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Ohio State's Mitchell Melton out with 'long-term injury'

Ohio State has been hit hard by the injury bug this spring. The Buckeyes are already without defensive tackle Haskell Garrett, cornerbacks Sevyn Banks and Cameron Brown, linebacker Dallas Gant and safety Kourt Williams, who are all missing time with various injuries. Add another player to the list. On Monday...
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Second-year linebacker Mitchell Melton unavailable for rest of spring

COLUMBUS — The spring depth at linebacker has taken another hit for Ohio State. One of the early head-turners in in camp, Mitchell Melton won’t get a chance to finish it after suffering an undisclosed injury and appearing on crutches during the open portion of practice on Monday morning. The...
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Ohio State LB Mitchell Melton out for spring practice with 'long-term injury'

Ohio State linebacker will miss the remaining weeks of spring practice with an undisclosed injury. Coach Ryan Day said Monday the redshirt freshman had suffered a “long-term” injury, but did not offer further details surrounding the setback. During a portion of the morning’s practice open to reporters, Melton was walking...
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What’s up with Ohio State football’s Cody Simon, Mitchell Melton and Tommy Eichenberg? Buckeye Bits

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State football has not established an identity at Sam linebacker during Al Washington’s tenure. Pete Werner, versatile and rangy, handled that role in 2019 during Washington’s first season. Werner moved inside last season and turned Sam over to Baron Browning, previously known more for his ability to create pressure off the edge, and solid tackler Justin Hilliard.