Buckeyes making their 11th consecutive bowl appearance
A total of eight football players, including six current players, received their degrees from The Ohio State University Sunday during Fall 2011 commencement ceremonies.
Buckeye Bits: reserve linebacker who could contribute on the special units ... joined the OSU program as a walk-on in 2010 after a stint as a midfielder on the Buckeye lacrosse team
2010 (Junior): did not see varsity action ... scout team workhorse: Marshall
High School: did not play high school football ... a lacrosse, wrestling and soccer letterman at Cape Henry Collegiate High School ... conference wrestling champion
Personal: son of Steven and Denise Bain ... one of four children ... an English major at Ohio State
Draft Day: Denzel Ward