Tuesday, February 01, 2000
Local player named Ohio State MVP
Senior cornerback Ahmed Plummer (Wyoming High) was announced as the Ohio State football team's most valuable and most inspirational player at the team's annual awards banquet.
Plummer also was selected as the team's top scholar-athlete, its best defensive back and as the defensive player of the year.
Plummer was a first-team All-Big Ten choice as the Buckeyes went 6-6 overall and tied for eighth in the conference with a 3-5 mark. He led the team with five interceptions.
Senior running back Michael Wiley took top offensive player and top offensive back honors. He led the Buckeyes with 952 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns.
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