A busy NFL Draft for the Ohio State Buckeyes continued Friday when the Baltimore Ravens drafted running back J.K. Dobbins with the 23rd pick of the second round and 55th overall selection.
» FIRST-ROUND SUMMARY: Three Buckeyes drafted Thursday
Dobbins became the 11th Ohio State Buckeyes running back drafted since 2000 and the first drafted in the first two rounds since Ezekiel Elliott was the fourth overall pick in 2016. He was the fifth running back selected in this draft.
Dobbins, a 5-foot-10, 217-pound junior from La Grange, Texas, rushed for a school-record 2,003 yards and 21 touchdowns last season. He finished sixth in voting for the Heisman Trophy. He finished his career with 4,459 yards, ranking second in Ohio State history behind Archie Griffin.
» LOOKING BACK: Dobbins makes big debut in 2017
Later on the second day of the draft, three Buckeyes heard their names called in the third round.
Defensive tackle Davon Hamilton went to the Jacksonville Jaguars with the ninth pick of the third round and the 73rd overall selection. The 6-4, 310-pound Hamilton, of Pickerington Central High School, started all 14 games last season and recorded six sacks.
Two picks later, the Detroit Lions drafted offensive guard Jonah Jackson, who played one season with the Buckeyes after transferring from Rutgers.
The Ravens selected linebacker Malik Harrison, who led Ohio State with 75 tackles as a senior last season, with the 34th pick of the third round.
On the first day of the draft Thursday, three Buckeyes — Chase Young, Jeff Okudah and Damon Arnette — heard their name called from Commissioner Roger Goodell’s basement as the draft was conducted remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic, and an Ohio State graduate, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, went to the Cincinnati Bengals with the No. 1 pick.
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