Ohio State is undergoing an overhaul of its defensive line after losing all four starters, with the focal points of this new group being highly touted sophomores Adolphus Washington and Noah Spence. Spence may be the more hyped of the two, but don’t sleep on Washington. Both ends have a great amount of potential and will need to be outstanding if the Buckeyes defense hopes to regain its form after two subpar seasons. While Spence gets the most attention, Washington has the ability to be just as dominant on the other side of the line. Washington got a chance to showcase some of his talents as a freshman last season and started to make a bigger impact as the season went on. His size, at about 290 lbs., should remind Buckeye fans of Cameron Heyward, who was a dominant force himself during his outstanding career. Heyward was a decent pass-rusher, but was more of a complete end, with the ability to rush the passer as well as hold the edge to stop the run. Washington has some of
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