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Person, Cordle Reflect On 2007

Going into last season, one of the major questions facing Ohio State was whether it could replace offensive line starters Doug Datish and T.J. Downing. For the most part, first-year starters Jimmy Cordle and Ben Person answered that in the affirmative. Now the two look back on their first years and talk about how they can get better in 2008.

Jim Cordle and Ben Person would seem to have a lot in common. Both interior linemen were first-year starters on the Ohio State offensive line in 2007. Both are soft-spoken yet engaging youngsters who hail from locales in the southern half of the Buckeye State. Both have three letters in their first name and six in their last name. Even their numbers – Nos. 63 for Person and 64 for Cordle – are...

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