Posted December 27, 2012 on AP on Fox

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 14: (L-R) J.B. Shugarts #76, Jack Mewhort #74 and Andrew Moses #66, all of the Ohio State Buckeyes, celebrate the Buckeyes' 27-24 overtime victory over the Iowa Hawkeyes at Ohio Stadium on November 14, 2009 in Columbus, Ohio. With the win the Buckeyes will play in the Rose Bowl. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
Jack Mewhort loves college football. Yet he likely won't go out of his way to watch a single bowl game in the coming days. What's the point, the thoughtful, red-haired Ohio State offensive lineman says, not really seeking an answer. ''Now that the season is over, you can sit around and think to yourself a little bit,'' he said in a voice a lot softer than you might expect coming from a body measuring 6-foot-6 and 312 pounds. ''Your mind kind of wanders. We accomplished everything we possibly could. ''But you've got to keep the demons out.'' The Buckeyes aren't allowed, due to NCAA violations committed by those no longer with the team, to play in a bowl game. They did all they could during the 2012 season, going 12-0. So while Notre Dame and one-loss Alabama fight it out for the national championship, and while lesser teams play in sunny climes and get maximum exposure, Mewhort and the rest of the Buckeyes are left with their thoughts. Coach Urban Meyer is perfectly willing to ...
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