Ohio State running back Chris “Beanie” Wells will not play for the fifth-ranked Buckeyes against No. 1 USC on Saturday night because of his injured right foot, coach Jim Tressel announced late this afternoon after the team went through a 40-minute walkthrough at the Coliseum.
“We won’t have Beanie tomorrow,” Tressel told the assembled media just minutes after he told his team of the decision. “He was getting treatment 15 times a day. I guess if looks could kill, he fought me. I just told the team because it’s important our guys know what we thought we should do.
“I just think as I listened to the doctors and I thought about the situation that this was the decision that should be made. We’ve got good kids. We’re going to go after them.”
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