C.J. Barnett has one goal in mind as he closes out his final season as a Buckeye
Ohio State one of eight football programs visited by ESPN this spring.
Miller accounts for three TDs in the win
Scarlet 31, Gray 14
Buckeyes are already 40 percent through the drills; hadn't even started on this date last year
Ohio State Buckeyes celebrate senior day at the Shoe vs. B1G foe Indiana
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Ohio State vs. Purdue - Oct. 20, 2012
Ohio State hosts California Saturday, September 15, 2012 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio
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Career Overview: C.J. Barnett is one of five members of the 2013 team to graduate in December 2013; his degree coming in sociology/criminology ... as a fifth-year senior, he was the most experienced member of the secondary and closed his career with 45 games played as a Buckeye and 37 starts ... his 224 career tackles were the second-most among the Buckeyes ... nobody on the team had more interceptions than his career total of eight ... twice he ranked second on the team in tackles in the season-ending stats ... he was honored three times by the Big Ten Conference for his play on the field, and once - as an Academic All-Big Ten honoree - for his classroom accomplishments. Senior Season: C.J. was one of five senior captains in 2013 ... he missed the first game of the 2013 season with an ankle injury and had an honorable mention all-Big Ten campaign while ranking second on the team in tackles with 84 and recording nine passes defensed, including a team-high four interceptions (vs. Penn State, Illinois, Michigan State and in the Orange Bowl vs. Clemson) ... was named a third-team All-American by CBSSports.com ... he had career-highs of 14 tackles and 10 solo tackles in the win over Illinois ... named to the preseason watch lists for the Bednarik and Thorpe awards. Junior Season: C.J. started nine games in 2012, missing three others because of an ankle injury ... he ranked fourth on the team with 56 tackles and his six pass break-ups helped the Buckeyes set a team record with 73 pass break-ups on the season ... named honorable mention all-Big Ten Conference ... recorded 11 tackles in the overtime win over Wisconsin. Sophomore/Freshman Seasons: C.J. earned a starting safety job as a redshirt freshman in 2010, started the first two games of the season, but suffered a knee injury in the second game (vs. Miami) and missed the rest of the season after having surgery ... he came back strong in 2011 to start all 13 games and lead the Buckeyes with 75 tackles ... was named second-team a ll-Big Ten Conference by the league's coaches ... was in on a then-career-high 12 tackles vs. Michigan ... played on special teams as a true freshman in 2009.
C.J. BARNETT'S CAREER STATS
Draft Day: Denzel Ward