Ohio State Football: 5 Things We Learned from Luke Fickell's First Remarks

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Ohio State Football: 5 Things We Learned from Luke Fickell's First Remarks
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Luke Fickell was officially introduced to the media today as Ohio State's next head football coach. He still has the interim tag in his title, but athletic director Gene Smith genuinely seems to believe in Fickell and will give him a chance to succeed.

Throughout the press conference, Fickell, who started a school-record 50 consecutive games at OSU from 1993 to 1996, continually stressed that the team has an "all-in" mentality, that the 2011 Buckeyes will be "men of action" and that they will play with "respect and toughness."

The first line of each slide are direct quotes from Fickell during today's press conference.

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