Parker was a three-year starter and a two-time All-American for the Buckeyes from 1954-56 before becoming a first-round pick by the Baltimore Colts in 1957. In 11 seasons with the Colts, Parker was an eight-time first-team All-Pro lineman at left tackle or left guard, along with spots on eight Pro Bowl rosters.
Groza was a nine-time Pro Bowl and four-time first-team All-Pro kicker for the Cleveland Browns between 1946-67, hitting 54.9% of his 481 field goal tries, including an 88.5% success rate in 1953. Groza only missed 13 of his 833 extra-point tries in his 21-year career.
Dante Lavelli's playing time at Ohio State was limited after a slew of injuries and an early exit after being drafted by the U.S. Army in World War II. Lavelli was not able to show what he could do at "end" — not called wide receiver — until he joined coach Paul Brown and the Cleveland Browns in 1946.
A three-year starter for Ohio State from 1942-44, Bill Willis was a Buckeye All-American in 1943 and 1944 — Ohio State's first Black honoree — and helped the team to a national championship in 1942.
A two-time All-Big Ten player for Ohio State from 1960-63, Paul Warfield recorded 1,572 total yards and 14 touchdowns for the Buckeyes, averaging 6.7 yards per carry.
In the midst of a storied career as an assistant coach for the Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers, Buffalo Bills, Tennessee Titans and Cincinnati Bengals, where he was the head coach from 2000-02, LeBeau was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2010.