Ohio State redshirt sophomore CB Eli Apple's ability to constantly be around the pass "portend[s] to a strong career in Columbus," notes NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter.
Ohio State named six captains for the 2015 season, including redshirt sophomore QB J.T. Barrett and graduate Braxton Miller.
Ohio State junior RB Ezekiel Elliott anticipates being able to fully use his stiff arm in 2015.
Ohio State sophomore WR Noah Brown will miss the 2015 season with a broken leg.
Ohio State redshirt junior QB Cardale Jones is "still very raw mentally," according to CBS Sports draft analyst Dane Brugler.
Ohio State sophomore OLB Darron Lee "really stood out on film [as] a blitzer," according to CBS Sports draft analyst Dane Brugler.
Ohio State senior T Taylor Decker "is well-put-together with NFL length to extend and meet rushers with timing and strong hands," writes CBS Sports draft analyst Dane Brugler.
Ohio State redshirt junior Michael Thomas "emerged last season as a more mature and consistent playmaker," writes CBS Sports draft analyst Dane Brugler.
Ohio State redshirt freshman WR Johnnie Dixon is still sidelined following surgery on both knees to repair arthritis.
Ohio State freshman WR Torrance Gibson was wearing a walking boot on his right foot.
Virginia Tech offensive line coach Stacy Searels said his group will have its hands full against Ohio State in the opener, even without suspended junior DE Joey Bosa.
Former Michigan State DC and current Pitt HC Pat Narduzzi believes Ohio State "stole" the Spartans' defense.
Ohio State junior DE Joey Bosa was briefly detained and questioned by police but was released without being charged or arrested, according to Eleven Warriors.
Ohio State became the first team in the history of the Associated Press poll (released since 1950) to unanimously be voted No. 1.
Ohio State redshirt junior Michael Thomas saw 57 of his 68 targets within 10 yards of the line of scrimmage in 2014.