The United States Football League is back and despite not seeing talent like Steve Young, Herschel Walker, or Reggie White suit up anytime soon, it will still be a fun experience and more than a few former Ohio State Buckeyes will get another shot to chase their dreams.
We originally broke down every former Buckeye drafted in the 35 round expansion draft and then we covered the additions of a few more Buckeyes from the USFL supplemental draft. With all of those somewhat dizzying moments, we thought it would be a good time to recap every former Ohio State stud in the USFL. Who will be your favorite USFL team?
Ohio State football players that played in the USFL
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Jan 11, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Indianapolis Colts linebacker Jonathan Newsome (91) celebrates against the Denver Broncos in the 2014 AFC Divisional playoff football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Colts defeated the Broncos 24-13. Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
There is only one former Buckeye on the Baltimore Stallions roster in Jonathan Newsome, who actually transferred to Ball State after first playing for the Buckeyes. Newsome was drafted with the tenth pick in the fourth round.
There are currently no Buckeyes on the Houston roster.
Ohio State Buckeyes tight end Marcus Baugh (85) catches the game-winning 16-yard touchdown behind Penn State Nittany Lions linebacker Manny Bowen (43) and safety Troy Apke (28) during the fourth quarter of the NCAA football game at Ohio Stadium in Columbus on Oct. 28, 2017. Ohio State won 39-38. [Adam Cairns/Dispatch]
The only former…