Tim May of the Columbus Dispatch reports that cornerback Bradley Roby will return for his redshirt junior year at Ohio State.
Cornerback Bradley Roby just told me by phone he is RETURNING to play for Ohio State in what will be his junior season this year.— Tim May (@TIM_MAYsports) January 6, 2013
It was expected that Roby would return, but the news became official today. Ohio State’s defense will benefit greatly from the return of Roby who will be among the best cornerbacks in the nation, as he was in 2012. Leading the nation in passes defended per game last season, Roby’s leadership and speed will benefit a relatively young Buckeye’s defense.
Though the front seven will be young, Roby’s return also will put the Ohio State secondary in discussion for one of the best in the nation. Roby, C.J. Barnett and Christian Bryant will all be returning starters in 2013. The second cornerback spot should belong to Doran Grant, who started a game in 2013 and…
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