On Ohio State's dominance of the Big Ten:
"This is a real big game and the Buckeyes have dominated the conference and Coach Tressel has done a good job. Coach Joe has done a good job getting us ready. OSU is a good team and we're preparing for a big battle. If we can win it will be huge for our program."
On hearing from folks from Ohio on this game:
"I have heard from a lot of friends and family about this game since before the season started saying we can't beat OSU. This week my phone is ringing off the hook, but I have a lot of support back in Youngstown."
On his interest out of high school in Ohio State:
"I did not have a favorite school growing up. I wanted to be different, though. Everyone wanted me to go to Ohio State, but they didn't recruit me hard and they had Troy Smith there and I wanted to be different, so I really didn't want to go to Ohio State."
On Evan Royster and the Heisman:
"He's quiet but he gets the job done. Make no mistake about it, Beanie Wells is a...
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