COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State's secondary will return the lion's share of the experience on the defensive side of the ball for the Buckeyes and C.J. Barnett will be one of the players that Ohio State will look to for leadership when the season starts later this month.
The team will be replacing six of seven between the defensive line and linebacker corps (there could be some debate since Curtis Grant did start early in 2012). Both Barnett and Christian Bryant will be the old men of the secondary, especially while Bradley Roby's status is up in the air for the time being after a legal issue.
Earlier this week we had a chance to catch up with several of Ohio State's safeties and have this free video update with Barnett about how camp has been treating him and the hot topic of the new NCAA Targeting Rule that could knock players out for a game if they are flagged for breaking the rule.