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BSB Notebook: Simon Playing Many Roles

Johnny Simon is not just stuffing the stat sheet this season. He is playing just about every position on the defensive line. We talked to Jim Heacock about his decision to move Simon around, and we take a look at the potential replacement at right tackle and the ups and downs of a Buckeye defensive player in this week's notebook.

If you watch an Ohio State football game, expect to see Johnny Simon's No. 54 around the ball a lot. Just don't look for him every play in the same spot. The junior is performing an ever-expanding role this season as defensive coordinator Jim Heacock works on finding the best ways to use his best players. Simon began the season as a 6-technique defensive end with plans to move inside on...

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