The Buckeyes' quarterback is playing his final home game on Saturday.
No quarterback has filled up the record books at Ohio State more than J.T. Barrett. The Buckeyes' redshirt senior QB has OSU's records for passing yards, passing touchdowns, single-season TDs and a whole lot more.
Saturday, Barrett will play his final home game for the Buckeyes, who are taking on Illinois at Ohio Stadium.
Looking ahead to 2018, who is going to replace Barrett under center?
Here are the options:
Emory Jones (maybe)
You can probably cross Jones off the list right away. While we do list him as an option, it's unclear if the four-star dual-threat QB will remain committed to Ohio State, and even if he does stay committed, it's highly doubtful a true freshman would be able to beat out any of the three returning QBs.
There will be some fans calling for Martell, the former top recruit, and he's reportedly been playing extremely well on the scout team. However, he's the only one of the three returning QBs to not play in a game. He'll have an uphill battle.
It seems like it'll come down to Burrow and Haskins. The former looked very good in backup duty in 2016, but he's been limited by a hand injury this season, allowing Haskins to get all of the backup reps. And Haskins has looked good. His arm strength and precision are incredibly noticeable and there was a point this season when fans were actually calling for him over J.T.
So, here's our pick:
Ohio State's 2018 starting quarterback will be Dwayne Haskins.
Who are you taking?