The scholars were all part of Ohio State's unbeaten, 12-0 2012 season
Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner
The offensive and defensive line positions have flip-flopped from 2012 in terms of experience
A total of 37 Ohio State football players, each with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA were honored Wednesday evening at the Ohio Union
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2014 Season: Honorable mention All-Big Ten performer in his first year as a starter ... was only senior starter along the offensive line at right tackle ... Started all 15 games for the national champion Buckeyes ... Helped anchor an offensive line that ranked first in the Big Ten in total offense (511.6 ypg) and scoring (44.8 ppg) and second in rushing (264.5).
2013 Season: Darryl backed up All-American Jack Mewhort at left tackle during the 2012 and 2013 seasons ... he played 140 snaps from scrimmage during the 2013 season, including 57 vs. Florida A&M and a combined 44 vs. Purdue and Penn State ... he lined up for an additional 96 snaps on special teams.
2012 Season: Darryl played in all 12 games for the undefeated Buckeyes in 2012 with most of his 101 plays occurring on special teams ... he did log 18 plays from scrimmage vs. Illinois and he played 14 offensive snaps vs. Miami.
2011 Season: The now-three-year Varsity O letterwinner earned his first varsity letter in 2011 after getting into seven games as a reserve defensive lineman ... he recorded three tackles, including a quarterback sack in his first game as a Buckeye (Akron) ... he red-shirted the 2010 season.
More on Darryl: Baldwin was an all-Ohio and all-NOC (player of the year) as a senior for coach Jim McQuaide at Solon H.S. ... recorded 25 TFLs and nine quarterback sacks as a senior ... Solon went 12-1 and advanced to the regional finals after winning the NOC championship ... named Cleveland Plain Dealer defensive Player of the Year and to the Detroit Free Press "Top 20" team ... played in the Ohio All-Star Classic ... also played basketball and competed in track and was on the honor roll ... SADD and CASS mentor ... Darryl is the son of Caron Baldwin and the late Darryl Baldwin Sr.
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