The Ohio State Buckeyes are heading to the Rose Bowl to take on the Utah Utes and although it is not the result that any of us wanted, it is still a prestigious New Years’ Six game and an opportunity for more practices and therefore more reps.
In the day and age of the transfer portal, practices and reps to figure out your roster are at a premium and it feels like every day someone is placing their name in the portal, but that is not my focus here. Today we are going to dive into the former Buckeyes who played on Sunday.
This of former Ohio State legends in the league is so long we have to make two lists with this focusing on the offense with a look at the defense on Tuesday.
Joe Burrow, Cincinnati Bengals
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) throws in the first quarter during a Week 13 NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati. Credit: USA TODAY Sports
The Cincinnati Bengals earned a big loss to the Los Angeles Chargers, 41-22, and Joe Burrow completed 24 of 40 passes for 300 yards, a touchdown, and two interceptions. Burrow had one rush for six yards and a touchdown as well.
Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys
Nov 25, 2021; Arlington, Texas, USA; Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) is tackled by Las Vegas Raiders safety Johnathan Abram (24) during the second half at AT&T Stadium. Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
On Thursday Night Football, the Dallas Cowboys defeated the New Orleans Saints, 27-17. Ezekiel Elliott received 13 carries for 45 yards and also accounted for two receptions for two yards.
Carlos Hyde, Jacksonville Jaguars
Dec 5, 2021; Inglewood, California, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars running back Carlos Hyde (24) fumbles as Los Angeles Rams defensive end A’Shawn Robinson (94) holds onto his uniform in the third quarter at SoFi Stadium. Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports
The Jacksonville Jaguars were embarrassed by the Los Angeles Rams, 37-7, and Carlos Hyde received nine…