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College Football Expert Phil Steele Predicts Ohio State's Starting QB For The Fall

We're roughly two-and-a-half months away from the start of the 2015 college football season and we still don't know who Ohio State's starting quarterback will be. 

Phil Steele thinks he knows who it will be, though. And it's not the man who led the Buckeyes to the national championship this past season. Or the two-time Big Ten MVP. 

The college football expert believes J.T. Barrett will be the man behind center for Urban Meyer this fall. 

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"I think JT Barrett will be the starting QB for Ohio State"

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— Cole Cubelic (@colecubelic)

"I think JT Barrett will be the starting QB for Ohio State"

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It's somewhat of a surprising pick, considering Barrett is the youngest of the three players competing for the starting job. But the redshirt sophomore was phenomenal before he got hurt last season and runs Meyer's offense about as well as anyone can expect it to be run. 

Ohio State opens its season Sept. 7 against Virginia Tech.