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Friday, January 1, 2010
Pryor-Saine connection continues to click


PASADENA, Calif. -- Ohio State junior running back Brandon Saine first made his mark as a receiver out of the backfield, and he's showing why today.

The Buckeyes already have executed two successful wheel routes to Saine. The first went for a 13-yard touchdown, the second for a 46-yard gain down the Oregon 4-yard line. We know how much Jim Tressel likes the swing pass, but featuring Saine as a receiver seems to be working nicely as Ohio State leads 10-0 at the end of the first quarter.

Saine entered the game with just 15 receptions on the season.