Ohio State Down Chase Young, Several Others at Rutgers

Kristian Dyer

Ohio State has announced that 14 players will be unavailable for Saturday’s game at Rutgers. 

Noticeable among this group is defensive end Chase Young, who will serve the first game of a two-game suspension for an alleged infraction of NCAA rules. 

Rutgers is 2-7 and will face a monumental task against the 9-0 Buckeyes, who are firmly entrenched in a playoff spot. 

Ohio State will be missing the following players on Saturday: 

  OL Josh Alabi 

  WR Kamryn Babb 

  LB Baron Browning (8 games played; 24 tackles and 2.5 sacks) 

  DE Jonathon Cooper (3 games played; 2 tackles) 

  RB Marcus Crowley (7 games played; 25 carries for 237 yards and a touchdown) 

  DL Noah Donald 

  WR Ellijah Gardiner (4 games played; one reception for 10 yards) 

  SAF Ronnie Hickman 

  OL Matthew Jones 

  WR Austin Mack (7 games played; 15 receptions for 207 yards and two touchdowns) 

  OL Brett Novick 

  WR C.J. Saunders 

  DT Taron Vincent 

  DE Chase Young (8 games played; 29 tackles and team-leading 13.5 sacks)