Bradley Roby probably would have been a first-round pick, but he decided to return to Ohio State to work on his leadership skills.
Senior LB Etienne Sabino is set to return from injury to a unit that has made several adjustments without him.
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.
Even though the Ohio State Buckeyes' defense nor Zach Boren turned in anything close to a perfect game in a 52-49 win over Indiana, it doesn't appear a return to fullback will be coming any time soon.
Injured last week in a Wichita Falls (Texas) Rider's 44-17 victory, J.T. Barrett had to leave the game and didn't return. Barrett is the only quarterback in the 2013 recruiting class for the Buckeyes.
Running back Jordan Hall returned from injury against Cal to decent success, and he can expect more of the rushing load going foreward.
Ohio State Buckeyes senior defensive end Nathan Williams makes an impact in his return from knee microfracture surgery
Ohio State Buckeyes senior defensive end Nathan Williams is eyeing return from knee surgery in time for season opener