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Ohio State’s defensive line was used to delivering big hits all season long, but it will have to do so in 2013 without one of its biggest pieces.
Ohio State announces defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins will forego his senior season to enter the NFL draft.
— Eleven Warriors (@11W) December 10, 2012
Hard to fault the big guy who thanked both Urban Meyer and Jim Tressel, who recruited him. Hankins draft prospects could obviously fluctuate wildly between now and draft day, but ESPN’s Mel Kiper already has the junior in his top twenty pretty consistently. CBS even has a couple of mock drafts that have him going #19 to Dallas and #14 to New Orleans. So there’s that.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio Ohio State all-Big Ten Conference defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins announced today he will forego his senior season of eligibility with the Buckeyes and make himself available for the 2013 NFL Draft and an opportunity to continue his career at the next level.I have decided, with the support of my family, to forego my senior season at Ohio State in order to enter...
All-Big Ten defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins has announced he will give up his senior season at Ohio State to make himself available for the 2013 NFL draft.
Hankins appeared in 38 games the past three years and started every game the past two seasons. He was fourth on the team in tackles in 2011 with 67, including 11 for minus yardage. This past season he was fifth in tackles...
Tis the season for draft eligible players to declare for the 2013 NFL Draft, especially for players that likely have realized they carry a likely 1st round grade. For an Ohio State program that has at times been forgotten about this year due to BCS ineligibility and unable to play in the post-season, NFL scouts certainly haven't strayed away from the program for their evaluations...
Ohio State all-Big Ten Conference defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins announced today he will forego his senior season of eligibility with the Buckeyes and make himself available for the 2013 NFL Draft and an opportunity to continue his career at the next level.
“I have decided, with the support of my family, to forego my senior season at Ohio State in order to enter the NFL Draft...
Johnathan Hankins didn't have much of a decision to make, and he made his NFL plans official on Monday.
The big, mobile defensive tackle is an Ohio State Buckeye no longer. He's headed to the NFL Draft.
The Dearborn, Mich. native had just four sacks over the last two seasons but was a very disruptive force in the trenches. He was a 2012 preseason All-American and a postseason...
The 2013 Ohio State defense lost a member on Monday when Johnathan Hankins declared he will skip his final season of eligibility and head to the NFL draft. He will join the rest of the 2012 starting defensive line in heading out the door.
COLUMBUS, Ohio Three Ohio State University football standouts junior defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins, sophomore cornerback Bradley Roby and senior defensive end John Simon were named Associated Press All-Americans today. Hankins and Roby were each honored with second-team recognition while Simon was a third-team selection for the second consecutive year.Each was a major contributor...