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OSU Tight Ends Looking To Catch On More Often

Nicol made 16 grabs last season

There is no doubting the fact the Buckeyes would like more production in the passing game from their tight ends in 2008, but explaining why 2007 was not a better year is not quite a simple task.

With so many familiar faces present, calling the activities in the Ohio State tight end room this spring "business as usual" would be easy. Returnees Rory Nicol, Jake Ballard and Brandon Smith are hoping for some changes in 2008, though. First on the docket? How about more than the 32 catches they amassed as a group in 2007? Nicol surely would not mind. "I think I averaged four yards a catch...

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