December 8, 2006

Another Whitner loves the Buckeyes

Cleveland (Ohio) Glenville junior lineman Dawawn Whitner is certainly interested in following in the footsteps of older brother Donte Whitner.

"I went to Ohio State's first couple games," Dawawn Whitner said. "I like how they come together and play like a team. They treat you like you are family there. That's like my school."

Whitner also sees similarities between Jim Tressel and Glenville coach Ted Ginn Sr..

"Coach Tressel is like a father figure," Whitner said. "That's how coach Ginn is."

Whitner said interest from college recruiters has increased since the end of his football season.

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