Some recent recruiting battles between Michigan and Ohio State will have a major impact on Saturday's game.
Bradley Roby's draft stock could be pretty high since he has become one of the nation's best lockdown corners. But the redshirt sophomore is focused on the final two games, not his pro future.
After getting burned on the first play from scrimmage, Ohio State's defense shut down Purdue far more often than not and turned in one of their most fundamentally sound performances of the season.
At 6-foot-3 and 322 pounds, Johnathan Hankins' size and quickness off the ball sometimes make him unblockable as he is the glue for Ohio State's defensive front.
Ohio State counted on having one of the most potent pass rushes in the nation. While it could still happen, the going has been slow during the first two games.
Breaking down the 2012 Ohio State defensive line depth chart, a position in which the Buckeyes should be among the best groups in the country.