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The Replacements: Running Back

Carlos Hyde

BSB's series about replacing key talent heading into the 2012 season now turns its attention to the running back spot. Dan "Boom" Herron was a four-year contributor to the OSU cause and an all-league back; do any of those players looking to fill his shoes measure up?

The position: Running Back The guy leaving: Dan Herron His credentials: Herron worked his way up the food chain at Ohio State and deserved everything he earned, including first-team All-Big Ten honors, by the time he was done. He pledged to Ohio State as a member of the class of 2007, back when he was a four-star running back at Warren (Ohio) Harding. Rated the No. 27 back in the class, he came...

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