a VY in the mak­ing?

Austin American-Statesman - - SPORTS -

Buck­eyes quar­ter­back Ter­relle Pryor has long been com­pared to for­mer Texas great Vince

Young. Both are big guys who can make plays with their arms and their legs. Like Young, Pryor was plagued by in­con­sis­tency dur­ing his sopho­more year, and just like Young, Pryor dom­i­nated the Rose Bowl at the end of the sea­son. He was down­right spec­tac­u­lar against Ore­gon, com­plet­ing 23 of 37 passes for 266 yards and a pair of touch­downs, de­spite play­ing with a par­tially torn knee lig­a­ment.

Af­ter un­der­go­ing knee surgery in the off­sea­son, the ju­nior hopes to im­prove upon a 2009 sea­son in which he led the Buck­eyes in rush­ing (779 yards) and pass­ing (2,094 yards, 18 TDs). Pryor also hopes to add yet an­other sim­i­lar­ity to Young by sea­son’s end: as a ju­nior, VY was a Heis­man Tro­phy con­tender who led his team to a na­tional ti­tle.

Mark J. ter­rill

Ohio State QB Ter­relle Pryor com­pleted 23 of 37 passes against Ore­gon in the Rose Bowl.

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