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Walk-on Lineman Kevin Woidke Earns Scholarship

Ohio State Buckeyes Football Kevin Woidke

Ohio State just added another scholarship offensive lineman, but this one wasn’t a new recruit.

Kevin Woidke, who walked on to the team in 2015 is now on scholarship for his final season as a Buckeye.

Woidke earned a letter while playing in 12 games in 2017. He saw extended action again in 2018 on the extra point and field goal units.

He also earned Academic All-Big Ten honors in 2017 and 2018, and was named an OSU scholar-athlete in the first three years he played with the Buckeyes.

Woidke is a Cleveland native who played high school football with former OSU DT Dre’Mont Jones at Cleveland St. Ignatius.

OSU hasn’t officially announced the news, but the program’s Director of On-Campus Recruiting, Tori Magers, tweeted it out on Monday night.

With Woidke now on scholarship, the Buckeyes currently sit one over the NCAA’s limit of 85.

They are also in the market for at least one more transfer offensive lineman and potentially a quarterback as well.

Even if they add a couple more players, they only have to get down to that 85 number before fall camp begins.

You can find an updated look at the scholarship chart for the 2019 Buckeyes below.

 FreshmenSophomoresJuniorsSeniorsTotal
QBMatthew Baldwin *Justin FieldsChris Chugunov *3
RBSteele Chambers
Marcus Crowley #
Master Teague *
J.K. Dobbins
Demario McCall *
5
WRKamryn Babb *
Jaelen Gill *
L'Christian Smith *
Garrett Wilson #
Jameson Williams
Elijah Gardiner *
Jaylen Harris *
Chris Olave
K.J. Hill *
Austin Mack
C.J. Saunders
Binjimen Victor
12
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
Total2919201987

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