It was announced on Wednesday that J.T. Barrett will be returning to Ohio State for his senior year, thus placing the Buckeyes among the leading Championship contenders once again.
Barrett Posted on his Instagram page Wednesday:
I'm coming back for my senior year. Much love to Buckeye Nation and thank God for the blessings.
The veteran quarterback hinted after the shutout loss in the College Football Playoff that he would have trouble leaving the Buckeyes on a low note .
"My main focus was to focus on this year," Barrett said after the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl on Saturday. "I didn't really give it that much thought, but it will be really hard for me to walk away when we just lost 31-0."
Ohio State was coming in as the +110 favorite to win the 2017 Big Ten Conference, followed closely by Michigan at +150.
- Dan Shapiro, Gambling911.com