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OSU Headlines: NFL draft | Three Ohio State defensive backs go in first round

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Friday, April 28, 2017
NFL draft | Three Ohio State defensive backs go in first round
Marshon Lattimore had to overcome persistent hamstring issues.Malik Hooker couldn’t work out for NFL teams because of postseason surgery.Gareon Conley’s apparent rise up draft boards was threatened by a rape accusation.Yet when the first round of the NFL draft ended on Thursday night, all three Ohio State players had new homes.Lattimore, a cornerback, was taken by the New Orleans Saints with the 11th pick. Indianapolis selected Hooker, […]
NFL draft | Raiders take Buckeyes’ Gareon Conley at No. 24
Gareon Conley’s difficult week ended with relief.The Ohio State cornerback, who emphatically declared his innocence after a woman accused him of rape in an April 9 encounter, was taken by the Oakland Raiders with the 24th pick of the NFL draft on Thursday.Conley had been considered among the draft’s risers. ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. said Tuesday he expected Conley to be taken by the middle of the first round.Then the allegation against Conley […]
Ohio State football | TCU game in 2018 moved to Cowboys’ stadium
The large board in the office of Ohio State deputy athletic director Martin Jarmond that shows future football schedules is dry-erase for a reason. Erasing and reconfiguring are part of the game.On Thursday, Ohio State and Texas Christian announced they will play at AT&T Stadium, home of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, on Sept. 15, 2018, each earning a $5 million payout for making a move orchestrated by the Cowboys.But that meant the home-and-home series for the two […]
NFL draft | Ohio State’s Malik Hooker taken by Colts
Malik Hooker, surrounded by family — especially his grandmother Rosetta Cox — and friends, received the call of his life tonight in New Castle, Pennsylvania. It was the Indianapolis Colts on the other end who made him the 15th player picked in the NFL draft.Though he had been projected as a high pick all along, the Ohio State safety opted not to go to the site of the draft in Philadelphia and instead hold the watch party was at his mother’s house. The primary […]
NFL draft | Buckeyes’ Marshon Lattimore goes to Saints
Ohio State cornerback Marshon Lattimore was taken with the 11th pick of the NFL draft tonight by the New Orleans Saints.Lattimore, a Cleveland Glenville graduate, started for only one season for the Buckeyes after hamstring injuries ruined his first two seasons on campus. But once he got healthy, Lattimore made up for lost time. Big Ten coaches voted him first-team all-conference.    […]
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