Four other Ohio State football players recognized

COLUMBUS, Ohio Ohio State wide receiver Brian Robiskie and linebacker Marcus Freeman have been selected to the ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA academic all-district team for District 4; both are now eligible for Academic All-America consideration.

Robiskie, a senior from Cleveland, Ohio, was a first team Academic All-American in 2007. Robiskie holds a 3.54 grade-point average in marketing and is a finalist for the National Football Foundation’s Draddy Trophy.

Freeman, a graduate student in education from Huber Heights, Ohio, with a 3.35 grade-point average, is the Buckeyes’ second-leading tackler with 56 stops and a nominee for the Bobby Bowden, ARA Sportsmanship and Wuerffel trophies.

Named to the all-district academic second team were receiver Brian Hartline and offensive linemen Bryant Browning, Andrew Moses and Andrew Miller. District 4 includes all colleges in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, Tennessee and Alabama.

The Academic All-America teams will be announced Tuesday, Nov. 25.

No. 12 Ohio State (7-2) visits No. 25 Northwestern (7-2) Saturday at noon Eastern for a Big Ten contest that will be televised by ESPN2.