The pair are among 10 named today to the Big Ten Conference's preseason honors list
Wilson's 2,277 all-purpose yards place him among most versatile players
Nation's fourth-oldest individual award honors the Player of the Year
Junior quarterback within reach of multiple Ohio State touchdown records
Notable Note: Booker spent a week in Equador in May 2017 as part of the Athletic Department’s involvement with the Soles4Souls program, a community service and goodwill effort dedicated to fighting poverty through the distribution of shoes and clothing.
Honors & Awards
2015: Academic All-Big Ten Conference
2014: OSU Scholar-Athlete
More on Dante: The 2013 Ohio Mr. Football, Dante Booker was considered one of the very best players in the nation with a five star rating from 247Sports and a No. 13 overall ranking … the first defensive player to win Ohio Mr. Football since Andy Katzenmoyer in 1995, Booker was rated the No. 2 outside linebacker by 247Sports, the No. 4 OLB by Scout and the No. 4 inside linebacker by Rivals … ESPN rated him No. 8 on the outside … additionally: he was a Top 100 player nationally by Rivals and Scout and No. 130 on the ESPN 300 … Associated Press Division III all-state in 2012 and 2013, and the defensive player of the year in 2013 … totaled 126 tackles as a senior and lead St. Vincent-St. Mary to back-to-back state championships, including a perfect, 15-0 record in 2013 and a 13-2 mark in 2012 … also had 24 tackles-for-loss, eight sacks and two interceptions for coach Dan Boarman’s Fighting Irish as a senior … named in 2013 a Parade All-American, USA Today All-American, U.S. Army All-American, the Akron Beacon Journal player of the year and the Greater Cleveland Sports Awards’ high school athlete of the year … is the son of Nicole Hartman and Dante Booker Sr. … father played collegiately at Auburn and in the Canadian Football League.
BOOKER'S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS
Draft Day: Denzel Ward