Miller accounts for three TDs in the win
Trip will feature overload of game action plus Cincinnati sights, sounds and tastes. And bling!
Earliest start, perhaps, in school history comes after a 103-day break in practices
Highly regarded class includes five, five-star recruits and lots of DL and skill players
Team assists nonprofit that
Ohio State Overview: Cardale Jones may not have had many meaningful plays during crunch time of a game yet, but he has 15 meaningful practices behind him as the No. 1 quarterback as he took the vast majority of snaps at the position this spring with Braxton Miller out with a shoulder injury ... Jones is in his third year with the football program and is a sophomore eligibility-wise ... he possesses tremendous arm strength and is physical, too, at 6-5 and 250 pounds ... he is majoring in African-American studies and was named an OSU Scholar-Athlete in the 2012 winter and spring quarters.
2013 Season: Jones had his first collegiate action this year, playing a total of 39 plays from scrimmage in games vs. Florida A&M, Penn State and Purdue ... only attempted one pass in those three games that Ohio State won by a collective score of 195-14, but did rush 17 times for 128 yards (a 7.5 per carry average) and scored one touchdown, a 10-yard run vs. Florida A&M.
2012 Season: Jones red-shirted the season after enrolling in school in January, 2012.
More on Cardale: Jones signed his national letter of intent in February 2011, but attended Fork Union Military Academy for one semester that fall and roomed with 2012 Ohio State recruit Michael Thomas ... Jones was rated by Rivals.com as the No. 12 prep school player in the country in 2011 ... he led perennial northeast Ohio high school power Cleveland Glenville to a 24-3 record as a starting quarterback ... passed for 1,689 yards and 22 touchdowns as a senior in 2011 for coach Ted Ginn and was named third-team Division I all-state by the Associated Press ... threw for 2,168 yards and 18 touchdowns as a junior in 2009, and he also had 14 career rushing touchdowns ... was the MVP of the 2010 Offense-Defense Bowl, and he also played in the Big 33 Game ... a basketball letterman at Glenville ... is the son of Florence Jones.