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Learning A Not-So-Small Lesson

Ohio State fans have been clamoring for a big year out of Ray Small, but it looked like that might be a far-fetched possibility as the junior labored in Jim Tressel's doghouse throughout the spring and summer. Find out how that experience has changed him and what he has learned from it all in this update.

It might finally be put up or shut up time for Ray Small. A heralded wide receiver with speed to burn from Cleveland Glenville, Small entered OSU during the fall of 2006 with plenty of advance praise. After an academic situation left his enrollment in doubt, Small saw time as a true freshman and accurately predicted his first touchdown – an 11-yard scamper against Bowling Green in week six. But... Recommended Stories