Asked about who will start at QB in the opener against Virginia Tech, Ohio State HC Urban Meyer said the "first guy that jogs out at Blacksburg will be the starting quarterback."
The four Ohio State players suspended for the Virginia Tech game were punished for marijuana and academics, according to ESPN's Joe Schad.
Ohio State junior DE Joey Bosa and sophomore WR Jalin Marshall have been suspended for the school's season opener against Virginia Tech, according to Tim May of the Columbus Dispatch.
College Football 24/7 writer Chase Goodbread advises Ohio State HC Urban Meyer to start redshirt junior QB Cardale Jones "and don't look back."
Ohio State graduate QB/H-back Braxton Miller "could land in the top half of the draft" if he is "able to consistently snare passes from [J.T.] Barrett or [Cardale] Jones" in his new role of H-back, notes NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter.
Ohio State redshirt junior Michael Thomas emerged "as a legitimate No. 1 option" during Cardale Jones' time as the starter, according to Austin Ward of ESPN.
Mlive.com's Mike Griffith believes Ohio State junior S Vonn Bell is the top defensive back in the Big Ten.
Ohio State senior TE Nick Vannett boasts a nice blend of "size, hands, and surprising speed," observes NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter.
Ohio State graduate QB/H-back Braxton Miller "has one of the best first steps in college football, but he's also a nifty runner with impressive elusiveness," writes Sports on Earth's Matt Brown.
An NFC scout said his team has two grades on Ohio State graduate Braxton Miller, with the "athlete" grade "much… better."
ESPN's Travis Haney reports that the receivers at the Elite 11 camped "raved" that Ohio State redshirt sophomore QB J.T. Barrett was "the best college QB throwing to them."
ESPN's Steve Muench believes a position change will help Ohio State graduate QB/H-back Braxton Miller's draft position because he "didn't project as an early-round quarterback despite his considerable talents."
Ohio State junior RB Ezekiel Elliott's "size is average, [but] he can exploit a hole inside or hop outside to rip off chunks of yardage, which makes him a very valuable player," NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter wrote.
NFL Media's Daniel Jeremiah believes OSU redshirt junior Cardale Jones is the most talented QB in the 2016 class.
NFL Media senior analyst Gil Brandt believes Ohio State graduate Braxton Miller is "really built to be a running back" and reminds him of "Paul Hornung when he was at Notre Dame."