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ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit moves family to Nashville, Tenn.

Former Ohio State quarterback Kirk Herbstreit denies reports that unruly Buckeyes fans chased him out of Columbus, Ohio
by Mel Bracht Published: July 29, 2011
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A Centerville, Ohio, native, Herbstreit grew up a Buckeyes fan. His father, Jim, was a team captain for Ohio State as a safety and running back, and later served as assistant coach. As a senior in 1992, Kirk passed for nearly 2,000 yards in an option-oriented offense, guiding the Buckeyes to an 8-3-1 mark and second place in the Big Ten.

Herbstreit says it's weird living out of the state for the first time.

“Ohio will always be my home. I'm always going to be an Ohio State Buckeye and a Cincinnati Reds fan,” he said. “Nashville is a great town and the people there have been amazing. So far so good.”

by Mel Bracht
Copy Editor, Sports Media
Mel Bracht is a copy editor on the presentation desk and also covers sports media. A 1978 graduate of Indiana University, Bracht has been a print journalist for 34 years. He started his career as sports editor of the Rensselaer (Ind.) Republican...
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