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Akron Beacon Journal Apr 28, 2016
Buckeyes in the first round

Buckeyes in the first round

The record for first-round selections from one school was set by the University of Miami with six in 2004. Here are the Ohio State players selected in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft: No. Name Team 3. Joey Bosa Chargers 4. Ezekiel Elliott Cowboys 10. Eli Apple Giants 16. Taylor Decker Lions 20. Darron Lee JetsNote: All 31 first-round picks were made at press time.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 28, 2016

Rob Oller commentary | Ohio State can win even as NFL draft takes away

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};The odd duality that is the NFL draft played out again Thursday night in Chicago, where perpetual winner Ohio State celebrated big losses. That’s right, the Buckeyes celebrated losing two of the best players in college football last season: defensive end Joey Bosa went No. 3 overall to the San Diego Chargers and tailback Ezekiel Elliott followed right after, going No. 4 to the Dallas Cowboys.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 28, 2016

NFL draft | First-round picks

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};How the first round unfolded Thursday night in the NFL draft.
Plain Dealer Apr 28, 2016

Taylor Decker selected by Detroit Lions in first round, No. 16 overall: Ohio State NFL Draft 2016 capsule

Decker was the fourth Buckeye selected in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 28, 2016

Ohio State football | NFL draft: Bosa to Chargers at No.3; Elliott to Cowboys at No.4

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};Joey Bosa went into tonight’s first round NFL draft with no idea where he was headed, but he didn’t have to wait long to find out. In somewhat of a stunning development, the San Diego Chargers made the Ohio State defensive end the No.3 pick. Minutes later, Buckeyes running back Ezekiel Elliott was taken by the Dallas Cowboys at No.4.
Plain Dealer Apr 28, 2016

See what the Ohio State football players are wearing on the red carpet of NFL Draft 2016

The NFL Draft is more about fashion than it is about football, right?
Columbus Dispatch Apr 28, 2016

Ohio State football | NFL draft: Buckeyes arrive in style

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};It looked a scene from the Oscars, and well, it really is football’s version of it. Ezekiel Elliott wore a light-blue tuxedo that made him look as if he might be a groom. Joey Bosa wore a gray suit with, naturally, a red tie. They, along with Ohio State teammates Taylor Decker, Darron Lee and Eli Apple got the red-carpet treatment before the start of tonight’s draft.
Plain Dealer Apr 28, 2016
Ezekiel Elliott is one of the best players in the NFL Draft: How's his name misspelled on the red carpet?

Ezekiel Elliott is one of the best players in the NFL Draft: How's his name misspelled on the red carpet?

While Elliott was looking dapper in a baby blue suit on the red carpet, the NFL Draft sign had his name as "Ezekiel Elliot." How does that happen?
Columbus Dispatch Apr 28, 2016

College football | NCAA rescinds ruling that banned satellite camps

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};Urban Meyer said a week ago he thought something was in the works to rescind the recent ruling by the NCAA which banned satellite camps and also would keep FBS coaches from schools such as Bowling Green and Ohio from working the Ohio State summer camp. Thursday the NCAA Divison I board of directors did just that.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 28, 2016

Ohio State football | NFL draft: Meyer will head large contingent in Chicago tonight

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};There will be plenty of Ohio State representation in Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre, home of the NFL draft tonight, and that’s not even counting the five OSU players who will be there waiting to hear their name called in the first round. Coach Urban Meyer will be on the premises, primarily to experience the evening with players Joey Bosa, Ezekiel Elliott, Darron Lee, Taylor Decker and Eli Apple. Meyer will appear on ESPN from time to time.
Plain Dealer Apr 28, 2016

Man indicted in fatal shooting of former Ohio State football great Will Smith

A business owner and semiprofessional football player was indicted Thursday on a second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of retired New Orleans Saints' defensive end Will Smith.
Plain Dealer Apr 28, 2016

Satellite camps are alive again, NCAA rescinds the ban: Are Ohio State and Michigan's plans back on?

A few weeks after the NCAA banned satellite camps, ESPN.com's Brett McMurphy has reported that the ban was rescinded on Thursday.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 28, 2016

Ohio State football | Man indicted in fatal shooting of Will Smith

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};A grand jury has indicted a business owner on a second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of retired New Orleans Saints' defensive end Will Smith, who played at Ohio State. The indictment was read Thursday. Cardell Hayes also faces charges of attempted second-degree murder because police say he shot and wounded Smith's wife April 9 after they got into a traffic dispute.
Plain Dealer Apr 28, 2016

Will Big Ten break first-round QB drought, Braxton Miller's mystery and more: 11 final Ohio State NFL Draft observations

From Miller to Ezekiel Elliott to Paul Warfield to Pat Elflein, thoughts on the possibilities and ramifications of the Buckeyes in the 2016 NFL Draft.

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