The offensive and defensive line positions have flip-flopped from 2012 in terms of experience
The team held its third of 15 practices this spring in the Woody Hayes Athletic Center
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
Braxton Miller threw a 40-yard touchdown pass to Devin Smith with 20 seconds left to give Ohio State the victory.
Ohio State Overview:Marcus Hall is a leader for the Ohio State offense as one of four returning starters along the offensive line ... he is a fifth-year senior - one of three along the line with LT Jack Mewhort and C Corey Linsley - who has battled in the trenches in 33 games so far for the Buckeyes, and he has started 18 times ... Hall (along with line mates Mewhort and Andrew Norwell) was on the line for 827 of the team's 837 offensive plays from scrimmage last year while starting all 12 games ... his play, and the play of the offensive line, was a huge reason the Buckeyes went 12-0, won the Big Ten Conference Leaders Division, were ranked No. 3 in the nation and were the only undefeated team in the Football Bowl Subdivision ... Hall also helped the Buckeyes average 242.2 yards per game rushing (10th nationally), lead the Big Ten in scoring (37.1 ppg) and record a 34-year team high 37 rushing touchdowns ... a three-year Varsity O letterwinner, Hall has been a key contributor along the offensive line since he arrived on campus ... he played in nine games and started once (vs. Iowa) as a true freshman in 2009 ... he red-shirted the 2010 season ... he came back to start the first five games at right guard in 2011 and then was a back-up at the left guard position the rest of the season ... he moved back to the right guard position in the spring of 2012 and he has been No. 1 on the depth charts at the position ever since.
More on Marcus:An African-American and African studies major, Marcus is another standout performer from coach Ted Ginn's powerful Cleveland Glenville Tarblooder program ... was named first-team all-state as a senior for his 11-1 team and was named all-Senate Athletic League three times ... played in the U.S. Army All-American game and also was a Parade All-American ... Big 33 game Ohio team-member ... is the son of Evelyn Moore and Rick Hall.