Senior defensive lineman Tommy Schutt is penciled in to be one of two new starters along the front four, filling in for the departed Mike Bennett. The defensive tackle spoke about how seriously he is taking that responsibility and how important it is to maximize his final year in Columbus.
Also in his final season of eligibility is Joel Hale. Now at defensive tackle, Hale has played on both sides of the trenches in his Ohio State career. He spoke about where he feels he fits in to the rotation on the defensive line, his leadership responsibilities and the nagging injuries he is dealing with.
Freshman linebacker Justin Hilliard is getting his first taste of fall camp as a Buckeye. The first-year player spoke about why he chose to wear No. 47 and the pressure that comes with wearing the number first made famous by Chic Harley.