With national signing day in the books, the next big date on the Ohio State calendar as it continues working toward an encore for an undefeated season in 2013 is spring practice. Before those workouts begin, BuckeyeNation will take a look at each position to see where the roster is at — and where it’s going. WIDE RECEIVERS Who’s back: A valuable, versatile piece of the offense is gone, and Jake Stoneburner’s size and ability to line up all over the formation will be missed.
Heading into the new year and offseason workouts, BuckeyeNation will look at some holes left by the departing Ohio State veterans and potential candidates to fill them. WIDE RECEIVER Who: The transformation into the ultimate mismatch didn’t quite materialize after Jake Stoneburner moved from tight end to wide receiver, and he wasn’t able to equal his dynamic red-zone production from his junior season during his senior campaign with Ohio State.