Stephen Collier, Erick Smith and Others Lose Black Stripes

By 11W Staff on August 21, 2014 at 7:05p

QB Stephen Collier, OL Brady Taylor, OL Kyle Trout, DB Erick Smith, and walkon/former wrestler Kosta Karageorge lost their black stripes today, according to Urban Meyer's Twitter account. 

Freshman arrive at Ohio State with a black stripe through their helmet. Until they prove themselves to the team, then the stripe is removed and the freshman is "officially" an Ohio State Buckeye.

THE BLACK STRIPE BIG BOARD: Here are all the freshman to lose their black stripes, in chronological order.

Name position
Curtis Samuel RB
Raekwon McMillan LB
Darius Slade DL
Damon Webb CB
Aaron Parry DL
Noah Brown WR
Sam Hubbard LB
Jalyn Holmes DL
Dante Booker LB
Johnnie Dixon WR
Stephen Collier QB
Brady Taylor OL
Kyle Trout OL
Erick Smith DB
Kosta Karageorge DL
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