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Senior Retrospective: James Laurinaitis

With the 2008 football season over, Ohio State has said goodbye to a number of senior standouts who have been part of one of the nation's top programs over the past few seasons. With that in mind, today we start a series of Senior Retrospectives on the principal members of that group. Linebacker James Laurinaitis is up first.

Great things might not have been expected when linebacker James Laurinaitis committed to Ohio State in December 2004. The fact that he was a three-star prospect, according to Scout, and the No. 45 linebacker in the country made expectations at least tempered for the Plymouth (Minn.) Wayzata linebacker. But while watching film of highly rated Minnesota defensive end Walker Ashley, the Ohio State... Recommended Stories

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