Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer didn’t wait long after his team’s win over Michigan to tell everyone what he thought about his 2012 seniors. In his post-game press conference Meyer said it was his goal to make sure that those seniors were never forgotten.
But what made that group so special?
The Buckeyes’ undefeated season was a total team effort. Every class played a big role. The freshmen provided depth, the sophomores provided flash and the juniors were the backbone. But it was the seniors that were the heart and soul of the team.
Redemption for 2008 Recruiting Class
The 2008 recruiting class for Jim Tressel and Ohio State was headlined by QB Terrelle Pryor, receiver Devier Posey and five-star offensive linemen J.B. Shugarts, Mike Brewster and Mike Adams.
Those five have all moved on to the NFL. Before Pryor, Posey and Adams left, they made other headlines—the type of headlines that led to Jim Tressel’s firing and a 6-7 record last season.
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