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Ohio State Coaches and Players meet with the media following the game
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Buckeyes and Wolverines meet for the 109th time and for the 95th consecutive year
Coach Meyer meets with the media during the weekly football press conference
Ohio State Overview: Taylor Rice was with the Ohio State program five years, initially joining the team as a walk-on in 2008 ... he gave great effort always, and he became a valuable special teams performer ... he earned three varsity letters (in 2010, 2011 and 2012) and he played in 31 games for the Buckeyes ... he recorded seven special teams tackles during his career, including six solo stops ... he has made a special teams solo tackle in three consecutive games heading into the 2012 season, with tackles against Penn State, Michigan and Florida in the Taxslayer.com Gator Bowl to end the 2011 season ... he was credited with numerous outstanding blocks on punt returns.
More on Taylor: Taylor is majoring in human development and family studies ... he was a three-year starter for Dublin Scioto H.S. under coach Karl Johnson ... he was his team MVP and was named all-league and all-Agonis as a junior ... was the team captain as a senior despite a broken wrist ... also was a lacrosse All-American, team captain and MVP as a senior ... Taylor is the son of Joanie and Tom Rice ... three of Taylor's brothers played collegiate sports - Shaun (football and baseball at Bowling Green/Ohio Wesleyan), Nick (football at Ohio Wesleyan) and Jason (football at Bowling Green) ... Taylor also has a sister, Shannon, and another brother, Jeff ... the Rice family tragically lost daughter and sister, Lyndsey, in a car accident in 2009.
No. 2 Ohio State falls to Penn State, 24-21
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