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Coach on Linsley: Strong, Tough and Smart

Coach on Linsley: Strong, Tough and Smart

Corey Linsley took full advantage of the second chance he was given with the coaching change at Ohio State. Linsley arrives with a golden opportunity, given the opening at center. "He'll do everything in his power to get himself ready to help the Pack win games," the Buckeyes' Ed Warinner said.

Corey Linsley was a four-star recruit and the nation's eighth-ranked guard coming out of Boardman High School in Youngstown, Ohio. Linsley, however, had nothing to show for his first three seasons at Ohio State. The hiring of Urban Meyer at the end of the 2011 season changed Linsley's fortunes forever. "I knew I wasn't going down the right path," Linsley said. "Really, the turning moment for me...

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