Cornelius Greene justified Woody Hayes' choice of him as the first black QB in OSU history when he led the Buckeyes to an undefeated season capped by a Rose Bowl victory.
Before the freshmen arrive, Adolphus Washington, Jordan Hall and Curtis Grant look to claim big roles with the 2013 Ohio State Buckeyes in spring practice.
The positives have outweighed the negatives for Ohio State coach Urban Meyer in the six weeks since the end of the season and the beginning of the team's strength and conditioning program.
Urban Meyer says the Buckeyes will be hurt by missing the 15 or so bowl practices they otherwise would have had this month.
Series: Time and Change -- BuckeyeNation caught up with former defensive tackle David Patterson and talked about a serious foot injury, his venture into reality TV and how he keeps up with the Buckeyes
Urban Meyer doesn't believe he'll need gimmicks to lead Buckeyes through bowl-less season