Mark Sanchez knows what’s coming Saturday. He also knows his older, wiser receiving corps is ready for it.
USC’s quarterback expects Ohio State to play a wider variety of pass defenses than Virginia, which mostly used a conservative zone that Sanchez picked apart in the top-ranked Trojans’ 52-7 season-opening victory Aug. 30.
The No. 5 Buckeyes mix zones with man-to-man coverage, the latter their defense of choice when blitzing. And they blitz a lot.