Ohio State Overview: Kyle Dodson is entering in his second season with the Buckeyes ... he red-shirted the 2012 campaign after having shoulder surgery midway through the Buckeyes undefeated, 12-0 season.
More on Kyle: Kyle is majoring in criminology ... he announced his intention to become a Buckeye on National Letter of Intent signing day 2012 ... he thus became the 25th member of the 2012 recruiting class ... a member of the Rivals 250 and a four-star recruit by both Rivals.com and Scout.com, Dodson was considered the No. 12 senior in the state of Ohio by 247Sports.com and one of Top 25 offensive tackles in the nation (No. 18 by Rivals.com; No. 24 by Scout.com; No. 31 by SuperPrep) ... he was a member of SuperPrep's all-Midwest Region team and the No. 17 prospect in the six-state region ... Dodson had an outstanding senior season for the undefeated Lake Erie League champions, who finished with a 9-1 record for coach Jeff Rotsky ... he started as a sophomore for Cleveland Heights, but was held out as a junior as a precaution, and then came back strong as a senior ... Kyle has been raised since age 11 by his Grandparents, Barbara and George Allen.