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Top 5 Ohio State Football Players of All Time

Top 5 Ohio State Football Players of All Time

#5 Chris Carter 1984-1986

Credit: Buckeye EmpiRE

• Receptions: 168
• Receiving yards: 2,725
• Touchdowns: 27
• All-American


#4 Howard "Hopalong" Cassady 1952-1955

Credit: Buckeye Extra/The Columbus Dispatch

• Rushing Yards: 2,466
• two-time All American
• Heisman
• In 36 games played, Cassady scored 37 touchdowns


#3 Eddie George 1992-1995

• Rushing Attempt: 683
• Rushing yards: 3,768
• Rushing TD: 44
• Receptions: 63
• Receiving yards: 534
• 1995 Heisman winner


#2 Orlando Pace 1994-1996

Credit: USA Today Sports

• The statistic for "Pancake blocks" was created to accommodate Orlando Pace's dominance at the line of scrimmage. There was no better lineman in college football.
• Pace's dominance was so prominent that he was a finalists for the heisman trophy.


 

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#1 Archie Griffin 1972-1975
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• Rushing attempts: 924
• Rushing yards: 5,589
• Rushing TDs: 26
• Receptions: 30
• Receiving yards: 350
• Receiving TDs: 1
• Two-time All American
• 1974 Heisman winner
• 1975 Heisman winner


Honorable Mention


• James Laurinaitis 2005 - 2008 

 

Credit: Cleveland.com

 

• Tom Cousineau 1975-1978

 
 
Top 5 Miami Hurricane Football Players of All Time

Top 5 Miami Hurricane Football Players of All Time

Top 5 USC Football Players of All Time

Top 5 USC Football Players of All Time