Ohio State gives Urban Meyer $4 Million per, $200K more than Tressel

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Ohio State released the information specifics on its contract with Urban Meyer today; it involves discussion on specific requirements for reporting violations of NCAA rules. (More on this coming later) It also is now public that Meyer will make $4,000,000 per year guaranteed with other incentives.

That’s $200,000 more than what the Buckeyes paid Jim Tressel. The language regarding violations is interesting, as it’s possible more are on the way given a.) Meyer’s track record at Florida b.) the fact that the college football program is on probation this year, and is ineligible for a bowl game.

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Urban Meyer finds Ohio State defense ahead of offense thus far

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The first Ohio State Buckeyes spring football season of Urban Meyer is about 1/3 way through. Much like last season, in which the defense was rather superior to the offense, Meyer expects the d have an advantage over the o in the early spring practice sessions.

“This early, the defense better win,” Meyer told about 35 assembled members of the media after practice. “They are playing well. The defense has two guys – John Simon and Johnathan Hankins – who are disrupting everything.”

Look for John Simon to be one of the most dominatnt defensive players on both the Buckeyes and in the Big Ten this year.

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Ohio State Buckeyes spring football preview: offense

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Time to break down the Ohio State Buckeyes spring college football prospects in 2012. In this installment, we go position by position on offense. In such detail…

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Ohio State Buckeyes spring preview: defense

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  Time to break down the Ohio State Buckeyes spring college football prospects in 2012. We start with the defense, going position by position. [Read more…]

Ohio State Buckeyes spring football is underway

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Coach Urban Meyer took to the practice fields for the first time as leader of the Ohio State Buckeyes Wednesday afternoon for the start of the 2012 spring drills.

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