Despite the fact that Ohio State will only have 14 scholarship seniors on the 2013 football roster, expect the Buckeyes’ program to grab more attention at the 2014 NFL combine than it did this season.
While the seniors that led the Buckeyes to an undefeated season may have been full of leaders, it wasn’t full of high-end NFL prospects.
The 2013 NFL combine went by without any former Buckeyes grabbing any headlines—part of that is due to an injury keeping John Simon from rearranging the combine’s bench press record.
However, the 2014 NFL combine could have a different result, especially if members of the Buckeyes’ 2013 junior class decide to declare early for the NFL.
While none of the players recruited by Urban Meyer will reach NFL eligibility until the 2015 NFL draft, there are still plenty of fast, strong and explosive athletes on the Ohio State roster than could shoot up the draft boards with great combine workouts.
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