How former Ohio State football players are rated in Madden 23

Colin Gay
The Columbus Dispatch

Madden 23 is coming soon. 

The beloved National Football League video game will be released Aug. 19 ahead of the 2022 season on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and PC. 

And so many former Ohio State players are a part of the newest update, including defensive end greats like Nick Bosa, Joey Bosa and Chase Young, first-round cornerbacks Denzel Ward, Marshon Lattimore and Jeff Okudah, along with former Buckeyes that transferred elsewhere like quarterback Joe Burrow and wide receiver Jameson Williams

Here's a look at how each former Ohio State player is ranked at the release of Madden 23. 

Cornerbacks lead by Browns' Denzel Ward

Denzel Ward: 92, Cleveland Browns 

Marshon Lattimore: 91, New Orleans Saints 

Bradley Roby: 79, New Orleans Saints 

Eli Apple: 76, Cincinnati Bengals 

Jeff Okudah: 73, Detroit Lions 

Kendall Sheffield: 73, Houston Texans 

Shaun Wade: 65, New England Patriots 

Defensive ends with Nick Bosa of the 49ers at the top

Nick Bosa: 94, San Francisco 49ers 

Cameron Heyward: 93, Pittsburgh Steelers 

Chase Young: 86, Washington Commanders 

Sam Hubbard: 75, Cincinnati Bengals

Dre'Mont Jones: 75, Denver Broncos

Tyquan Lewis: 74, Indianapolis Colts 

Jalyn Holmes: 68 New York Giants 

Jashon Cornell: 60, Detroit Lions 

Defensive tackles get little love from EA Sports

Johnathan Hankins: 74, Los Vegas Raiders 

DaVon Hamilton: 73, Jacksonville Jaguars 

Tommy Togiai: 68, Cleveland Browns 

Haskell Garrett: 59, Tennessee Titans 

Linebackers highlighted by Joey Bosa. Wait, Joey Bosa? 

Joey Bosa: 91, Los Angeles Chargers 

Jerome Baker: 79, Miami Dolphins 

Pete Werner: 76, New Orleans Saints

Baron Browning: 71, Denver Broncos  

Raekwon McMillan: 69, New England Patriots. 

Jonathan Cooper: 68, Denver Broncos 

Tyreke Smith: 64, Seattle Seahawks 

Rashod Berry: 56, Jacksonville Jaguars 

Justin Hilliard: 55, New York Giants 

Offensive line loaded with Buckeyes

Corey Linsley: 90, Los Angeles Chargers, center 

Andrew Norwell: 82 Washington Commanders, left guard 

Taylor Decker: 80, Detroit Lions, left tackle 

Jonah Jackson: 74, Detroit Lions, left guard 

Josh Myers: 71, Green Bay Packers, center 

Pat Elflein: 67, Carolina Panthers, center 

Nicholas Petit-Frere: 66, Tennessee Titans, right tackle

Jamarco Jones: 64, Tennessee Titans, left guard 

Michael Jordan: 63, Carolina Panthers, left guard 

Wyatt Davis: 63, Minnesota Vikings, right guard 

Isaiah Prince: 62, Cincinnati Bengals, right tackle 

Thayer Munford: 61, Los Vegas Raiders, left tackle 

Punter: Cameron Johnston lone Ohio State option 

Cameron Johnston: 75, Houston Texans 

Quarterbacks have Joe Burrow high, Justin Fields low

Joe Burrow — Transferred to LSU: 90, Cincinnati Bengals 

Justin Fields: 74, Chicago Bears

Running backs: Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott at the top

Ezekiel Elliott: 88, Dallas Cowboys

J.K. Dobbins: 81, Baltimore Ravens 

Trey Sermon: 74, San Francisco 49ers 

Safeties led by Bengals' Vonn Bell 

Vonn Bell: 82, Cincinnati Bengals

Jordan Fuller: 78, Los Angeles Rams 

Malik Hooker: 76, Dallas Cowboys 

Tight ends in Madden have no Buckeyes over 70 rating

Jeremy Ruckert: 68, New York Jets 

Nick Vannett: 67, New Orleans Saints 

Luke Farrell: 62, Jacksonville Jaguars 

Jake McQuaide: 34, Dallas Cowboys

Liam McCullough: 31, Atlanta Falcons 

Wide receivers feature several top-rated OSU players

Terry McLaurin: 91, Washington Commanders

Michael Thomas: 90, New Orleans Saints 

Curtis Samuel: 78, Washington Commanders

Jameson Williams — transfered to Alabama: 78, Detroit Lions 

Chris Olave: 76, New Orleans Saints 

Garrett Wilson: 76, New York Jets 

Parris Campbell: 75, Indianapolis Colts 

Noah Brown: 70, Dallas Cowboys

Austin Mack: 66, San Francisco 49ers

Binjimen Victor: 61, Baltimore Ravens 

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