My #1 Favorite Ohio State Buckeye: Ryan Shazier

Career Statistic Resume: 317 total tackles, 45.5 tackles for loss, 15 sacks, five fumbles forced, one interception (a pick-six), five pass deflections, one punt blocked, 2013 first-team all-American I spent way too much of my time internally debating how I would place each of the players on this list. There were hour-long sessions where I just sat …

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My Top Ten Favorite Ohio State Buckeyes: #2 Ezekiel Elliott

Career Statistic Resume: 3,961 rushing yards, 43 TD, 6.7 yards per-carry, 58 receptions, 449 yards, 1 TD, 2015 Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year, 2015 AP second-team all-American, 2015 Sugar Bowl and National Champion MVP Nicknames: Zeke, Hero in a half-shirt Most of the time, transcendent talent is apparent right away. Michael Jordan came into the …

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My Top Ten Favorite Ohio State Buckeyes: #3 Carlos Hyde

Career Statistic Resume: Ohio State running back from 2010-13, Starter from 2012-13, 3,198 rushing yards, 6.1 yards per carry (including a 7.3 ypc average his senior season), 37 rushing touchdowns, 34 receptions, 271 yards, 4 touchdowns, 2013 Third-team All-American, member of the 2012 undefeated team. Nickname: El Guapo, 'Los, Thunder When I was a kid, I …

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My Top Ten Favorite Ohio State Buckeyes: #4 Darron Lee

Career Statistic Resume: Played Linebacker for Ohio State from 2014-15, 146 total tackles, 27 TFL, 11 sacks, 3 interceptions, 3 forced fumbles, 2 fumbles recoveries, 3 defensive touchdowns, starter for the 2014 National Championship and Big Ten Champion Team. Nickname: The Mad Dog Fact: The cover image for this story is goofy, not particularly well done …

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My Top Ten Favorite Ohio State Buckeyes: #5 Devin Smith

Career Statistic Resume: Starting wide receiver from 2011-2014, 121 receptions, 2,503 receiving yards, 20.5 yards per catch, 30 touchdowns, member of the 2014 Big Ten and National Championship-winning team, 2014 Big Ten runner-up in high jump with a clear of seven feet and 1/4 inch. People nowadays try all kinds of things to live more healthy lives. …

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My Top Ten Favorite Ohio State Buckeyes: #6 Ted Ginn Jr.

Career Statistic Resume: Played Wide Receiver at Ohio State from 2004-2006. Recorded 135 receptions, 1,943 receiving yards, 15 receiving touchdowns, 28 rushing attempts for 213 yards and 3 touchdowns, 6 punt return touchdowns, 2 kickoff return touchdowns, at the time a record 4 punt return touchdowns in his freshman season, and 1 passing touchdown. Played for …

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“It’s Not Weird Anymore”–The Problem with College Football

Earlier this month, the pre-season top 25 polls (both Coaches and AP) were released for the college football season. Consequently, ESPN's Mike Greenberg replied to the release of the polls on Twitter, saying, "It's the same five teams every year. There is no sport with less parity. None." The five teams he's referring to are …

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2019 College Football Picks and Predictions

I can't classify myself as a bona fide college football expert. In reality, there's only about ten people alive who really can. When your sport consists of 130 teams and nearly 100 players per team, only those who are paid to study the teams day in and day out can truly claim to know and …

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My Top Ten Favorite Ohio State Buckeyes: #7 Malcolm Jenkins

Statistic Resume: Played at Defensive Back for Ohio State from 2005-2008, 119 career tackles, 1 career sack, 11 career interceptions, 2 pick sixes, 2008 Thorpe Award Winner, 2008 First Team All American, member of 2005-2008 Big Ten Champion teams. I was only six and seven years old when I got to watch Malcolm Jenkins suit up …

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My Top Ten Favorite Ohio State Buckeyes: #8 Michael Thomas

Statistic Resume: Played at Wide Receiver from 2013-2015, 113 receptions, 1602 yards, 18 receiving touchdowns, apart of 2014 Big Ten Champion and 2014 National Champion team. Nickname: "Can't Guard Mike" (aka his Twitter handle) Michigan St. was up 21-14. It was Ohio St.'s revenge game with the team that had ended their 24 game win streak less …

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