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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 this season for the Buckeyes, who are ranked No. 3 by the Associated Press after completing a 12-0 campaign that included an 8-0 mark in the Big Ten Conference and a championship of the leagues Leaders Division.- Hankins, who announced Dec. 10 he would forego his senior season and enter the 2013 NFL Draft, ranked fifth on the team this season with 55 tackles, including 4.0 TFLs (minus-22 yards). He had a career-high 10 tackles against both California and UAB.- Roby ranks second in the nation in passes defended with 1.73 per game and 19 total (17 pass break-ups and two interceptions). He scored three touchdowns via interception, recovered fumble and recovered bobbled snap this season, and he had two interceptions vs. Nebraska and a career-high four PBUs vs. Penn State.- Simon, the Big Tens defensive player of the year and its defensive lineman of the year, led the Big Ten in quarterback sacks (9.0 for minus-73 yards) and ranked second with 14.5 tackles-for-loss, totaling minus-87 yards both Top 25 marks nationally.All three players were first-team all-Big Ten performers this year for Coach Urban Meyer. Simon, a three-year starter, had started 37 consecutive games for the Buckeyes until a knee injury forced him to miss the teams undefeated-season-capping 26-21 win over Michigan. Hankins and Roby have each started 25 consecutive games.
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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...
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...
Things just got a little sexier up in Columbus, Ohio with the Ohio State University teaming up with Victoria Secret according to the Columbus Dispatch. Victoria Secret will be producing OSU apparel for the ladies. I’m sure the Ohio State men will be happy with this move.
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Victoria’s Secret lingerie and loungewear brand, called Pink, will expand its...
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.
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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.
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Hard to fault the big guy who thanked both Urban Meyer and Jim Tressel, who recruited...
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