Spitler Content To Wait His Turn

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Austin Spitler has seen his role increase at Ohio State since arriving on campus in 2004, but he has not had a chance to start at linebacker playing behind Butkas winner James Laurinaitis. Read on to see how Spitler is dealing with the wait for his opportunity.

While Buckeye fans were elated in January when James Laurinaitis announced his decision to return to school for a senior season, one could not blame Austin Spitler if he was not quite as enthusiastic. Laurinaitis' choice to return to Columbus meant the Bellbrook, Ohio, native would remain in the shadows of the Butkas Award winner. "At first I was thinking, ‘Oh crap, another year of (being a...

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