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Buckeyes Lack Sacks, But Stats Misleading

John Siimon chases Denard Robinson

Ohio State's defense struggled getting to the quarterback as many times as in years past, but that doesn't mean the Buckeyes were dissatisfied with their ability to fulfill their goal of affecting the quarterback in 2010. Opposing signal callers struggled in the passing game despite OSU's down sack numbers, and the Buckeyes think they had success getting to QBs.

Ohio State football head coach Jim Tressel has often talked about football being a game of pressure; whoever is exerting it has the upper hand. Along those lines, it's up for debate just how much pressure – or at least what kind – the Ohio State defense has put on opposing quarterbacks in 2010. Statistics can show anything they want, and the numbers go both ways in this debate. The Buckeyes made...

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