On the front page of the Columbus Dispatch’s sports section was a big picture of Ohio State’s OL Billy Price.
The article centered around the fact that Price made the move to the offensive line last fall. He thought that he was a defensive lineman, but, more importantly, he wanted to get on the field.
Urban Meyer commented that when he first moved to the guard position that he was not very good. But at season’s end he had developed into a really good lineman. Billy is coming into this season with a lot of confidence in his ability, along with entire O line.
For me, his story is more – much more than making the move. His story should be a really good “learning tool” for many high school players who have D-1 potential, but have their mind set on which position that they are going to play in college.
Price came to Ohio State as a much publicized defensive end. I have forgotten how many silly “stars.” But his mindset was defense. Period. That was what he really concentrated on at Austintown Fitch High School. Continue ReadingRead More »