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All-Time Greatest – No. 47: Jim Otis
Jim Otis was the kind of player that Woody Hayes loved – intelligent, athletic and willing to do whatever it took to gain a victory. During Ohio State's run to the 1968 national championship, other players may have gotten more of the glory, but the Buckeyes usually rode on the back of Otis to 10 consecutive wins. A native of Celina, Ohio, Otis' father and Hayes were college roommates at Denison University. It was no accident that Otis became an Ohio State football fan about the age of 5. "I would tell all my friends that I would someday play fullback at Ohio State," Otis said in the book What It Means To Be A Buckeye. "When I got to be a high school senior, my coach told everybody that I was going to Ohio State. I guess that limited the number of schools recruiting me, not that they had a chance anyway." Otis was a multi-sport star at Celina High School, earning nine varsity letters in three different sports. But football was his first love, and he was captain of his team as a...
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