Found October 24, 2012 on BuckeyeBanter.com:
Former Ohio State head coach and mentor to Urban Meyer, Earle Bruce, talks about the Buckeyes and their thrilling overtime win over Purdue, OSU’s upcoming game against Penn State and more in this week’s installment. At Ohio State, Bruce was...
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