All-Decade Ohio State Football Dream Team (2005-2015)

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Defensive End No. 1: Joey Bosa (2013-15)

Joey Bosa career can be defined by a simple shoulder shrug that became his trademark stance whenever he made a big play. And we saw the classic shrug very often, too! As a true freshman in 2013, Bosa was named a starter only five game into his career. During the ten games he started in he recorded 44 tackles and 7.5 sacks, and was named a freshman All-American by the Sporting News and College Football News, and he was selected to the Freshman All-Big Ten First Team.

In 2014, Bosa was named a Unanimous First Team All-American, the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year, and Big Ten Lineman of the Year, as he finished his sophomore year with 13.5 sacks and 55 tackles. After repeated many of those honors as a junior, Bosa opted to skip his senior season and declare for the NFL Draft. He was a top-five pick. His 26 career stats are good enough for third in Ohio State history.

Here’s a full list of his accomplishments: Two-time Consensus All-American (2014, 2015), two-time First-team All-Big Ten (2014, 2015), two-time Smith–Brown Defensive Lineman of the Year (2014, 2015), Bill Willis Trophy winner (2014), Nagurski-Woodson Defensive Player of the Year (2014), Freshman All-American (2013), and Freshman All–Big Ten (2013).

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