Picks to click: Bucks to watch vs. Badgers 

November, 15, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A look at three Ohio State players who will be critical as the program prepares to hit the road and take on Wisconsin with a chance to clinch a division title on Saturday at Camp Randall (TV: ABC, 3:30 p.m.).

John Simon
Phil Sears/US PresswireOhio state senior defensive lineman John Simon will look to pad his sack total this week against third-string Wisconsin quarterback Curt Phillips.
John Simon

  • The basics: The senior defensive lineman is obviously going to play a critical role in stopping a high-powered rushing attack, but his biggest chance to potentially swing the outcome could come when Wisconsin elects to pass. Simon has just missed on some big opportunities to pad his sack totals, but even when he hasn’t got individual credit, he’s still been making critical contributions with his tireless effort chasing the quarterback.
No. 7 OLB Jerome Baker Flips To Ohio St.
Jerome Baker, the No. 70 overall player in the ESPN 300, changed his commitment Tuesday from Florida to Ohio State. National recruiting analyst Gerry Hamilton explains what prompted the move.


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