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Safeties Want To Be Big-Play Men

Christian Bryant

Last year's Ohio State defense wasn't quite up to the usual high Silver Bullet standards, and one reason was the Buckeyes couldn't convert as many turnovers and big plays as in some years past. That was especially true of the team's safeties, who hope to turn things around in that realm in 2012.

When Christian Bryant looks back at the stat sheet from the 2011 season, the Ohio State safety can't help but shake his head. Bryant and fellow starting safeties C.J. Barnett and Orhian Johnson combined for one tackle for loss, one forced fumble and five interceptions. Suffice it to say Bryant would have liked to have seen more impact out of the safety crew. "I left a couple of plays on the... Recommended Stories

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