COLUMBUS - When Terrelle Pryor, the nation's No. 1 high school quarterback recruit, signed with Ohio State last month there were some Buckeyes fans who assumed he would just come in and take over as the starter.
Don't count on that.
The Buckeyes already have a starter in fifth-year senior Todd Boeckman.
Nobody's saying that Pryor, the Jeannette, Pa., prep star, won't play for the Buckeyes this fall. Some even think he can play a major role.
But those who think the incoming freshman will unseat Boeckman are downright delusional, tight end Rory Nichol said Thursday.
"How many of those people really know what it's like to run an offense?" he said. "Todd's our quarterback. I'm not saying Terrelle Pryor's not going to get on the field, but to think that that kid could come in here and run our offense