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Quarterback Cardale Jones Starting For Ohio State In Season Opener vs. Virginia Tech

At last, we have an answer to college football's greatest question. Redshirt junior Cardale Jones, who took over as Ohio State's starting quarterback after a late-season injury to J.T. Barrett, will begin tonight's game as the Buckeyes starter.

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Earlier this summer, former Ohio State starter Braxton Miller moved to an H-back/wide receiver role. J.T. Barrett, Jones' main competition for the job, will likely see some playing time as well, as the two quarterbacks have very different skill sets. Barrett started last season after a season ending injury ended Miller's season, leading Ohio State to the Big Ten Championship game. After a week two loss to Virginia Tech, the Buckeyes rattled off ten straight wins to make the Big Ten Championship. Barrett broke his ankle late in the regular season finale against Michigan, thrusting Jones into action. He would lead the team to a win over Wisconsin to capture the Big Ten championship, and victories over Alabama and Oregon in the College Football Playoff to give OSU the national title.

Barrett threw for 860 yards, seven touchdowns, and two interceptions last season, and added 296 yards and one touchdown on the ground.