At a place as talent-rich as Ohio State, it stands to reason that there’s going to be attrition from time to time. Whether due to a lack of playing time or increased competition, even former blue-chip recruits can get lost in the shuffle. With Spring practice underway, the Buckeyes lost three such players this week, as offensive lineman Tyler Gerald, and wide receivers Alex Stump and James Clark all chose to leave the program.
On this week’s edition of The Hangout in the Holyland, Matt Brown and Colton Denning are back to discuss the transfers, whether they were a surprise, and just how big of an impact they’ll have on the depth of the roster. Ohio State currently stands at 87 scholarships —two more than the NCAA limit of 85— and the guys discuss how much more attrition to expect before the start of the season.
Other topics on this episode also include:
- The report that Thad Matta will return for the 2017-18 season
- Ohio State’s Big ten Tournament opener versus Rutgers
- Excitement for the tournament itself (lol)
- Is putting salsa on macaroni and cheese a crime?
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