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Ballard Blocked Way To Parker Award

Senior Jake Ballard may be a tight end, but his blocking talents were what earned his an accolade Sunday at Ohio State's football banquet. Ballard shared the Jim Parker Award as Ohio State's top offensive lineman.

Senior Jake Ballard was among the 16 Ohio State football players to be honored with team awards during Sunday's team banquet in downtown Columbus. Even though he is a tight end by trade, Ballard shared the Jim Parker Award for offensive lineman of the year. The Springboro, Ohio, product has matched a career high with 13 receptions this season but Ballard knows where he can best help the team – as...

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