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Bulked-up Salley Excited for Senior Season

Senior safety Nate Salley is an imposing figure in the secondary at 6-3, 220 pounds. But it wasn't always that way. Three years ago, Salley was a lanky freshman running around. We recently caught up with Salley who reflected on his OSU career up to this point, including his brief stint with the Buckeyes' basketball team.

When Nate Salley arrived at Ohio State in 2002, he was a lanky, somewhat skinny player. He looked more like a basketball player than a headhunting safety. But Salley has spent a lot of time in the weight room and the cafeteria over the last three years and has reshaped his body. He now looks like an NFL safety at 6-3, 220 pounds. "As a freshman, I was like 190," Salley said. "From my freshman...

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