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Hartline's Game Really Coming Together

Brian Hartline

Although he only has nine catches in nine games, Brian Hartline is averaging 18.3 yards per catch which leads the way for the Ohio State receiving corps. He's also become a headache for opposing teams trying to set up a kickoff return in recent weeks. Hartline, who had four catches for 69 yards to lead all OSU receivers in both categories against Minnesota, is becoming quite a ball player.

Through nine weeks into the season, Brian Hartline sure doesn't sound like or play like, for that matter, a redshirt freshman. After hauling in a team-high four passes for a game-high 69 yards against Minnesota, Hartline, with only nine receptions on the season, leads Ohio State with an 18.3 yard average-per-catch. "I think that's kind of the role I'm playing right now," said Hartline during the...

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