COLUMBUS: An unprecedented eight players — including star quarterback Braxton Miller — will serve as captains for No. 2 Ohio State this season.
Joining Miller are offensive linemen Corey Linsley and Jack Mewhort, defensive backs C.J. Barnett and Christian Bryant, linebacker Ryan Shazier, wide receiver Corey Brown and backup quarterback Kenny Guiton.
Linsley, Mewhort, Barnett, Bryant, Brown and Guiton are seniors and Miller and Shazier are juniors.
Coach Urban Meyer said he has never had so many designated captains. It is also the most captains in Ohio State's 124 years of football, eclipsing the previous high of six in 2010.