Countdown to Kickoff: 45 Days

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45.  Archie Griffin.  Arguably one of the best college football players of all time.  The only two-time Heisman Trophy winner in the history of the award.  The Buckeyes’ all time leader in career rushing yards (by a large margin).   I never had the pleasure of watching Griffin play but I enjoy going back and watching his highlight tapes from time to time.  He was a rare talent and he contributed so much to the University during and after his playing career.  Unfortunately Griffin’s success at the college level never carried over to the NFL.  During his 7 seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals he failed to secure a regular starting role, only managing to top the century mark in 3 games.  Still, he’ll always be known as a legend in Columbus, and there may never be a better running back to ever don the scarlet and gray.

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