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National Signing Day 2015: Ohio State football scholarship breakdown

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Now that this recruiting class is almost in the books, let's take a look at where they might fit in.

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Ohio State wasn't able to reel in Porter Gustin out of Utah, but they're still slotted to take in 25 recruits in this class, with the Buckeyes potentially adding two more players tomorrow. That's great news for the Buckeyes, but it does potentially complicate the roster math moving forward, as Ohio State doesn't currently have room for everybody. College football rosters must be at 85 players by August practices, and if Ohio State doesn't sign a single other person in this class, they're sitting at 89, and it could go as high as 91.

Ohio State has already started to undergo roster attrition. Antonio Underwood and Chris Carter had another season of eligibility this season but will not be on the team next season, and Trey Johnson and Kyle Dodson are retiring due to injury. They have already been taken into account when crunching the numbers.

As of right now, this is who is projected to be on Ohio State's roster next season:

Seniors

Offense

QB Braxton Miller
WR Corey Smith
TE Nick Vannett
T Taylor Decker
T Chase Farris
C Jacoby Boren

Defense

DT Adolphus Washington
DT Tommy Schutt
LB Joshua Perry
LB Camren Williams
LB Devan Bogard
CB Armani Reeves
S Ron Tanner

Special teams

LS Bryce Haynes

Juniors

Offense

QB Cardale Jones
RB Warren Ball
RB Bri'onte Dunn
RB Ezekiel Elliott
HB Dontre Wilson
WR Michael Thomas
G Pat Elflein

Defense

DE Joey Bosa
S Tyvis Powell
S Vonn Bell
S Cam Burrows

Special teams

P Cam Johnston

Sophomores

Offense

QB J.T Barrett
RB Curtis Samuel
HB Jalin Marshall
HB Noah Brown
WR James Clark
TE Marcus Baugh
G Billy Price
G Marcelys Jones
T Evan Lisle
T Jamarco Jones

Defense

DE Tyquan Lewis
DE Tracy Sprinkle
DE Jalyn Holmes
DL Michael Hill
DL Donovan Munger
LB Joshua Perry
LB Darren Lee
LB Raekwon McMillan
LB Chris Worley
LB Dante Booker
CB Eli Apple
CB Gareon Conley
CB Damon Webb
S Erick Smith

Special Teams

K Sean Nuernberger

RS Freshman

Offense

QB Stephen Collier
WR Johnnie Dixon
WR Terry McLaurin
WR Parris Campbell
T Brady Taylor
T Kyle Trout
G Demetrius Knox

Defense

DE Darius Slade
DL Dylan Thompson
DL Sam Hubbard
LB Kyle Berger
CB Marshon Lattimore
Malik Hooker

Freshman

Offense

QB Torrance Gibson
QB Joey Burrow
>RB Mike Weber
WR Alex Stump
TE A.J. Alexander
T Grant Schmidt
T Kevin Feder
T Branden Bowen
G Mirko Jurkovic
G Matthew Burrell

Defense

DE Jashon Cornell
DE Joshua Alabi
DE Dre'Mont Jones
DE Rashod Berry
DL Davon Hamilton
DL Robert Landers
LB Justin Hilliard
LB Jerome Baker
LB Nick Conner
CB Denzel Ward
CB Eric Glover-Williams
CB Jamel Dean
CB Joshua Norwood
CB Damon Arnette

Special Teams

LS Liam McCullough

Take the specific positional grouping with a grain of salt, since kids could obviously move around over the course of their career. Somebody is going to have to play center, after all, and players like Sam Hubbard, A.J. Alexander and Rashod Berry could finish at different positions.

This list also includes Braxton Miller, who could still transfer at just about any point during the summer.

So what happens now? It is entirely possible that Meyer and company are aware that other players on the team are planning to step away due to injury concerns, and are simply recruiting to fill those needs. It's possible that given the crowded depth charts, some players may decide to transfer over the summer. It's also possible that there will naturally be some churn due to academics, off the field incidents, or other events.

While Ohio State's quarterback race will undoubtedly be the biggest offseason story, exactly what happens with this roster will be something worth keeping a close eye on over the next few months.