Ohio State Is Missing 2 Key Starters vs. Minnesota Today

first_imgA closeup of Urban Meyer during an Ohio State football game.GLENDALE, AZ – JANUARY 01: Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes on the sidelines during the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 1, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)Ohio State is getting ready for kickoff against Minnesota at Ohio Stadium. The Buckeyes will apparently be without a couple of key starters.OSU’s defense, which has struggled at times this season, is missing two key starters against the Golden Gophers today.Urban Meyer’s team will be without Jonathon Cooper and Malik Harrison.Eleven Warriors has the details:Both Cooper and Harrison left last week’s game against Indiana and were in concussion protocol this week, but neither will play against the Gophers.In their place, Justin Hilliard was warming up with the first-team defense and looks to get the start at linebacker while Jashon Cornell looks to get the start at defensive end opposite of Chase Young.Cornell and Hilliard committed on the same day as part of the 2015 class, now they’ll make their first starts together.Ohio State and Minnesota are set to kick off at noon.The game will be on FOX.last_img read more