Ohio State's 2013 season didn't end as planned, but the Buckeyes reloaded on the recruiting trail by pulling in the No. 3 class in college football.
Along with last year's class, rated No. 2 in the nation, this haul makes for a bright future for OSU.
However, it also ensures that some of the talented newcomers will lose the early battle for playing time in Columbus.
Click on for a list of talented members of the 2014 Ohio State recruiting class who might not make a significant on-field appearance for a few seasons.
Note: All player and team recruiting rankings based on 247Sports composite ratings.