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Herron In The Picture In 2008

Though Dan Herron spent the 2007 season redshirting, it never seemed like the freshman tailback was far from people's minds, whether he was pushing the three backs in front of him or providing excellent work on the scout team. Now with a year in the system behind him, Herron can show his wares and give the Buckeyes depth in the backfield.

Boom Herron wasn't exactly out of sight, out of mind for the Ohio State football team last year. Though the Warren (Ohio) Harding product ended up taking a redshirt during his freshman year, the running back was far from anonymous, even reaching No. 3 on the depth chart and traveling with the team when Brandon Saine dinged up his knee during the first half of the season. At the time, Ohio State... Recommended Stories