Ohio State one of eight football programs visited by ESPN this spring.
Busses will shuttle students to the Woody from the RPAC and Ohio Union starting at 9:45 a.m.
The emphasis of practice No. 7 was on the passing game; and defending it
Buckeyes are already 40 percent through the drills; hadn't even started on this date last year
Q&A with junior linebacker Curtis Grant
Ohio State vs. Purdue - Oct. 20, 2012
Ohio State hosts Miami Saturday, September 1, 2012 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio
Ohio State vs. Purdue - AP Photos - 11/12/11
Ohio State Overview: 2012 first-team All-American (ESPN.com) Bradley Roby is a talented, athletic and fast (consistent 4.3 40s) cornerback who has started all 25 games the past two seasons ... expect this fourth-year junior, who has five career interceptions in addition to 23 pass break-ups, to be one of the best, if not the best, cornerback in the nation in 2013 ... Roby was a semifinalist for the Thorpe Award in 2012 when he led the nation in passes defended with 19 (17 pass break-ups, which tied the OSU single season record, and two interceptions) and 1.73 per game ... was named a second-team All-American by the Associated Press and Walter Camp ... a first-team all-Big Ten Conference performer by both the coach and media polls, Roby was the only defensive player in the nation last year to score touchdowns three different ways (recovered a fumbled punt in the end zone vs. Miami; he recovered a blocked punt in the end zone vs. Indiana; and he intercepted a pass vs. Nebraska and returned it for a touchdown) ... he blocked a punt in the one-point win at Michigan State and he was third on the team in tackles with 63 ... his impact games included four pass break-ups in the win at Penn State and a two-interception game vs. Nebraska, including a momentum-shifting 41-yard "pick six" in the 63-38 victory ... he tied a personal best (California) with seven solo tackles in the win over Michigan ... he set a personal best with nine total tackles vs. California ... had three pass break-ups vs. Indiana ... after red-shirting the 2010 season as a true freshman, Roby stepped up when he had the opportunity and started all 13 games at cornerback in 2011 ... he tied for the team lead as a freshman with three interceptions and he also was in on 47 tackles, including 3.5 tackles-for-loss (totaling 23 yards) ... his 57 interception return yards topped the team and included a 36-yard return vs. Illinois (to the Illini 12) that set the Buckeyes up for a momentum-swinging, second-half score in the 17-7 win ... Roby ranked in a tie for ninth in the Big Ten Conference with nine passes defended (three interceptions; six pass break-ups) ... he also was tied for eighth in interceptions ... he recorded his first career interaction against the Miami Hurricanes and also picked off a pass vs. Michigan State ... coaches presented him with the 1st Year Defensive Player Award as the outstanding first-year player on defense.
More on Bradley: Bradley is majoring in communications ... he earned all-Georgia honors for coach Bill Ballard's state quarterfinal team at Peachtree Ridge H.S. ... had 42 tackles and six interceptions along with 29 receptions for 526 yards as a senior ... scored 11 touchdowns: five on receptions, two on punt returns and one each via a rush and kick, interception and fumble returns ... team captain ... Gwinnet TD Club defensive player of the year as well as all-region and all-Gwinnett County ... Atlanta TD Club Iron Man award ... also a track and basketball standout and a four-time school scholar-athlete ... Bradley is the son of Betty and James Roby.
BRADLEY ROBY'S CAREER STATS