J.T. Barrett, Cardale Jones splitting reps 50/50

Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer has said that he will not reveal the team’s starting quarterback prior to the season-opener against Virginia Tech on Sept. 5.

However, that won’t stop anyone from trying to read into the smallest details like who is earning the most reps in practice.

Well, if you’re hoping for practice to tell the story, you better look for another lead.

Like Meyer, the Buckeyes practices are revealing very little about whether it is J.T. Barrett or Cardale Jones who leads the competition to become Ohio State’s No. 1 signal-caller.

In fact, the two quarterbacks are equally splitting reps with the first-team.

Meyer said Jones and Barrett will split reps 50-50 for first dozen practices. Calls the QB race "even."

— Dave Briggs (@DBriggsBlade) August 10, 2015

But maybe you can get an idea of who is ahead by seeing which quarterback takes the first practice rep? Nope. Urban Meyer has been using a coin flip to determine that.

Ohio State flipped coin to determine which QB would take first rep today. Jones called heads and won.

— Dave Briggs (@DBriggsBlade) August 10, 2015

Braxton Miller, meanwhile, is committed to his move to wide receiver.

Meyer: "Braxton had a pretty good day, played the entire practice at wide receiver. J.T. and Cardale were fine. No update. They were fine."

— Dave Briggs (@DBriggsBlade) August 10, 2015

It is going to be very interesting to see how the competition continues to play out.

Everyone seems to have their own belief on who will start under center, but it is clear that Urban Meyer is keeping his cards close to his chest and we could all be in for a big surprise the first time Ohio State breaks the huddle on Sept. 5.

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