With the 2010s coming to an end, we asked for your help in voting for the players who should comprise Ohio State's All-Decade Team.
Here are the results:
Quarterback: J.T. Barrett (2013-17)
Four-year starter at quarterback who broke several Ohio State and Big Ten passing records during his time in Columbus. Three-time Griese-Brees Big Ten Quarterback of the Year and 2016 Big Ten MVP who led the Buckeyes to an 11-1 record as a starter in 2014 and the Big Ten championship in 2017. Only three-time captain in Ohio State history and possesses a 4-0 record in games over Michigan. Ohio State's all-time leader in career passing yards (9,434) and the Big Ten's all-time leader in passing touchdowns (104), total touchdowns (147) and career offensive yards (12,697)
Running back: Ezekiel Elliott (2013-15)
Two-year starter who amassed 696 rushing yards and six touchdowns in the Big Ten Championship Game, Sugar Bowl and College Football Playoff Championship Game en route to Ohio State winning the 2014 national title. Named the Big Ten MVP and Offensive Player of the Year in 2015 and left Ohio State as the school's second all-time leading rusher with 3,961 yards and with two of the school's top three rushing seasons in 2014 and 2015. Selected by the Dallas Cowboys with the No. 4 overall pick of the 2016 NFL Draft and has earned three Pro Bowl selections and two NFL rushing titles.
Wide receiver: Michael Thomas (2012-15)
Led Ohio State with 54 receptions in 2014 and 56 receptions for 781 yards and 9 touchdowns in 2015. Left Ohio State having totaled 113 receptions for 1,602 yards and 18 touchdowns in three seasons. Selected by the New Orleans Saints in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft who has earned three Pro Bowl selections set an NFL record with 149 receptions in 2019.
Wide receiver: Devin Smith (2011-14)
Led Ohio State in receiving yards as a freshman and as a senior. led all of college football with 28.2 yards per reception during the Buckeyes' run to the 2015 College Football Playoff championship. Left Ohio State having recorded 121 career receptions and ranking fifth in career receiving yards (2,503) and second in receiving touchdowns (30). Selected by the New York Jets in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft.
H-back: Curtis Samuel (2014-16)
Running back/wide receiver hybrid who excelled in the "Percy Harvin position" of Urban Meyer's offense. First-team All-American and All-Big Ten selection who scored the game-winning touchdown in overtime against Michigan in 2016. Tallied 1,636 yards from scrimmage (771 rushing, 865 receiving) and 15 touchdowns in 2016 and left Ohio State with 2,535 yards (1,286 rushing, 1,249 receiving) and 24 touchdowns in three seasons. Selected by the Carolina Panthers in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
Tight end: Jeff Heuerman (2011-14)
Second-team All-Big Ten selection in 2014 and captain of the Buckeyes' 2014 national title team. Tallied 52 receptions, 792 yards and 7 touchdowns in four seasons in Columbus. Selected by the Denver Broncos in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft.
Offensive tackle: Jack Mewhort (2009-2013)
Three-year starter for the Buckeyes, including two first-team All-Big Ten seasons at left tackle. First-team All-American in 2013. Selected by the Indianapolis Colts in the second-round of the 2014 NFL Draft.
Offensive tackle: Taylor Decker (2012-15)
Three-year starter at Ohio State and the starting left tackle on the Buckeyes' 2014 national championship team. Consensus All-American and Big Ten Offensive Lineman of the Year in 2015. Selected by the Detroit Lions in the first round (No. 16 overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.
Offensive guard: Billy Price (2013-17)
Converted defensive lineman who started four seasons at Ohio State, including as a freshman left guard on the Buckeyes' 2014 national title team. Earned second-team All-American honors in 2016 and was named a unanimous All-American, the Big Ten Offensive Lineman of the Year and recipient of the Rimington Trophy after converting to center in 2017. Selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the first round (No. 21 overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft.
Offensive guard: Michael Jordan (2016-18)
Three-year starter at Ohio State, including two seasons at guard and one at center. Earned first-team All-American honors and was named second-team All-Big Ten as a junior in 2018. Started in all 41 games of his college career before being selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fourth round of the 2019 NFL Draft.
Center: Pat Elflein (2012-16)
Earned first-team All-Big Ten selections in each of his three seasons as a starter, including as a guard on the Buckeyes' 2014 national title team. Earned unanimous All-American honors and was named the Big Ten Offensive Lineman of the Year and Rimington Trophy winner after converting to center as a senior in 2016. Selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
Defensive end: Joey Bosa (2013-15)
Three-year starter and a key force on the Buckeyes' 2014 national title team. Was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year in 2014 and the Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year in 2014 and 2015. Two-time consensus All-American who left Ohio State ranking third in career sacks (26) and with the second-most sacks in a single season with 13.5 in 2014. Selected by the San Diego Chargers with the No. 3 pick in the 2016 NFL Draft and has been named the 2016 Defensive Rookie of the Year and to two Pro Bowls in four seasons.
Defensive end: Chase Young (2017-19)
Five-star prospect who became one of the most decorated defensive linemen in college football history. Totaled a school-record 16.5 sacks in 2019 and currently ranks second in school history with 30.5 sacks. Named a unanimous All-American in 2019, in addition to winning the Chuck Bednarik Award, Ted Hendricks Award, Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Chicago Tribune Silver Football (Big Ten MVP), Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year and Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year, as well as finishing fourth in Heisman Trophy voting. Has yet to declare for the 2020 NFL Draft, but ranks as one of its top prospects.
Defensive tackle: Johnathan Hankins (2010-12)
Two-year starter at Ohio State who recorded 138 tackles, 16.5 of which came for a loss and 5 sacks in three seasons. Earned All-Big Ten and All-American honors in 2012 with 55 tackles, 4 of which came for a loss and 1 sack. Selected by the New York Giants in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft.
Defensive tackle: Michael Bennett (2011-14)
Captain of Ohio State's 2014 national title team who tallied 110 tackles, 31.5 of which came for a loss and 18 sacks in four seasons with the Buckeyes. Named second-team All-Big Ten in 2014 after posting 40 tackles, 14 of which came for a loss and 7 sacks. Selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the sixth round of the 2015 NFL Draft.
Outside linebacker: Ryan Shazier (2011-13)
Two-year starter who totaled 210 tackles, 45.5 of which came for a loss and 15 sacks in three seasons at Ohio State. Earned first-team All-American and All-Big Ten honors with 144 tackles, 23.5 of which came for a loss and 7 sacks as a junior in 2013. Was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers with the No. 15 overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft and has earned two Pro Bowl selections (2016, 2017).
Outside linebacker: Darron Lee (2013-15)
Lightly recruited local prospect-turned-Sugar Bowl Defensive MVP. Starred at outside linebacker as a redshirt freshman throughout Ohio State's run to the 2014 national title and recorded 2 sacks against Alabama in the College Football Playoff Sugar Bowl semifinal. Totaled 146 tackles, 27 of which came for a loss, 11 sacks and 3 interceptions in two seasons as a starter. Selected by the New York Jets with the No. 20 pick of the 2016 NFL Draft.
Middle linebacker: Raekwon McMillan (2014-16)
Five-star prospect who played a pivotal role as a freshman throughout the Buckeyes' run to the 2014 national title. Amassed 275 tackles, 18 of which came for a loss and 6 sacks in three seasons at Ohio State. Earned first-team All-Big Ten honors as a junior in 2016. Selected by the Miami Dolphins in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
Cornerback: Marshon Lattimore (2014-16)
Bounced back from injuries in his first two years at Ohio State to earn first-team All-Big Ten honors after tallying 41 tackles, 9 pass defenses and 4 interceptions in 2016. Was selected by the New Orleans Saints with the No. 11 pick of the 2016 NFL Draft and was named the 2016 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year and to two Pro Bowls.
Cornerback: Denzel Ward (2015-17)
Contributed as a freshman and as a sophomore before stepping into a starting role as a junior. Earned first-team All-Big Ten and consensus All-American honors in 2017, tallying 37 tackles, 15 pass defenses and 2 interceptions. Selected by the Cleveland Browns with the No. 4 overall pick of the 2018 NFL Draft and earned Pro Bowl honors as a rookie.
Safety: Malik Hooker (2014-16)
Special teams standout as a redshirt freshman in 2015 who emerged as one of the nation's top defensive players. Was named a consensus All-American and first-team All-Big Ten after totaling 74 tackles, 5.5 of which came for a loss, 4 pass defenses and 7 interceptions. Selected by the Indianapolis Colts with the No. 15 overall pick of the 2016 NFL Draft.
Safety: Vonn Bell (2013-15)
Five-star prospect who chose Ohio State over Alabama and Tennessee. Started 15 games during the Buckeyes' run to the 2015 College Football Playoff championship. Was named a first-team All-American and first-team All-Big Ten in 2015 and recorded 175 tackles, 4 of which came for a loss, 15 pass defenses and 9 interceptions in three seasons at Ohio State. Selected by the New Orleans Saints in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft.
Kicker: Sean Nuernberger (2014-18)
Served as Ohio State's starting kicker as a freshman during the Buckeyes' run to the 2014 national title. Converted 36 of his 50 field goal attempts and all 216 of his extra point attempts in four seasons.
Punter: Cameron Johnston (2013-16)
Former Australian rules football player who signed with Ohio State ahead of the 2013 season. Spent four years as the Buckeyes' starting punter, including during their run to the 2014 national title and was named the 2016 Big Ten Punter of the Year. Averaged 44.9 yards on 211 punts in four seasons.
Kick returner: Jalin Marshall (2013-15)
Versatile wide receiver who served as Ohio State's top punt returner in 2014 and 2015. Returned 24 punts for 283 yards and 1 touchdown in 2014 and 28 punts for 379 yards in 2015.