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Ohio State Scholarship Count: Where The Buckeyes Stand

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January is a month of transition in the college football world. As one group of players is leaving every FBS program, another is entering.

Inside the Woody Hayes Athletic Center, draft-eligible players have until January 15 to decide whether they will return for another year or declare themselves eligible for the NFL Draft.

And in high schools across the country, talented seniors are deciding whether to sign with the Buckeyes on National Signing Day, February 6.

It’s a delicate balancing act, because the Buckeyes have to be at no more than 85 scholarship players on campus by the start of fall camp.

Between now and then, the NFL players will leave and others will transfer. Ryan Day’s staff will bring new recruits, and possibly transfers in as well.

But by the time fall camp opens, the numbers have to work out to 85.

After Dwayne Haskins, Michael Jordan, Mike Weber, and Dre’Mont Jones declared themselves eligible for the NFL Draft and Justin Fields officially joined the program, the Buckeyes stand at 87 scholarship players.

Others, like Kendall Sheffield and Damon Arnette still have to announce whether they are coming back.

Offensive line prospect Doug Nester is verbally committed for 2019, but has not signed his Letter of Intent, so he’s not included in that number.

Here’s a position-by-position and class-by-class breakdown of every scholarship player currently on the OSU roster.

Certain players like Demario McCall will likely see action in multiple roles in 2019. Craig Young was listed as an “Athlete” on the official Early Signing Day roster released by OSU. He’s with the linebackers below, but could end up at any of several positions. So don’t read too much into specific position designations below.

 FreshmenSophomoresJuniorsSeniorsTotal
QBJustin FieldsGunnar Hoak *Chris Chugunov *3
RBSteele Chambers
Marcus Crowley #
Master Teague *
J.K. Dobbins
Demario McCall *
5
WRKamryn Babb *
Jaelen Gill *
Garrett Wilson #
Jameson Williams
Elijah Gardiner *
Jaylen Harris *
Chris Olave
K.J. Hill *
Austin Mack
C.J. Saunders
Binjimen Victor
11
TECormontae HamiltonJeremy RuckertLuke Farrell *
Jake Hausmann *
Rashod Berry *5
OLRyan Jacoby #
Dawand Jones
Matthew Jones *
Harry Miller
Nick Petit-Frere *
Enokk Vimahi
Max Wray *
Wyatt Davis *
Josh Myers *
Gavin Cupp *
Thayer Munford
Josh Alabi *
Branden Bowen *
Jonah Jackson *
Liam McCullough *
Kevin Woidke *
16
DEZach Harrison #
J. Jean-Baptiste *
Noah Potter
Alex Williams *
Tyler Friday
Tyreke Smith
Chase YoungJonathon Cooper
Jashon Cornell *
9
DTJaden McKenzieJerron Cage *
Tommy Togiai
Taron Vincent
Haskell Garrett
Antwuan Jackson *
Davon Hamilton *
Robert Landers *
8
LBCade Stover
Tommy Eichenberg
Craig Young
Dallas Gant
Teradja Mitchell
K'Vaughan Pope
Tuf Borland *
Baron Browning
Pete Werner
Malik Harrison
Justin Hilliard *
11
CBTyreke Johnson *Sevyn Banks
Cameron Brown
Shaun Wade *
Jeffrey Okudah
Marcus Williamson
Damon Arnette *7
SAFRonnie Hickman #
Marcus Hooker *
Bryson Shaw
Josh ProctorIsaiah Pryor
Amir Riep
Brendon White
Jahsen Wint *
Jordan Fuller9
KBlake Haubeil1
PDrue Chrisman1
Total2719211986

 

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  1. Are we hoping for some walk-on kickers?

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