When the Ohio State Buckeyes take on the Miami Hurricanes in Miami this Saturday, they will be relieved to have Jordan Hall, Travis Howard, and Corey Brown back on the team.
Having served their two game suspension for taking improper benefits at a charity event in February, the players have been cleared by the NCAA to return this week. This is great news for a Buckeye team that played a somewhat lifeless game against Toledo last week. Jordan Hall, arguably the best offensive player on the team and definitely the team’s biggest playmaking threat, will be a sure boost to an offense that struggled to put Toledo away. Travis Howard is perhaps the team’s best defensive back (no disrespect to Dominic Clarke who has been excellent so far this year).
But is it possible that those 3 players aren’t the only ones who are returning from discipline for this charity event? If you believe Brooks Melchior, founding editor of the popular Sports by Brooks blog, then it’s possible. [Read more...]