It required surgery, so it's somewhat major. But he returned to drills Tuesday after he hurt his knee and went to the locker room. Only being out for a few months also leads one to believe it's not a significant injury, as do the words "sprain." Still, it required surgery. Tough blow for a player that could have used the reps. Coaches certainly glad it's spring, though, instead of fall.
Thomas is on target to have a solid season, but he's been a spring sensation twice, redshirted one of those years and was a non-factor the other. Marshall, Smith and Dixon could also be regulars in the wide receiver rotation. But not all five of these guys is going to make a huge impact. It just doesn't happen that way. As for Jeff Greene, that's the person to keep an eye on. He was good at Georgia Tech (I know they don't pass a whole lot, but still) and he was outstanding in the first day of spring camp. His size, sure hands and underrated speed is something OSU hasn't had in a while. I think he'll be a household name come November.
Tressel will be enshrined, there's zero doubt about that. The year is the only thing in question. Plenty of people who cheated or were involved in scandals are in the College Football Hall of Fame.
Night games fall under the unwritten rule category. You don't turn them down when asked. If so, you're inundated with criticism and probably won't get a home night game when you want one. If the roles were reversed, I don't think Ohio State fans would take one second to start lobbing complaints at Michigan State for refusing to play in Ohio Stadium at night.