Ohio State's Denzel Burke has been one of CFB's lockdown DBs this season, according to PFF
Ohio State has rebounded from an early season loss to Oregon with four straight wins. A major factor for that has been the improved play of the defense. Freshman cornerback Denzel Burke is one of the main piece for the unit’s resurgence.
PFF College recently unveiled a stat has Burke is leading the nation in. Burke has 195 snaps in a row without allowing a reception of at least 15 yards:
Denzel Burke & Sauce Gardner = LOCKDOWN 🔒 pic.twitter.com/HZrGMiRvDO
— PFF College (@PFF_College) October 13, 2021
Burke has amassed nine solo tackles, an interception, and six pass deflections this season.
Ohio State is coming off a massive 66-17 victory vs. Maryland in Week 6. Next up for Ohio State is a road matchup at Indiana on Oct. 23 (7:30 p.m. EST/ABC).
Ohio State leads the all-time series 76-12-5 vs. Indiana. Ohio State has a 25-game winning streak vs. Indiana. Indiana’s last victory vs. Ohio State in the series dates back to 1988.