Ohio State’s Dawand Jones has a past with Purdue. Jones is a right tackle from Indianapolis that was a 3-star out of Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis per the 247Sports composite.

Jones revealed that during his high school recruitment, Purdue never offered a scholarship but offered him a spot as a walk-on. He said that he thinks about that a lot since he’s from Indiana. For what it’s worth, Jones had a number of Power 5 offers out of high school, including USC, Auburn, Michigan, Oregon, and Texas, among others.

Eleven Warriors beat reporter Griffin Strom posted the news on Twitter Wednesday evening:

It’ll be fun to see if Jones plays with a chip on his shoulder against the Boilermakers.

No. 4 Ohio State (8-1) and No. 19 Purdue (6-3) meet at ‘The Shoe’ Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET on ABC.

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