October 16, 2013

Offense yet to fully click

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COLUMBUS, Ohio-Stan Drayton struggled to come up with an adequate response to the question he had just been asked.

What are some of the things Ohio State has to do better on offense in the second half of the season, coach?

"Well…you know…to be quite honest…I don't think that we have…kind of," Drayton said Monday. The words weren't coming to him. And it's hard to blame the Buckeyes' running backs coach.

At the midway point of the 2013 season, Ohio State is averaging 46.8 points per game, a mark that would be a program record if the season ended today. Kenny Guiton, the teams' backup quarterback who started three games this year, leads the Big Ten in touchdown passes. Three different running backs have rushed for more than 160 yards in a game.

From an outsider's perspective, Ohio State is doing all it can, and more, on offense. But then the idea came to Drayton.


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