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O'Neal Gets In On Act

Jamario O'Neal

After a season-ending injury to starting safety Anderson Russell, sophomore Jamario O'Neal was called upon to fill the void. O'Neal has continued to show improvement since then and is now beginning to become more comfortable in the secondary. His interception against Minnesota may just be a sign of things to come.

When Jamario O'Neal signed with Ohio State in February of 2005, he joined the Buckeyes with plenty of fanfare out of Cleveland Glenville.  But earlier this season when O'Neal was injected into the starting lineup by virtue of a season-ending knee injury to safety Anderson Russell, the inexperience was a fan's worst fear. The sophomore safety, formerly of Mansfield Senior High School before... Recommended Stories

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