The history of former Ohio State players getting selected in the top three overall picks of an NFL draft puts the impressiveness of the accomplishment into perspective.
Chase Young and Jeff Okudah went back-to-back at No. 2 and No. 3 on Thursday night. Before them, Joey Bosa went third overall in 2016 and Nick Bosa got picked second overall in 2019. Yet between 1980 and 2015, Ohio State only had three players – Dan Wilkinson in 1994 and Orlando Pace and Shawn Springs in 1997 – picked inside the top three picks.
To have two Buckeyes go top three in a single year is absurd, and it only becomes crazier when considering Joe Burrow – who went No.