He caught a touchdown pass in his first college game and later caught the game-winner in Ohio State's biggest win of the season.
But in retrospect, Devin Smith saw himself much more as a secret than secret weapon in 2011. And now that the slate's been wiped totally clean and new coach Urban Meyer has put out a very public call for offensive weapons, Smith sees big things ahead for himself and the Ohio State offense.
"The (down) parts of last year honestly made me work harder because I didn't know when I was going to get those opportunities," Smith said. "I've put in the work. I'm anxious. And I think this offense can be great -- not just for me, but for the other receivers, for Jordan Hall when he gets healthy and for all of us.
"We're going to make it work. This offense can get us to the places we want to be."
The Buckeyes' new spread, up-tempo offense will usually feature at least three wide receivers on the field at a time, and Smith has been working since January to keep...