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Receiver Emeka Egbuka, Linebacker Reid Carrico Latest Freshmen to Lose Black Stripes

Ohio State freshmen Emeka Egbuka and Reid Carrico were the latest true freshmen to have their black stripes removed following practice late Tuesday morning. The removal of the black stripe from the helmet signifies a player’s move from an unproven rookie to a full-fledged member of the Buckeye football team. Egbuka is a former 5-star …
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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 …