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Grading the Big 5: Week 7 grade for Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett


Editor's note: analysts and former NFL scouts Bucky Brooks and Daniel Jeremiah will grade the performances of 5 top prospects each week of the 2016 season. Click the tabs above to see their Week 7 marks for each of the players.

J.T. Barrett, QB, Ohio State


Stats: 17-of-29 for 181 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT. 21 carries for 92 yards (4.4 average), 2 TDs. (at Wisconsin)
Skinny: Barrett was clutch in the second half, leading the Buckeyes to a hard-fought road win against Wisconsin. He was very effective as a runner, showing his toughness by fighting for extra yards. His passing numbers would've been more impressive, but the Buckeyes receivers dropped a few balls. He threw a beautiful TD pass to win the game in overtime. His poise is his greatest attribute. It was on display in this contest. If not for a wet ball, red-zone interception earlier in the game, this grade would be higher. -- Daniel Jeremiah

Follow Daniel Jeremiah on Twitter @MoveTheSticks.



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