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Whatever Name, Brown Wants To Contribute

Sophomore wide receiver Corey Brown might not like the fact that he is better known by the nickname "Philly," but the native of a suburb of Philadelphia is dealing with it and trying to become a bigger part of the Ohio State football team's offense.

Corey Brown represents Philadelphia every day, whether he wants to or not. The sophomore wide receiver hails from Upper Darby, Pa., which is approximately 10 miles west of the City of Brotherly Love. That's the reason why former OSU head coach Jim Tressel dubbed Brown "Philly" after the 5-11, 182-pounder got to Columbus in 2010. The nickname was necessary because of a redshirt sophomore safety on...

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