Ohio State did not get things done in Week 2, dropping the home opener to Oregon by a final score of 35-28.

Among other things, the Buckeye defense and DC Kerry Coombs are under fire after a rough start to 2021. Including the Week 1 win over Minnesota, Ohio State has allowed 30+ points in each game to start the season. Regardless of how the offense plays, that is hardly a recipe for success.

In Week 3, the Buckeyes will get the perfect chance to rebound with a game against Tulsa out of the AAC. Star wide receiver Garrett Wilson also hinted at some potential tweaks to the defense Wednesday evening.

“They bring it every day,” said Wilson in reference to the Buckeye defense.
“I don’t think anything’s changed with them, they bring it every day. They’ve got some new things they’re working on, and I’ll leave it at that. My teammates, they come out there and get to work every day.”

While fans are likely hoping to see a revamped defense moving forward, it will be interesting to see what that actually looks like on the field.

Wilson also refrained from calling the loss to the Ducks a blessing in disguise. The ultimate competitor, Wilson said he hates to lose too much:

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