Ohio State one of eight football programs visited by ESPN this spring.
Trip will feature overload of game action plus Cincinnati sights, sounds and tastes. And bling!
The offensive and defensive line positions have flip-flopped from 2012 in terms of experience
Team practices in shorts and helmets in the Woody Hayes Athletic Center
Earliest start, perhaps, in school history comes after a 103-day break in practices
Overview: Tyquan Lewis, one of five from this class who enrolled at Ohio State in January, is a four-star defensive end prospect (Rivals, Scout, 247Sports) from Tarboro, N.C., and Tarboro High School ... a Top 25 defensive end who comes from a tremendous program at Tarboro ... the Vikings, coached by Jeff Craddock, won three consecutive North Carolina Class 2A state championships and had won 21 consecutive games before falling in the 2012 state championship to East Lincoln ... Lewis was injured in the title game but still played and earned defensive player of the game honors ... he finished his senior season with 13 sacks and was named to the Associated Press all-state team ... he had 12 sacks among his 63 tackles as a junior ... is the son of Tyronda Whitaker, and a proud big brother to three younger brothers: Kenai, Tylie and Christian. Note: Tyquan is pronounced TIE-kwan)