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Link dump: News on Sevyn Banks, Chase Young, everything else happening on the beat

All of the best Ohio State news (and then some) to help fill the sports void.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SEP 08 Rutgers at Ohio State Photo by Adam Lacy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

I think it’s safe to assume that most of us tend to turn to sports to help us wind down from a long day at work, forget our problems, and focus on our beloved teams or whatever else is happening across the world of college football, MLB, NBA, etc. But—as we’re all well aware— that option is no longer on the table for the foreseeable future. While that’s truly dreadful to think about, we at LGHL plan to help fill that void as best we can. So, we rounded up all the best news from around the Ohio State beat (and then some) to help you get your sports fix and hopefully get you to turn off the depressing-as-heck news.

We’ll start with some of the recent stuff by yours truly:

We need your help in deciding the best OSU play of the decade, and your vote to get Ohio State to the Sweet Sixteen in SB Nation’s FanPulse March Madness.

One of the best cornerbacks in the nation included the Buckeyes in his top ten schools.

The t-shirt that Buckeye fans deserve because we are the Champions****

It’s been over a week without sports.

Now, from around the beat:

Dan Hope from Eleven Warriors broke down Trey Sermon’s film. Sermon, former Oklahoma running back, announced on Sunday that he would be transferring to Ohio State. Hope says his film “demonstrates his potential to be a big weapon” for the Buckeyes in 2020.

An update on new 2021 prospects, as told by Birm of Lettermen Row.

Ohio State offered a former Georgia OL commit, according to Bill Kurelic of Bucknuts.

Former Ohio State defensive end Chase Young and cornerback Jeff Okudah are projected as the No. 2 and No. 3 overall picks, respectively, in Mel Kiper’s NFL mock draft 3.0 (accessible via ESPN+).

Patrick Murphy of Bucknuts discusses Ohio State cornerback Sevyn Banks’ preparedness for a bigger role this season.

And then some:

As Matt McConnolly of The State reported, Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and his girlfriend started a GoFundMe page to try to help coronavirus victims but the NCAA shut it down. I hate it here.

The Carolina Panthers released former No. 1 pick and NFL MVP Cam Newton.

The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo will be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, likely until 2021. (Sorry, this one is kind of just putting salt in the wound, isn’t it?)

Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid is donating $500,000 to Covid-19 relief efforts and will also help Sixers employees.