The scholars were all part of Ohio State's unbeaten, 12-0 2012 season
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
Coaches choose sides in early morning draft; four will be captains for the game
Ohio State Overview: Ben is in his third season with the Ohio State football program ... he initially walked onto the team in the fall of 2010 ... he redshirted the 2010 season and did not see any game action in 2011.
More on Ben: An exercise science major, Ben is a fine student and has been named an OSU Scholar-Athlete for his efforts in the classroom ... he was a three-year starter at Woodmore H.S. under coach Lou Bosh ... he was a two-time team captain of his wrestling and track and field teams at Woodmore ... on the mats Ben won the 2009 Suburban Lakes League heavyweight championship and was runner-up in 2010 ... he was all SLL and a regional qualifier in the shot put and discus in track and field ... Ben is the son of Karen and Keith St. John ... he has two brothers, Michael and Drew.