Buckeye Breakfast: All-Decade Buckeyes, College Football Season's Ongoing Concerns
Rise and shine, Buckeye Nation, and Happy Fourth of July! Each morning, we will get you caught up on the latest news and information regarding Ohio State athletics. Here are your headlines for July 4, 2020.
Urban Meyer, J.T. Barrett Lead Buckeye All-Decade Selections
Considering their success over the last 10 seasons, it comes as no surprise that Ohio State was extremely well-represented in the Big Ten Network All-Decade Team. The Buckeyes were headlined by Urban Meyer as Coach of the Decade and J.T. Barrett as Quarterback of the Decade. All in all, Ohio State had seven players and Coach Meyer represented on the First Team and nine players (four on offense, five on defense) that earned Second Team mention.
Ohio State Buckeyes Selected for the BTN All-Decade Teams
RB: Ezekiel Elliott (second team)
LB: Ryan Shazier (second team)
P: Cameron Johnston (second team)
All-Purpose: Braxton Miller (first team)
Coach: Urban Meyer (first team)
Is College Football Season in Jeopardy?
Considering the fact that just a couple weeks ago all signs pointed to an on-time start to the college football season, the latest CoVID-19 data and the vast number of schools reporting positive cases has some fans concerned if the season will actually be played. Glen West of LSUCountry posted a great article that summarized what has gone on in the college football landscape the last couple weeks, and why it looks less promising compared to mid-June.
Lincoln Riley Says Spring Football is "Very Doable"
It's nobody's first choice to consider delaying the college football season by several months because of the CoVID-19 pandemic, but Oklahoma Head Coach Lincoln Riley appears to be the first coach speaking publicly and backing the idea of a spring season.
We hope you have a great holiday, and remember ... time and change will surely show, how firm thy friendship OHIO!