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Ohio State freshman LB Kyle Berger tears his ACL again

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Freshman linebacker Kyle Berger tore his ACL a second time and will be out indefinitely.

Per the player himself, Ohio State freshman linebacker Kyle Berger has torn his ACL again. An Ohio State spokesperson confirmed the news Tuesday and also verified that the ACL torn was the same one Berger injured in preseason before his final high school football season.

Berger was projected by many as a potential redshirt as he continued to work his way back from that much in the same way J.T. Barrett sat out last season after suffering an injury in high school.

Berger, a 6'3 215-pound Cleveland St. Ignatius product, was a four-star coming out of Northeast Ohio. He was the 157th ranked player overall, the 10th best linebacker, and the fifth best player from the state of Ohio, per the 247Sports Composite rankings.

The news is certainly unwelcome to say the least, but Berger by all accounts appears to be approaching things with the requisite positive attitude:

Berger's roommate Stephen Collier reacted to the news as well:

As did fellow 2014 classmate Dylan Thompson:

Best of luck to Berger as progresses through this latest setback. We're all looking forward to finally seeing him on the field.