Yesterday's game taught us a few things about our running backs - did any one else find it incredibly interesting that Saine didn't get a single handoff? All week everyone on this site (and all other Buckeye sites) talked about how Saine should be dropped from the rotation because he simply couldn't cut it as a running back. Then, against Indiana, it appears that the staff thought the same thing, and responded by making a new position for Saine, utilizing his own particular strengths. That to me is the sign of a great coach - responding to your team.
Yet I too wonder what to make of the rest of the backfield - do we read in to Hyde getting in before Berry yesterday? Besides the fumble, don't we have every reason in the world to be excited about Hyde too? And why didn't Hall get more than one snap (for 3 yards)?
Seeing Rod Smith on the sidelines yesterday, along with Norwell in during most of the second half, reminded me that we have a lot of talent waiting on the sidelines for their chances; the O-line could be better next year with Norwell and Marcus Hall, not mention any freshman. Things are looking good, my friends.