Cash left Ohio State to find soul of college football at Duke
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Cash left Ohio State to find soul of college football at Duke

All-American safety transferred from Ohio State to play for Cutcliffe

Photo: Jeremy Cash at ACC media days.

DURHAM, N.C. – Duke All-American safety Jeremy Cash’s search for the soul of college football’s ideals began when he committed as a high school kid four years ago to play for then-Ohio State coach Jim Tressel.

By the time he arrived in the fall of 2011 from Plantation (Fla.) High, he instead competed as a true freshman for interim head coach Luke Fickell. Once the disappointing 6-7 season concluded, Ohio State hired Urban Meyer to take over in 2012. ... 

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