Scarlet Sunrise: Buckeyes announce champion grades from win at Rutgers

Scarlet Sunrise: Buckeyes announce champion grades from win at Rutgers

Ronnie Hickman by Birm -- Lettermen Row
Ohio State bullet Ronnie Hickman was named Defensive Player of the Game. (Birm/Lettermen Row)

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Buckeyes name champions from road win at Rutgers

Ohio State improved to 2-0 on the road this season with a dominant win over Rutgers in New Jersey.

The Buckeyes used a massive performance by quarterback C.J. Stroud and an impressive defensive effort to get to 4-1 on the year. For his effort, Stroud was named Buckeyes offensive player of the game, and he graded as a champion. Three running backs, four offensive linemen, two tight ends and two wide receivers joined him on offense.

And defensively, do-it-all playmaker Ronnie Hickman was stellar yet again to earn defensive player of the game honors. He was joined by a pair of defensive linemen, a linebacker and a trio of fellow players in the secondary.

The full list of champions can be found below.

Offense: RB Master Teague, RB Marcus Crowley, RB TreVeyon Henderson, TE Jeremy Ruckert, TE Mitch Rossi, WR Chris Olave, WR Garrett Wilson, OC Luke Wypler, OG Thayer Munford, OT Nicholas Petit-Frere, OG Matthew Jones

Offensive Player of the Game: QB C.J. Stroud

Defense: DE Zach Harrison, DT Tyliek Williams, CB Denzel Burke, DB Marcus Williamson, LB Cody Simon, DB Bryson Shaw

Defensive Player of the Game: DB Ronnie Hickman

Special Teams Players of the Game: CB Demario McCall and LB Cade Kacherski

Lettermen Live hosted by Roosters

Is Ohio State now fully back on track to win its fifth consecutive Big Ten championship and reach a third straight College Football Playoff?

There are certainly discussions to be had about whether the Buckeyes are back. That’s what the all-star Lettermen Row crew did on Monday on the latest episode of Lettermen Live hosted by Roosters.

Lettermen Row senior writer Austin Ward led a team of former Buckeyes linebacker Bobby Carpenter, former Ohio State quarterback Justin Zwick, Nicole Cox from Roosters and Lettermen Row Director of Recruiting Jeremy Birmingham to analyze the Buckeyes performance against Rutgers and what it means going forward.

The crew hands out some Buckeye Leaves for the team’s best performers on Saturday, and there were plenty to dish out. That includes another head-turning game from Ohio State Bullet Ronnie Hickman.

You won’t want to miss all that and more in the latest episode of Lettermen Live hosted by Roosters. Don’t forget to grab the $2 appetizers every Tuesday at all Roosters locations. Fried pickles is this week’s appetizer while supplies last.

Weekend Kickoff presented by Bryant Heating and Cooling Systems

Lettermen Row Weekend Kickoff presented by Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems: The Whatever It Takes Pregame Show is back!

The Lettermen Row crew will be live from Urban Meyer’s Pint House in Dublin’s Bridge Park on Thursday night for a full preview of the Buckeyes next Big Ten matchup, this time a Noon tilt against Maryland.

The next edition of the show will be Thursday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m., and there will be plenty of Ohio State guests on hand to break down the pursuit of a win. Come out to see Cardale Jones, Zach Boren, Bobby Carpenter, Robert Landers and other former Buckeyes greats give their insight about the upcoming game with the Terrapins and give predictions about the matchup.

Get set with the panel of former Buckeyes with analysis, stories, delicious food from Urban Meyer’s Pint House in Dublin and some cold Coors Light. Don’t miss the next show Thursday at 7 p.m.

Lettermen Row Weekend Kickoff presented by Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems: The Whatever It Takes Pregame Show is proudly sponsored by Coors Light and Byers Auto!

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