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Redshirt Freshman Linebacker Mitchell Melton Out With ‘Long-Term Injury’

Speaking with reporters on Monday, Ohio State head coach Ryan Day announced that redshirt sophomore linebacker Mitchell Melton would be out with a “long-term injury.” Melton was on crutches during Monday’s Buckeye practice. “It’s gonna be a long-term injury without getting into details with Mitch, unfortunately,” Day said. Day did not stay exactly how long …
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Spring Breakdown: Buckeyes Need Three New Starting Linebackers

Snapshot Ohio State must replace veteran linebackers Tuf Borland, Pete Werner, Baron Browning, and Justin Hilliard, who combined for nearly 100 career starts over the years. It was a talented, experienced, and versatile group last year, and one that won’t soon be forgotten. There is versatility and talent among the linebackers returning, but the experience …