Jim Knowles is feeling confident about his defense, even though it hasn’t forced a turnover in two games this season.

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Ohio State is one of eight teams in the FBS to not account for a turnover along with Maryland, Alabama, Auburn, and Notre Dame. The Ohio State defensive coordinator is not worried the lack of turnovers per Griffin Strom of Eleven Warriors: 

Turnovers, takeaways, they’re one part of the metric to being successful on defense. I think they come as guys get more comfortable in the system. And when you’re more comfortable, and you can see the forest through the trees and you’re able to take more chances because you feel comfortable in the system. So I don’t like it, but am I concerned? I’m concerned about everything all the time. That’s just one thing.

Luckily for Ohio State, the offense decided to show up against Arkansas state in a 45-12 blowout victory. Knowles will be expecting a lot more from his defense with B1G play opening soon for the Buckeyes.

The Ohio State defense will get its chance to get its first turnover of the season this Saturday when they take on Toledo.