@BTNStatsGuys: 5 things to know about Ohio State Buckeyes
BTN’s annual summer football tour is headed to Columbus, Ohio, to visit the reigning Fiesta Bowl champions.
Before we watch the Buckeyes practice, Tuesday here are five facts about Ohio State entering the 2016 season.
1. Urban Meyer, who is 50-4 in his first four seasons in Columbus, owns the third-highest career winning percentage (.851) by an FBS coach all-time (minimum 10 seasons).
2. Ohio State boasts just six returning starters (three on offense; three on defense), the fewest among all FBS teams.
3. Ohio State’s 2015 senior class tied the record for most wins by a class ever with 50, tying 2008-11 Boise State.
4. In 23 career games, quarterback J.T. Barrett has amassed 5,446 total yards and 67 touchdowns.
5. Half of Ohio State’s 12 games in 2016 are versus teams that won at least 10 games last season (Bowling Green – 10; Oklahoma – 11; Wisconsin – 10; Northwestern – 10; Michigan State – 12; Michigan – 10