Picks to click: Buckeyes to watch 

October, 18, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A look at three Ohio State players who will be critical as the program hits the midway point of Big Ten play with a home date against Purdue and how they might impact the outcome on Saturday (TV: ABC, noon).

[+] EnlargeJake Stoneburner
AP Photo/Jay LaPreteReceiver Jake Stoneburner has 11 catches for 133 yards and three touchdowns in six games for Ohio State this season.
Jake Stoneburner

  • The basics: After three quiet games in the passing game, the Buckeyes got reacquainted with the senior as more than a blocker against Indiana. Stoneburner was once again a target, and he responded with four catches for 41 yards -- seemingly modest totals, but plays that still helped keep drives moving and got him involved once again.
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Brett McMurphy discusses the resistance from College Football Playoff officials to alter the dates of future matchups.