COLUMBUS, Ohio — Coaches need practice, too.
When Urban Meyer tossed out the scripts during scrimmages in training camp, it was clear he and new Ohio State offensive assistants Kevin Wilson and Ryan Day were trying to speed through the learning curve. Even as decorated and experienced as those three coaches are, maybe working out any early deficiencies with the play calling simply requires a bit more patience.
That doesn’t mean any of them have offered up excuses for what happened in the 31-16 loss to Oklahoma on Saturday night. They haven’t. It’s also not to suggest that some of those issues with an offense that seemingly abandoned an effective rushing attack were new for the Buckeyes. They weren’t. And considering how well they’re all compensated, that’s also not a call for sympathy — not that they would expect any.
“I don’t think the adjustments…