It’s something the Ohio State Buckeyes lacked coming into the 2016 College Football Regular season.
Ohio State running back Mike Weber wasn’t afraid to admit how big of a factor experience has been when it comes to a game-to-game basis. When asked if experience was overrated the first word that came out of Weber’s mouth in yesterday’s press conference in Scottsdale, Arizona was “No”.
Weber then elaborated on the topic saying
I’m more poised and I know what to expect on a college level now than Bowling Green. I did’t really know what to expect. I was just out there just running around.
Weber has made an immediate impact for the scarlet and grey, rushing for over 1,000 yards in his freshman season and scoring nine touchdowns in the process.
It’s no secret that Ohio State’s bread and butter is running the football.
Weber’s thoughts reiterated that point yesterday.
I feel like if we run the ball really good, we can win this game. I feel like we’ve been running the ball all year, and if we run the ball this game and possibly the next game, I think we can win it all.
Weber has a season of experience behind him and will go into the matchup with the Clemson Tigers with 35 days to create a new state of mind on New Year’s Eve. A playoff state of mind. One with a more experienced running back who’s out to not just start at The Ohio State University, but win a national championship.
Weber summed up everything nicely, saying…
I just really expect to be a really big impact in these playoffs and hopefully I will.
Weber will have his chance to shine on the big stage in the College Football Playoff Semifinal against the Clemson Tigers on New Year’s Eve.