C.J. Hicks trusting Buckeyes defense, feels ready for expanded role

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CJ Hicks by Matt Parker -- Lettermen Row --
C.J. Hicks is emerging at linebacker for Ohio State. (Matt Parker/Lettermen Row)

Now it's on C.J. Hicks to prove he has learned what he needed to learn -- and that he deserves to be on the field. Knowles mentioned early this spring that he wants to rotate linebackers more often than he did last season. Hicks has a chance to show why he needs to be in that rotation.