Which Key Players Are Returning To Ohio State In 2020?
With Ohio State’s 2019 season wrapped up, it is time to look ahead to how different the Buckeyes will look in 2020.
Here is a comprised list of every member of Ohio State’s two-deep roster from 2019, and which of those players will be staying, graduating, or heading out early to seek out an NFL career.
To look at the new players coming in for Ohio State in 2020, check out are commits page here
This story will be updated as more players make decisions on staying with the program or leaving early to head to the pro level. The players’ class is listed as it was in 2019.
Staying as a freshman or true sophomore
Quarterback — Justin Fields, So.
Running back — Steele Chambers, Fr. | Marcus Crowley, Fr. | Master Teague, R-Fr.
Wide receiver — Jaelen Gill, R-Fr.| Chris Olave, So. | Garrett Wilson, Fr.
Tight end — Jeremy Ruckert, So.
Offensive line — Matthew Jones, R-Fr. | Harry Miller, Fr. | Nicholas Petit-Frere, R-Fr. | Enokk Vimahi, Fr.
Defensive end — Tyler Friday, So. | Zach Harrison, Fr. | Javontae Jean-Baptiste, R-Fr. | Tyreke Smith, So.
Defensive tackle — Tommy Togiai, So.
Linebacker — Dallas Gant, So. | Teradja Mitchell, So. | K’Vaughan Pope, So.
Cornerback — Sevyn Banks, So. | Cameron Brown, So.
Safety — Marcus Hooker, R-Fr. | Josh Proctor, So.
Leaving as a senior
Quarterback — Chris Chugunov
Wide receiver — K.J. Hill | Austin Mack | Binjimen Victor | C.J. Saunders
Tight end — Rashod Berry
Offensive line — Joshua Alabi | Branden Bowen | Jonah Jackson
Defensive tackle — Jashon Cornell | DaVon Hamilton | Robert Landers
Linebacker — Malik Harrison
Cornerback — Damon Arnette
Safety — Jordan Fuller
Long snapper — Liam McCullough
Decided to return to Ohio State
Offensive line — Wyatt Davis, R-So. | Thayer Munford, Jr. | Josh Myers, R-So.
Defensive end — Jonathon Cooper, Sr. (redshirted in 2019)
Linebacker — Baron Browning, Jr. | Justin Hilliard, R-Sr. (approved for sixth year)
Cornerback — Shaun Wade, R-So.
Punter — Drue Chrisman, Jr.
Decided to leave for NFL
Running back — J.K. Dobbins
Defensive end — Chase Young
Cornerback — Jeff Okudah
Likely returning to Ohio State
Quarterback — Gunnar Hoak
Running back — Demario McCall
Wide receiver — Jaylen Harris
Tight end — Luke Farrell | Jake Hausmann
Defensive tackle — Antwuan Jackson
Linebacker — Tuf Borland | Pete Werner
Cornerback — Amir Riep | Marcus Williamson
Safety/Linebacker — Jahsen Wint
Kicker — Blake Haubeil
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