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Patterson Feels At Home At Tackle

David Patterson

David Patterson was one of the most highly-recruited defensive tackles in the country coming out of high school. He played DT his first two seasons at Ohio State, but saw most of his snaps at end in 2005. Now as a senior, Patterson is back at tackle and he's excited about the move. We caught up with him for more.

By the end of the 2005 season, Ohio State's David Patterson was playing the best football of his career. Getting most of his snaps at defensive end, he was solid against the run, and did a fine job of putting pressure on quarterbacks as well. He finished the season with modest statistics (24 tackles, including 14 solos, 7.5 for loss and four sacks) but his strong play against Michigan and Notre...

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