckeyes’ offense started out shaky, leading to some questions from last year coming back, but a strong, physical second half propelled Ohio State to victory.

Film Review: Jim Knowles as good as advertised with physical, fast defense against Notre Dame

The Ohio State defense took over in the second half, and Knowles’ aggressive defensive philosophy showed how dominant it could be against Notre Dame.

Film Preview: Ohio State’s plan of attack for a successful performance against Notre Dame

Ohio State takes on Notre Dame Saturday, and the Buckeyes will have a lot to prove for a successful performance against the Irish.

Film Study: What does Notre Dame’s Tyler Buchner bring to the quarterback position?

Buchner is a dangerous runner, but what else does he bring to the table?

Film Study: A look at Jim Knowles’ defense vs. Notre Dame’s offense

Jim Knowles wasn’t coordinating, but his defense did play against Notre Dame, giving us a good look at what to expect in Ohio State’s Week 1 matchup.

Film Study: How will Ohio State attack Notre Dame’s pass defense?

Notre Dame’s bend-not-break style will be difficult to crack, but Ohio State has the offensive tools to get the job done.

Film Study: A first look at Notre Dame’s defense

The Fighting Irish rely on flexibility from their base personnel to create challenges for opposing offenses.

Film Study: A first look at Notre Dame’s offense

Notre Dame loves its tight ends, but there is more to the offense than Michael Mayer.

Film Study: A look back at all the bad from last year as the Buckeyes head into fall camp

It’s time to let bygones be bygones, but not before we go down the rabbit hole of awful one last time.

Film Study: Ohio State has the coach and talent to improve their run game shortcomings in 2022

Ohio State struggled with predictability in short yardage situations, and their lack of physicality led to some rough-looking plays in big situations.