Ohio State had its second practice of the spring Thursday; now the team is off until the 19th
Team practices in shorts and helmets in the Woody Hayes Athletic Center
Earliest start, perhaps, in school history comes after a 103-day break in practices
Team assists nonprofit that
Buckeyes and Wolverines meet for the 109th time and for the 95th consecutive year
Overview: A visit to Ohio State's campus in early January convinced David Perkins, the 13th-ranked "athlete" nationally by Rivals.com, that Ohio State is where he wanted to play collegiately ... outstanding on both sides of the ball and with terrific speed, Perkins is a 4-star recruit, the No. 22 outside linebacker (Scout.com) and a member of the Rivals 250 ... rated as the No. 2 senior in Indiana by Rivals.com ... he totaled 103 tackles as a senior with 22 tackles-for-loss, including seven sacks ... also had eight forced fumbles and nine pass break-ups ... his 63 tackles as a junior included 13 sacks ... rushed for 1,311 yards with 15 touchdowns as a senior, plus had 20 receptions for 291 yards ... gained 765 rushing yards as a junior ... helped Washington, coached by Antwon Jones, to its first state championship game in 38 years in 2011 ... transferred to Washington after his sophomore season at Kalamazoo (Mich.) Central ... David is the son of Natalie and Mac Henry.