Three Likely Captains Headed to Chicago

By Jason Priestas on July 9, 2009 at 12:20 am
Kurt Coleman is headed to ChicagoFor sticking around for his senior year in Columbus, Coleman will likely net one of the captain spots

Tight end Jake Ballard, defensive tackle Doug Worthington and safety Kurt Coleman, all seniors, will head to Chicago for the Big Ten Media Days later this month. Though it's not a lock, getting an invite to Chicago usually translates to a captain spot. Last year, Boeckman, Laurinaitis and and Jenkins all accompanied Tressel to the Windy City before being announced as captains a month later.

The big question now is who will get the fourth captain spot. It will likely come from the offense, which could mean Cordle. Robiskie was the fourth last season, but I can promise you the staff won't be picking the lone senior receiver from this team to fill that spot. It could also go to an underclassman (Laurinaitis was a captain as a junior) which would seem to make Boren a candidate.