One of Ohio State’s defensive starters will soon have his status confirmed for the home opener vs. Youngstown State.

Safety Josh Proctor (left ankle) is currently listed as questionable for Saturday’s contest, according to Ohio State’s availability report. reports that Proctor went through the initial stretching and loosening up period with the other safeties.

The 6-foot-2, 205-pound senior amassed 4 tackles (1 tackle for a loss) and a pass breakup in Ohio State’s 23-3 victory at Indiana in Week 1. Last season, Proctor tallied 21 total tackles, a sack, and 2 pass break ups. For his career, Proctor has recorded 69 total tackles and 2 interceptions.

Freshman Malik Hartford could see additional reps regardless of Proctor’s status after taking 25 snaps last week.

Ohio State blanked Indiana in the second half and limited the Hoosiers to 153 total yards in the victory. Ohio State running back Miyan Williams rushed for 2 touchdowns. Receiver Cade Stover had 5 catches for 98 yards.

This is the 3rd all-time meeting between the programs, with Ohio State taking the first 2 contests in the series. Ohio State defeated Youngstown State 43-0 in the last matchup in 2008.

Ohio State vs. Youngstown State is slated for 12 p.m. EST from Ohio Stadium and will be televised on the Big Ten Network.