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Herron Ready For His Shot

As Ohio State fans have been concerned with the potential loss of Heisman Trophy candidate Chris Wells at tailback, the Buckeyes themselves have not panicked at the thought. One of the primary reasons is redshirt freshman Dan "Boom" Herron, a player who figures to see his role increase if Wells is unavailable.

As Chris Wells went down with an injury in Ohio State's first game of the season, Dan Herron found himself in an awkward position. On one hand, the tailback known as "Boom" was full of sympathy for his fallen teammate as any good comrade would be. But on the other hand, there was a sense of excitement at the fact that opportunity was definitely knocking for the Warren (Ohio) Harding product...

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