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The Ohio State punter goes into his third year as the starter with a third head coach in that time, but his newest mentor, Urban Meyer, is yet another coach that preaches the importance of special teams. 2047 Jeff Svoboda Sun, 17 Jun 2012 13:39:00 GMT 1 145 Ohio State ohiostate Scout Flashback: Buchanan's Bittersweet Boot Now heading into his second season as the starting punter for Ohio State, Ben Buchanan first excelled as a kicker as well as a punter in high school. In this recruiting flashback to 2007, take a look at how one of the biggest early moments in his career ended in bittersweet fashion. 2047 Adam Jardy Thu, 12 May 2011 09:44:00 GMT 1 145 Ohio State ohiostate Scout BSB's Midterm Gradebook: Special Teams Ohio State's special teams have broken down numerous times in 2010, but there have been plenty of moments to celebrate too. Would those positives outweigh the negatives in BSB's Midterm Gradebook? Check out what the BSB staff thinks in this final midterm. 2047 Jeff Svoboda Fri, 15 Oct 2010 18:14:00 GMT 1 145 Ohio State ohiostate Scout Bad Timing Derailed Buchanan's Season Last season, Devin Barclay seized the opportunity when senior kicker Aaron Pettrey went down with an injury against New Mexico State. Unable to put his hat in the ring was Ben Buchanan, then a redshirt freshman who had suffered a minor injury during practice the week prior. Now Buchanan is looking to make an impact this season without dwelling on last year's disappointment. 2047 Adam Jardy Tue, 13 Apr 2010 11:58:00 GMT 1 145 Ohio State ohiostate Scout Kickers Shaky But Buchanan Wins Scrimmage Special teams has been emphasized this spring for the Ohio State football team, but the team's kickers left some things to be desired in Saturday's spring kick scrimmage. The kickers combined to hit around .500 on the day, but one emerged the hero when Ben Buchanan made a sudden-death boot. 2047 Jeff Svoboda Sat, 10 Apr 2010 18:35:00 GMT 1 145 Ohio State ohiostate Scout Talkin' Tressel: Barclay Pressed Into Action In a shorter-than-normal final press conference of the week, Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel announced that junior walk-on Devin Barclay figures to earn the starting spot at kicker this weekend. Get the latest on the position as well as updates on Dexter Larimore and Justin Boren, among others, in this update. 2047 Adam Jardy Thu, 05 Nov 2009 17:34:00 GMT 1 145 Ohio State ohiostate Scout Injury Creates Kicking Conundrum Ohio State's kicking game is back in the spotlight following the season-ending injury suffered by senior Aaron Pettrey. With the loss of the strong-legged Pettrey, junior walk-on Devin Barclay or redshirt freshman Ben Buchanan will be called upon to kick during OSU's stretch run. 2047 Matthew Hager Wed, 04 Nov 2009 15:00:00 GMT 1 145 Ohio State ohiostate Scout Buckeyes Healthy Heading Into Big Ten Jim Tressel met with local media members Tuesday morning to preview a week of preparations for his team's Big Ten opener with Illinois. He declared the team nearing full health and praised those who played well last weekend in Cleveland. 2047 Marcus Hartman Tue, 22 Sep 2009 17:54:00 GMT 0 145 Ohio State ohiostate Scout Jard Work: A 5-Star Deficiency Although they do not often recruit against each other, how have Ohio State and USC stacked up against each other in the past few years in the recruiting world and what impact will that have on Saturday's game? The answer and notes on Austin Spitler, the offensive line, Ben Buchanan and much more are in this week's edition of Jard Work. 2047 Adam Jardy Fri, 11 Sep 2009 16:18:00 GMT 1 145 Ohio State ohiostate Scout Pettrey Again The Kick Scrimmage Hero For a guy who says he's not sad to have completed his final kick scrimmage, Aaron Pettrey sure seems to shine in the event. Just like he did in April, Pettrey nailed the game-winning kick to give his team a win in the event in Ohio Stadium, completing a solid 9-of-12 day for the senior. Overall, there were pluses and minuses for the OSU special teams. 2047 Jeff Svoboda Wed, 19 Aug 2009 23:59:00 GMT 0 145 Ohio State ohiostate Scout Buchanan Fine With Triple Duty It's clear that the central Ohio product Ben Buchanan has plenty of talent. Through the early days of spring ball, the redshirt freshman has taken kickoffs and field goals and also punted in an effort to showcase his skills, which are good enough that the Buckeyes are having a hard time choosing a role for him. That may change soon. 2047 Jeff Svoboda Mon, 13 Apr 2009 16:55:00 GMT 1 145 Ohio State ohiostate Scout Pettrey's Winner Ends Solid Kicking Day After the Ohio State football team suffered through inconsistent special teams play the past two seasons, head coach Jim Tressel had to be pleased with what he saw from multiple units in Friday's spring kick scrimmage. His field-goal kickers did well, highlighted by senior starter Aaron Pettrey's game-winning 34-yarder in Ohio Stadium on Friday. 2047 Jeff Svoboda Fri, 10 Apr 2009 23:27:00 GMT 1 145 Ohio State ohiostate Scout BSB Spring Burning Questions: Part II Spring practice has started, but as of this writing there are still 14 sessions in April for the 2009 Ohio State Buckeyes to begin to take shape. With that in mind, we continue a preview of the action by looking at some more burning questions, these focusing on the defensive position groups and the special teams. 2047 Jeff Svoboda Fri, 03 Apr 2009 17:17:00 GMT 1 145 Ohio State ohiostate Scout Kicking Notebook: Specialists Not Concerned Even though Wednesday's kick scrimmage wasn't the most crisp of the Jim Tressel era when it came to the kickers, those players themselves weren't all that worried afterward. Find out why, then read about the placekicking battle, Ben Buchanan's progress and the fakes in the Buckeye playbook. 2047 Jeff Svoboda Fri, 22 Aug 2008 04:21:00 GMT 1 145 Ohio State ohiostate Scout Buchanan Ready For Big 33, OSU Things are happening in the life of Ben Buchanan. The soon-to-be Ohio State kicker and punter has a full plate in early June, including class trips, graduation, the Big 33 game and his beginning of classes at Ohio State. The central Ohio product still found time to catch up with to discuss the busy schedule. 2047 Jeff Svoboda Sat, 07 Jun 2008 14:29:00 GMT 1 145 Ohio State ohiostate Scout Buchanan Excited To Make It Official Even though he was the first person to verbally commit to Ohio State's class of 2008, the butterflies were still real for kicker/punter Ben Buchanan the night before signing day. Come late morning in his high school library, Buchanan was officially a Buckeye -- and officially another talented specialist in the running for a role in 2008 and beyond. 2047 Jeff Svoboda Thu, 07 Feb 2008 21:00:00 GMT 0 145 Ohio State ohiostate Scout Signing Day Impact: Ben Buchanan Ben Buchanan is the layer who got the ball rolling on a tremendous 2008 recruiting class at Ohio State and now he has made it all official by signing a letter of intent with the Buckeyes. takes a look at how he fits in with the program. 2047 Greg Powers Wed, 06 Feb 2008 13:06:00 GMT 1 73 Football Recruiting recruiting Scout The Making of the Brew Crew: Part 6 Special teams play is an important part of Ohio State football under Jim Tressel. That's why the recruitment of Ben Buchanan makes perfect sense to Buckeye fans. Bill Greene has the inside story on the future Buckeye kicker. 2047 Bill Greene Tue, 25 Sep 2007 19:25:00 GMT 0 145 Ohio State ohiostate Scout Buchanan Ready For Commit Battle The two Columbus-area schools boasting OSU verbal commits, Westerville Central and Dublin Coffman, meet tonight. We caught up with Central kicking star Ben Buchanan for his thoughts on facing friends Mike Adams and Jake Stoneburner of Coffman, as well as his assessment of his final high school season and development as a kicker. 2047 Jeff Svoboda Fri, 07 Sep 2007 16:04:00 GMT 1 145 Ohio State ohiostate Scout Buchanan to Carry On Kicking Tradition Westerville Central kicker-punter Ben Buchanan became the first commit for the 2008 Ohio State recruiting class. Buchanan is one of the top kicking prospects in the country and he plans on doing all of the kicking chores for Jim Tressel and the Buckeyes during his career. Bill Greene has more on this amazing specialist. 2047 Bill Greene Wed, 18 Jul 2007 11:08:00 GMT 1 145 Ohio State ohiostate Scout Ben Buchanan is a Buckeye Ben Buchanan is one of the most successful kickers / punters in Ohio prep football history. He garnered All-State honors as a freshman, and now has earned and accepted a scholarship to stay at home and play for the Ohio State Buckeyes. 2047 Greg Powers Fri, 02 Mar 2007 20:03:00 GMT 1 145 Ohio State ohiostate Ohio State Scout