The growing trend in the nation is to take athletes out of California, Florida, Georgia and Texas to build a football program. But the Big Ten loves a Buckeye – or at least an athlete from the Buckeye State. And the numbers aren’t even close. BuckeyeNation looked at the rosters of every Big Ten school in 2012 and our findings showed just how much Ohio is a hotbed in recruiting. Ohio has 216 football players on Big Ten football rosters, easily the most of any school.
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