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Pandel Savic played at Ohio State in the late 1940s.

Ex-Ohio State QB Pandel Savic dies at 92; what’s Rashod Berry’s role in 2018?

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Pandel Savic dies at 92

Former Ohio State quarterback Pandel Savic died Tuesday at 92. Savic played with the Buckeyes in the late 1940s and helped the program win its first Rose Bowl over Cal in 1950. Savic was also the longtime chairman of the PGA Memorial Tournament, a golf event held outside of Columbus. Urban Meyer tweeted about Savic, saying “Rest In Peace to a great friend and Buckeye.”

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Rashod Berry’s role in 2018

Rashod Berry looked like he would be able to grow his role at tight end after Marcus Baugh graduated. However, Luke Farrell claimed the top spot at tight end on the depth chart in the spring, and Ohio State is also adding talented freshman Jeremy Ruckert to the 2018 roster. So what does this mean for Berry, who started his college career as a defensive end? Land of 10’s Ryan Ginn says Berry still helps the Buckeyes the most at tight end and thinks he’ll carve out a role in the 2018 offense.

Jae’Sean Tate set for workout with Pacers

Jae’Sean Tate is getting an NBA workout with the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday, just eight days ahead of the 2018 NBA Draft. It’s unlikely Tate, a former Ohio State standout, will be among the 60 draft picks next week, but he can still show teams he’s worth a look in summer league.

Find our latest first-round NBA mock draft here.

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