BC-OH–Ohio Sports Digest 1:30 pm, OH

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Long before Chris Ash became Rutgers coach, he played small-college football about 20 miles from the Iowa town in which he grew up. Even as he climbed the ranks to become the defensive coordinator for a national championship team, Ash still wondered if his stay-out-of-the-spotlight style would hold him back. By College Football Writer Ralph D. Russo. SENT: 830 words, photos.