Seven Ohio State players make Phil Steele’s All-American squads:

There are preseason college football magazines, and then there are preseason college football magazines. Most everyone agrees that Phil Steele puts out the king of preseason CFB mags on a yearly basis, and that’s because the research is top-notch and it is packed full of interesting stats and tidbits you just do not find anywhere else.

In a nod to college football getting ready to gear up, and with it Ohio State football, you can find several preseason college football magazines on newsstands and grocery stores in your neighborhood right now. That includes the venerable Phil Steele page-turner.

We always check in with Steele to see what he says about Ohio State, and we’re doing the same this year. Our first stop is to look and see how many Buckeyes he has on his: All-American teams:. As fate would have it, with so many dynamic players back on this year Buckeye squad, Steele has a whopping seven players littered across his four All-American squads.

And yeah, we’re here to break it down for you. Here are all seven Ohio State players that got a mention in Phil Steele’s All-American teams for the 2022 college football season.

Jaxon Smith-Njigba, Wide Receiver:

Ranking every Ohio State touchdown in the 2022 Rose Bowl vs.  Utah:

Ranking every Ohio State touchdown in the 2022 Rose Bowl vs. Utah:

Ohio State wide receiver Jaxon Smith-Njigba fends off Utah cornerback Kenzel Lawler as he races to the end zone for a touchdown during the second quarter of the Rose Bowl. Syndication The Columbus Dispatch:

Spot on Phil Steele’s All-American team:

First-team offense:

Paris Johnson Jr., Offensive Line:

Ohio State lineman Paris Johnson has article published - Buckeyes Wire:

Ohio State lineman Paris Johnson has article published – Buckeyes Wire:

Jan 11, 2021; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes offensive tackle Paris Johnson Jr. (77) against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2021 CFP National Championship Game. Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports:

Spot on Phil Steele’s All-American team:

First-team offense:

CJ Stroud, Quarterback:

Ohio State football breaks five Rose Bowl records in win over Utah:

Ohio State football breaks five Rose Bowl records in win over Utah:

Sat., Jan. 1, 2022; Pasadena, California, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback CJ Stroud (7) celebrates after a touchdown during the fourth quarter of the 108th Rose Bowl Game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Utah Utes at the Rose Bowl. Credit: USA TODAY Sports Network:

Spot on Phil Steele’s All-American team:

Second-team offense:

TreVeyon Henderson, Running Back:

TreVeyon Henderson:

TreVeyon Henderson:

Ohio State Buckeyes running back TreVeyon Henderson (32) celebrates after scoring a touchdown in the second quarter of an NCAA Division I football game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Credit: USA TODAY Sports Network:

Spot on Phil Steele’s All-American team:

Second-team offense:

Zach Harrison, Defensive End:

Ohio State defensive starter hints at return for 2022 |:  Buckeyes Wire:

Ohio State defensive starter hints at return for 2022 |: Buckeyes Wire:

Sep 25, 2021; Columbus, Ohio, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes defensive end Zach Harrison (9) celebrates the sack during the first quarter against the Akron Zips at Ohio Stadium. Credit: Joseph Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports:

Spot on Phil Steele’s All-American team:

Third-team defense:

Noah Ruggles, Placekicker:

Big Ten football top five returning field goal kickers for 2022:

Big Ten football top five returning field goal kickers for 2022:

Ohio State Buckeyes place kicker Noah Ruggles (95) kicks the game-winning field goal during the fourth quarter of the Rose Bowl against the Utah Utes in Pasadena, Calif. on Jan. 1, 2022. The Buckeyes won 48-45. Credit: USA TODAY Sports Network:

Spot on Phil Steele’s All-American team:

Third-team special teams:

Ronnie Hickman, Defensive Back:

Ohio State Buckeyes safety Ronnie Hickman (14) during the NCAA football game at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Ind. on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021. Ohio State won 54-7. Credit: USA TODAY Sports Network:

Spot on Phil Steele’s All-American team:

Fourth-team defense:

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