Players on the receiving (and blocking) end of things met with the media after practice
Earliest start, perhaps, in school history comes after a 103-day break in practices
A total of 37 Ohio State football players, each with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA were honored Wednesday evening at the Ohio Union
Buckeyes develop Second and Seven Foundation
Ohio State Overview: Ivan Blackman is a pleasant and personable young man ... he is also a versatile player who has played mostly along the offensive line for the Buckeyes, but he did cross over to the defensive line for a spell during 2013 spring drills ... he is expected to move back to the offense and will compete for time as a guard in 2013 ... Blackman is in his fourth year with the program, having initially joined the team in the fall of 2010 ... he transferred to Ohio State after spending a year at Robert Morris ... earned his first varsity letter in 2011 after seeing playing time in four games ... played in the Miami game in 2013.
More on Ivon: Ivon Blackman is a three-time OSU Scholar-Athlete and a two-time Academic all-Big Ten Conference honoree who is majoring in political science ... he lettered at St. Joseph's H.S. as a sophomore and then moved on to Bedford where he played two seasons for coach John Gibbons ... all-Lake Erie League and all-district as a junior and senior ... also competed in track and field ... Ivon is the son of Ivory and Jacob Kangah, and Edgar "Buddy" Kettles ... speaks French as Jacob Kangah was born on the Ivory Coast and speaks the language in the Kangah household ... younger brother, Frank Kangah, is a walk-on wide receiver for the Buckeyes.