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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Stadium is sure to be rocking on Saturday when Ohio State and Michigan take the football field, and geologists will find out just how much through the use of seismographs. Markelle Fultz 76ers Jersey .Ohio State and Miami University professors teamed up with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to devise the FanQuakes Magnitude Scale, and have planted sensors around the stadium this year to measure the seismic activity created by fans.The scale converts the shaking coming from fans into the perceived magnitude of a naturally occurring earthquake. Ohio States stadium seats nearly 105,000.So far this season, the biggest quake came after Curtis Samuels touchdown catch at the beginning of the second half against Nebraska. The shaking lasted more than two minutes and reached a FanQuake Magnitude of 5.2.Researchers said they expect fans at Saturdays game between No. 2-ranked Ohio State and third-ranked Michigan to take it to another level.The project was conceived as a way to help students understand concepts in geology that are sometimes hard to grasp, according to a statement from Ohio State.Well feature the measurements in classes, so that undergraduates can engage with real-world data and connect it to an experience many of them have had in person, said project leader Derek Sawyer, assistant professor of earth sciences at Ohio State. At a more advanced level, well use the data to teach data reduction and collection as well as wave propagation, earthquakes and the local geology.Researchers say they have been surprised by the effects of music from Ohio States marching band.We expected that the most exciting plays would make the biggest fan quakes, and thats true, Miami University geologist Michael Brudzinski said in a statement. But sometimes the fan quakes grow even larger after the play is done, because the music starts. The music helps the fans to jump in unison, which leads to even stronger shaking of the stands.Jeffrey Fox, a seismologist at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, said fan quakes present a good opportunity to get people thinking about earthquake hazards in general.As more and more people move to and live in earthquake-prone areas, they should be aware of seismic risk, Fox said. Even in areas such as Ohio, where the risk is low, its not zero. Markelle Fultz Jersey . 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Some of the biggest losses in college footballs opening week likely wont be reflected on the scoreboard.Several teams in recent seasons have lost starting quarterbacks the first couple of weeks and spent the remainder of the year dealing with QB issues.Air Force, Boston College, BYU, Kansas State, Notre Dame and Syracuse all lost quarterbacks to season-ending injuries by mid-September last year. Ohio State won the 2014 national title despite losing its top two quarterbacks to injuries.Theyre the only position that takes punishment without being able to give it back, and (theyre) being in exposed positions, Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher said. Im telling you, if youre not tough, you cant play quarterback.But since being tough cant always keep a quarterback on the field, the emphasis to have depth at the most important position on the team seems to have increased with the recent rash of early season injuries.An AP analysis of all the Football Bowl Subdivision programs shows that only about 38 percent started the same quarterback in every game last season, whether due to injuries or performance.Florida State uses GPS technology to measure athletes performance and monitor their health. Fisher said the data revealed quarterbacks had the third-highest workloads on the team with the torque on their body with their legs, feet and all that stuff. The only position groups with higher workloads were receivers and offensive linemen.It all adds up to teams taking steps to get backup quarterbacks more prepared.Tennessee offensive coordinator Mike DeBord said the Volunteers reserve quarterbacks get more reps in training camp now than he remembers backups receiving at his previous stops. DeBord also said backup college quarterbacks generally get more reps than backups in the NFL, where he was an assistant from 2008-12.We talk about what if (starting quarterback) Josh (Dobbs) gets injured or whatever, DeBord said. What are we going to do with the No. 2 guy? What kind of passing game are we going to have? What kind of running game are we going to have? All of that stuff, we talk about that all the time.They are common questions with quarterbacks being asked to do even more than they have in the past.In 2014, 43 FBS quarterbacks had a combined 500 pass attempts and rushes and 34 pulled off the 500 double-double last season, according to Only 19 quarterbacks had a combined 500 passes and runs in 2009.I dont think you can ever have enough quality depth at the quarterback position if you run your quarterback, Auburn coach Gus Malzahn said.Still, not all coaches believe that having a mobile quarterback makes him more susceptible to injury.Nebraskas Mike Riley notes that Cornhuskers quarterback Tommy Armstrongs athleticism can allow him to avoid the type of direct hit thhat could have knocked out the pocket passers of previous eras. Youth Markelle Fultz Jersey. But it isnt just the increased carries that could put quarterbacks at risk. With more hurry-up offenses, increased snaps also are a concern.FBS teams have averaged at least 71.5 offensive plays per game each of the last four seasons. That average was as low as 64 in 2006 and reached the 70s just once from 2006-11. The fastest-paced offenses occasionally have snap totals reaching the high 90s or even 100.Im not a scientist and I dont know what the analytics say of that number of more injuries, said Mississippi State quarterbacks coach Brian Johnson, the QB of the 2008 Utah team that went unbeaten. So I really dont have an educated answer on what the data would say.Some offenses have changed (since I played) and some offenses run 100 plays a game. I would think, and the mathematician in me says the more plays you run, obviously, the more likely you are to have a chance to get injured.Having a quality backup quarterback can make or break a season.Michigan State advanced last year to the College Football Playoff in part because backup quarterback Tyler OConnor helped the Spartans pull a 17-14 upset of Ohio State when a shoulder injury prevented Connor Cook from playing. Notre Dame lost starting quarterback Malik Zaire to a broken ankle in the second week of the season, yet DeShone Kizer stepped in and kept the Fighting Irish in playoff contention all year.Ohio States 2014 national championship provided perhaps the biggest statement on the importance of having multiple quarterbacks ready to play.Braxton Miller, the two-time Big Ten offensive player of the year, injured his throwing shoulder in August and didnt play all year. J.T. Barrett replaced Miller and performed brilliantly before breaking his right ankle in late November. Cardale Jones started Ohio States final three games and led the Buckeyes to a national title.All of those guys at Ohio State were similar enough that they didnt have to depart from what they did offensively, said Houston offensive coordinator Major Applewhite, a former Texas quarterback. I think thats important when youre building your quarterback room.You need to have an identity on what you want to be as a team offensively and defensively -- and build that quarterback position around it so you dont have to switch offenses.Whatever the strategy, the successful teams seem to have a solid backup quarterback ready to play.-------AP Sports Writers John Kekis, Joedy McCreary, Eric Olson, Joe Reedy, Mitch Stacy and John Zenor and AP freelance writer Paul Jones contributed to this report.-------AP college football website: Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '