Thanks to the NCAA sanctions levied against Ohio State last year, Urban Meyer and the Buckeyes have a numbers issue.
Because of those sanctions, Ohio State must operate under a reduced scholarship limit once again in 2013, giving Meyer just 82 available roster spots to scholarship athletes as opposed to the un-sanctioned limit of 85.
With a relatively young team and a growing recruiting class coming in, things are getting very tight for Meyer in Columbus.
So tight, in fact, that Meyer is currently out of space, according to Brandon Castel of TheOzone.net.
Despite the early departure of Johnathan Hankins and the transfer of wide receiver Verlon Reed, the Buckeyes’ current roster combined with the number of incoming freshman adds up to 82, a number Ohio State is prohibited to exceed.
The Buckeyes will have 60 scholarship players returning in 2013. Meyer has already secured verbal commitments from 22 prospects for Ohio State’s ’13 class, meaning their 82 available scholarships…
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