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Ohio State running back Mike Weber selected by Dallas Cowboys in seventh round of NFL Draft

The Detroit native will have fresh legs as he enters the NFL.

NCAA Football: Michigan at Ohio State Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports

Mike Weber was an inarguably a phenomenal running back for the Ohio State Buckeyes over the past three seasons. But, due to a few injuries and sharing the backfield with J.K. Dobbins, his college career never reached the heights that many thought that it would following his eye-popping freshman campaign.

While that was likely disappointing to many Buckeye fans, it very well might be a positive to fans of the Dallas Cowboys, who selected the former OSU RB in the seventh round of the 2019 NFL Draft on Saturday.

Weber rushed for 1,096 yards and nine touchdowns as a freshman en route to earning the 2016 Big Ten Thompson-Randle El Freshman of the Year award. Despite being injured for the first half of the 2017 season, he still accounted for 626 yards on the ground, as well as another 10 TDs.

In 2018, he capped off his career with 954 yards and six total scores. In addition to his running ability, Weber was also noted for his ability to block and catch the ball out of the backfield.

Land-Grant Holy Land will have much more on the Campbell selection later tonight, and throughout the draft weekend.