Mike Weber had a phenomenal freshman season at Ohio State in 2016.

He ran for 1,096 yards and 9 TD, averaging 6 yards per carry. Then, as a sophomore, things changed.

Weber suffered a hamstring injury and played more as a No. 2 back to freshman J.K. Dobbins, amassing 626 yards, but still scoring 10 TD. Weber still showed the ability was there.

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Now in 2018 as a junior, what was Ohio State going to get from Weber at presumably full strength? The 5-foot-10 ball-carrier from Detroit, Mich. showed exactly what he could do in Week 1 against Oregon State.

All he did was run for 186 yards and 3 TD — like it was nothing. But, was Weber ever close to potentially transferring from Ohio State, knowing how impactful and dynamic the younger Dobbins was?

It was actually pretty close to happening:

Wow. Well, Buckeyes fans can surely agree that Weber has stuck around. The dynamic duo of Weber-Dobbins was a lot for teams a year ago and it appears to be a handful for teams again in 2018.

Heck, even staying together for the 2019 season is a possibility. Big Ten defensive coordinators have got to be cringing.