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Ground Game Needs Traction Vs. Iowa

Carlos Hyde

The Ohio State football team returns to the field this weekend for a home contest vs. Iowa. The 4-2 Hawkeyes have been stout against the run, boasting the third-best rushing defense in the Big Ten. Iowa has also yet to allow a rushing touchdown.

Ohio State has always been a football school known for its rushing abilities. The program produced several Heisman Trophy-winning running backs, including two-time winner Archie Griffin. Heck, when one hears "three yards and a cloud of dust," one thinks about the Buckeyes. That rushing pedigree will face a challenge Saturday afternoon when No. 4 Ohio State hosts Iowa. The Hawkeyes boast the third...

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