After a promising career had been derailed by injuries and inconsistent play, Robert Rose's career looked to be skidding to a halt when he was not part of the Ohio State team as it reported for fall camp. Since then, however, things have taken a decidedly rosier turn for the senior defensive lineman.
October 9, 2009
For the past couple of seasons, the Ohio State defensive line has featured a number of younger players who were learning on the job. Going into 2009, the script has flipped thanks to seven upperclassmen near the top of the rotation. Those returning older players are hoping to be the rock of an Ohio State defense having to fill holes in other places.
April 7, 2009
A unit that has seen a number of players rotate in and out of the lineup took a significant blow last weekend when junior defensive end Lawrence Wilson was lost for the season. Junior Rob Rose will likely get the first chance to fill Wilson's shoes, but he will not be the only one to receive a shot.
October 17, 2008