Scarlet 31, Gray 14
Q&A with the junior tight end
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
Buckeyes claim Leaders Division outright with win; Badgers already in the B1G title game
Ohio State Overview: Nick Vannett red-shirted the 2011 season and then earned considerable playing time at tight end during the Buckeyes' 2012 undefeated season ... he was awarded with his first varsity letter after playing in all 12 games last season ... was in the starting lineup twice: vs. Alabama-Birmingham and Nebraska ... he ranked fifth on the team with nine receptions and 123 receiving yards ... he averaged 13.7 yards per reception and had a long catch of 32 yards vs. Nebraska ... had two catches vs. Miami, California and Illinois ... a member of the 2011 Ohio State recruiting class.
More on Nick: Vannett is majoring in sports and industry ... he earned all-Ohio recognition as a senior for coach John Magistro at Westerville Central H.S. ... also earned all-metro, all-OCC and all-district honors ... made 47 catches for 606 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior ... was named to the Offense-Defense Bowl, Ohio North-South Classic and Big 33 games ... also a basketball letterman ... is the son of Carol and Jim Vannett.
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