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Former Buckeye Fullbacks Get Their Shot

Johnson is now in Arizona.

It is not a glamorous position, but both Dionte Johnson and Tyler Whaley find themselves trying to make an NFL roster at the fullback position. Both signed free-agent deals after manning the position for Ohio State last season, and both talked about their respective situations to about their future prospects.

Two players. Two new teams. One position. One dream. In the immediate aftermath of last weekend's NFL draft, two Buckeyes who did not see their names flashed across the television screen did not have to wait long to find that their dreams of playing professional football had not been dashed. Dionte Johnson and Tyler Whaley, both fullbacks by trade from Ohio State, soon found themselves agreeing... Recommended Stories