COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State head coach Ryan Day announced publicly to the team Thursday the six individuals who would serve as captains for the 2021 season, led by leading vote-getter Thayer Munford. All family members were informed by Friday late afternoon of their respective son’s honor of being named a captain by his peers.
Ohio State, in its 132nd year of varsity football, has now had an even 300 individuals named a team captain; some multiple times and two – QB J.T. Barrett in 2015-16-17; and LB Tuf Borland in 2018-19-20 – named a captain three times.
The 2021 captains are:
- WR Kamryn Babb, a fourth-year performer from St. Louis and Christian Brothers College who has played in only seven games so far because of injury, but has developed into a respected leader on and off the field for the Buckeyes;
- DT Haskell Garrett, a returning All-American from Las Vegas and Bishop Gorman H.S. who is playing his fifth season along the defensive line, and who has played in 41 games and started seven times;
- DE Zach Harrison, a rising star as a true junior from nearby Lewis Center, Ohio and Olentangy Orange H.S. who has played in 21 games and started three times in his first two seasons with the Buckeyes;
- LB Teradja Mitchell, a fourth-year performer from Virginia Beach, Va., and Bishop Sullivan H.S. who has …….