People can say all they want about Wisconsin being one dimensional, but you have to give the defensive coaching staff credit as well as the offensive coaching staff and players credit for a great effort. The defensive line really played great, and that made the LBers and DBs look better.I do not know who is calling the defense this year,but in 2013 and 2012 Coach Meyer said Coach Fickell was the play caller. I have posted the below article on several ocassions. Read the article below cafefully and pay attention to the date.
Fickell Will Call Plays On Defense, Meyer Says
Posted: Dec 14, 2011 7:51 AM CST
By Matt Barnes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Former OSU Head Coach Luke Fickell will call the plays on defense for Ohio State's next season, says new Head Coach Urban Meyer.
Meyer told a Columbus radio station on Tuesday that Fickell either will be defensive coordinator or co-defensive coordinator but definitely will be the one calling the plays.
During the interview, Meyer praised Fickell as not just a great person and ambassador for the Buckeyes but also as a great coach.
Meyer also said interim North Carolina head coach Everett Withers is under consideration for a position on his staff but that nothing is official.
Withers spent three years as the defensive coordinator at UNC until being elevated to the interim job prior to the 2011 season.
Multiple sources, though, are reporting that Withers in fact will be a member of the staff but his official role is unclear.
Meyer contacted former Arizona head coach Mike Stoops about a position just days after his hire at OSU.
Last week, Meyer lured Tom Herman from Iowa State to fill the role of offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.
Current OSU assistants Stan Drayton and Taver Johnson are expected to be retained by Meyer.
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