Andrew Sweat fills in for Ross Homan after Concussion
didn’t play the full game against Illinois this past weekend due to a
concussion allowing Andrew Sweat to get some quality minutes at the
weak linebacker position for Ohio State. Homan finished the game with
one assisted tackle and Sweat made two solo tackles with three assisted.
By Steve Patterson
Ross Homan To Play
Ross Homan is expected to play on Saturday against Indiana and did play
a good number of plays after the concussion according to Head Coach Jim
Tressel. “Ross got dinged a little bit there early in the game and
played about 16 plays after the fact, which was a little frightening,
but he seemed to be feeling fine,” Tressel reported earlier this week.
Homan was held out of practice one day but resumed practicing with the
team after the day without contact.
Andrew Sweat Gets Experience
Sophomore Andrew Sweat
secured a sack in addition to the 5 tackles he made. “Andrew Sweat
stepped in and obviously had prepared and is a talented kid,” Coach
Tressel said about Sweats play on Saturday. Coach Tressel also felt it
was a good experience for Sweat and for the team which needs to
developed more depth at certain positions.
Sweat is a 6’2” 220
lbs sophomore from Washington Trinity Pennsylvania. He played entirely
on special teams as a true freshman but has seen time in his second
year at the weak side linebacker position in addition to punt and