Johnathan Hankins: 5 Things You Need to Know About the Ohio State DT

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Johnathan Hankins: 5 Things You Need to Know About the Ohio State DT
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Ohio State defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins has entered the 2013 NFL draft and is now the newest member of the New York Giants after electing to forego his senior season at OSU.  The man they call "Big Hank" starred in college at various positions along the defensive line and figures to warrant heavy consideration as a nose tackle in the NFL.

Listed at 6'3", 322 pounds, Hankins inevitably draws comparisons to New England Patriots NT Vince Wilfork (6'2", 325 lbs) due to his size, run-stuffing ability and versatility.

Big Hank may never legitimize such lofty comparisons, but he figures to be an excellent player in his own right and should be one of the earliest defensive linemen taken on draft day.

Here is a brief introduction to help you get to know the former Buckeye. 

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