Ohio State RB Curtis Samuel underwent surgery this morning

Ohio State rising junior running back Curtis Samuel underwent surgery on his foot this morning, according to a report from 247 Sports, and could miss spring ball.

Samuel suffered a toe injury in Ohio State’s win over Notre Dame in the Fiesta Bowl and while the exact injury and recovery time are unknown, there’s no doubt that the former four-star recruit from Brooklyn should be Ohio State’s featured running back and expected successor to Ezekiel Elliott starting in 2016.

Samuel has 515 yards and seven rushing touchdowns over his first two seasons and also has 33 receptions for 384 yards and two scores.

Needless to say, Buckeyes fans nation and worldwide are hoping for Samuel to have a speedy recovery, so stay tuned to Campus Sports for further updates on his return to action!

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