BuckeyeNation links: Weight and see

Austin Ward writes: Freshman Adolphus Washington's accidental weight gain from 245 to 289 pounds has a silver lining, as he could turn out to be a real load inside.

Brad Bournival writesInsider: Five questions with Washington, who was also a high school basketball star in Cincinnati.

Ward writes: With classes starting, Ohio State shifts into season mode, and they're relatively healthy.

Bournival writesInsider: In the first of a two-part series, we look at the 14 top targets in Ohio State's 2014 recruiting class, all of whom have scholarship offers.

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