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Beanie Learning From His Struggles

When the 2007 Ohio State Buckeyes took to the field for the first time, they were expected to roll over the visiting Youngstown State Penguins. Instead, tailback Chris Wells struggled to get untracked in his first game as a starter. One year older and wiser, Wells has learned plenty of lessons that begin with how he performed in that first game.

One year ago, Chris Wells had no answers. The Ohio State running back known as "Beanie" had just gone through his first career start for the Buckeyes, and to say it was not what was expected out of him would be a grave understatement. Playing against a Youngstown State front four that was outweighed by an average of 48.3 pounds per player by the OSU offensive line, the bruising tailback looked...

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