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Second Wind
Tim Layden
October 09, 1995
Ohio State shrugged off a jittery first half to whip Notre Dame and take aim at the national championship
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October 09, 1995

Second Wind

Ohio State shrugged off a jittery first half to whip Notre Dame and take aim at the national championship

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Vern embraced his son warmly. He first brought Bobby to the Horseshoe in the fall of 1981, when he was a nine-year-old, and they never stopped coming back. He thought back to that autumn afternoon when the Ohio State masses called for Bobby's removal. " Columbus isn't the easiest place in the world to be a quarterback," Vern said. "It was tough, very tough.

"But you know what happened?" said Vern about Bobby. "He grew up, that's what happened."

They all grew up. Coach, players, team. That's what happened.

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