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How Uncertainty Around Upcoming Season Could Affect Ohio State's 2021 NFL Draft Prospects

In April, no matter if and when the Big Ten eventually sets up to play its upcoming season, plenty of Ohio State players will take off for the 2021 NFL Draft.

It’s an annual tradition at this point to lose a slew of high-impact players who go pro, and led by Justin Fields and Shaun Wade, it’ll happen again in the spring regardless of when the Buckeyes next suit up to play football. But, how will the upcoming season – or the potential lack of – affect each of Ohio State’s draft prospects?

That’s the question we’re focusing on today since many of their futures in Columbus remain in the balance, and because the Big Ten hasn’t announced the start date to its upcoming season, it’s possible – or even likely – that some of the Buckeyes won’t play.