The athletic department has placed more emphasis on rehabilitating minds as well as bodies in Maryland college athletes such as Victoria Hensh.
Jones needs surgery for a lower leg injury, while Nchami suffered an upper body injury that also requires surgery.
The Terps remain banged up at several positions, mostly on defense.
The Terps will turn to their depth as they try to upset the Buckeyes.
The Terps had 12 pass catchers in the win over the Golden Flashes.
The Terps ended their nonconference schedule taking down the Golden Flashes on the backs of Taulia Tagovailoa, Tayon Fleet-Davis and Dontay Demus.
While the offense failed to finish drives, Jordan Mosley and Lawtez Rogers had standout performances on defense.
“He is one of those guys that treats playing quarterback as a profession.”
The Terps open their season Saturday with a road matchup against Northwestern.
“They are one of the strengths of our team."