Ohio State will suit up 14 college graduates for the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic
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Three first-team All-Americans in 2017; Seventh consecutive year with multiple All-Americans
Award winning center Billy Price and CB Denzel Ward honored by AP this year; Nick Bosa 2nd team
Nick Bosa earns Walter Camp second team honors
For the first time, the Buckeyes host the Black Knights at Ohio Stadium
The Buckeyes open up the 2017 campaign in Bloomington with a Big Ten clash with the Hoosiers.
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The Buckeyes welcome the Cornhuskers to Ohio Stadium for a Top-10 Showdown.
Scenes from the Buckeyes' Big Ten opener against the Scarlet Knights.
Notable: Bosa moved to defensive tackle at times during games during his initial season when Ohio State utilized all four of its talented defensive ends in obvious passing downs ... he was one of four OSU freshman to garner freshman All-American status last year (Dre'mont Jones, Michael Jordan and Mike Weber were the others).
Honors & Awards
2016: Freshman All-American (ESPN), OSU Scholar-Athlete
2016 Season (Freshman): Bosa played in all 13 games and earned 332 snaps along a talented defensive line ... he was second on the team in quarterback sacks with 5.0 while contributing 29 tackles and three quarterback pressures ... had sacks against Bowling Green, Rutgers, Wisconsin, Penn State and Michigan ... had a personal-best four tackles three times, including in the College Football Playoff semifinals vs Clemson ... had four solo stops - another personal best - against Rutgers.
More on Nick: Nick Bosa was a consensus 5-star prospect nationally by ESPN, Rivals, 247Sports and Scout, and one of the Top 10 overall prospects in this recruiting class with ESPN ranking him No. 3 on its 300, Scout ranking him No. 5 and 247Sports No. 8 … the No. 6 player overall by Prepstar and a member of its Dream Team … also a near-unanimous No. 1 defensive end prospect with ESPN, Scout and 247Sports ranking him No. 1, and Rivals has him No. 2 at the strong side end position … Bosa was first-team 7A all-state as a sophomore and junior and certainly would have been as a senior had he not been injured in game No. 8 and missed the rest of the season … a four-year starter for Aquinas teams that won 7A state championships in 2012 and 2014 under Rocco Casullo and in 2015 under Roger Harriott … recorded 56 tackles, 29.5 tackles-for-loss and five quarterback sacks as a junior in 2014 and had 21, 13.5 and five, respectively, before his injury in 2015 … an Under Armour All-American … is the brother of Ohio State’s two-time consensus All-American and two-time Big Ten defensive lineman of the year Joey Bosa, the third overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft by San Diego …. parents are Cheryl and John Bosa … father was a first-round NFL Draft pick out of Boston College in 1987 by the Miami Dolphins and played three years in the league … uncle, Erik Kumerow, was Ohio State captain in 1987, a two-time all-Big Ten performer and a 1988 NFL first-round draft pick.
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