Ohio State H-back Curtis Samuel is in a league of his own when it comes to rushing and receiving yards to start a season.
According to sports-reference.com statistics and first reported by Sports on Earth’s Matt Brown, Samuel is the only player in the nation since 2000 to start a season with at least 300 rushing yards and 300 receiving yards through the first four games.
Curtis Samuel is only player since 2000 to start year with 300+ rush yards and 300+ receiving yards in first 4 games https://t.co/d0iWYvdPRh
— Matt Brown (@MattBrownCFB) October 5, 2016
Samuel, a junior, has 328 rushing yards and 345 receiving yards thus far for the No. 2 Buckeyes. His receiving yards and 23 receptions are easily tops on the team, and his 5 total touchdowns are tied for the team lead. Ohio State (4-0, 1-0 Big Ten) hosts Indiana at 3:30 p.m. ET on Saturday.