Two Ohio State players reportedly won’t see the field today.
In what could end up being the biggest games of the year for the Buckeyes, Ohio State will be without two defensive stalwarts.
The winner of today’s game between Michigan State and Ohio State controls their destiny in the Big Ten East, but it won’t be an easy road for the Buckeyes.
This morning it was reported that Jerome Baker and Dante Booker won’t play against the Spartans today.
It appears that Ohio State LBs Jerome Baker and Dante Booker likely won't play today due to injuries that cropped up during week, sources tell Dispatch, confirming Bucknuts report. Team spokesman not yet confirming.
— Tim May (@TIM_MAYsports) November 11, 2017
If true, it’s a big loss for the Buckeyes. Baker is tied for second on the team with 44 tackles this season, 4.5 of those coming for a loss. He also has two sacks in his second season. Booker also has two sacks on the season, to go along with 31 tackles, five for a loss.
Ohio State and Michigan State kick off at noon from Columbus.