The offensive and defensive line positions have flip-flopped from 2012 in terms of experience
Coaches choose sides in early morning draft; four will be captains for the game
Coach Urban Meyer and fullback Zach Boren take part in Big Ten spring teleconference
Coach Urban Meyer and staff will take to the practice fields with the Buckeyes March 28
Buckeyes making their 11th consecutive bowl appearance
Ohio State Overview: J.T. Moore is a fifth-year senior and a two-year letterwinner for the Buckeyes ... he has played in 31 games, including playing in all 14 games during the 2013 season ... he has been battling through some knee issues this summer and the possibility exists that he may not be able to continue playing ... Moore is majoring in family resource management and expects to graduate this December.
2013 Season: A valuable special team's performer, Moore was in on 216 plays in 2013 for an average of just over 15 plays per game ... he converted to tight end before the start of the 2013 season ... he had a total of 22 plays from scrimmage as a tight end, including 16 vs. Florida A&M.
2012-11-10 Seasons: Prior to his switch to tight end, Moore had played in 17 games as a defensive lineman, including starting four times in 2011: vs. Toledo, Miami, Illinois and Indiana ... he recorded 10 career tackles, including eight solo stops, and had a personal best with three tackles vs. Akron, his first collegiate game ... he red-shirted the 2010 season as a true freshman.
More on J.T.: Moore was first-team all-Ohio as a senior at Boardman H.S., playing for coach D.J. Ogilvie ... recorded 110 tackles and seven sacks ... also named all-Northeast Ohio, all-Federal League and to the Youngstown Big 22 team ... a three-year starter, he was named his team's Five Blocks of Granite award winner ... nominated for Ohio All-Star Classic and Big 33 game ... played basketball and was on the honor roll ... J.T. is the son of Claudette and Darryl Moore.
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