Aug. 17, 2000

COLUMBUS, Ohio–Ohio State linebacker Jason Ott (Jr., Cincinnati, Ohio/Elder) is recovering from successful shoulder surgery following an injury suffered Tuesday afternoon.

The surgery was performed Thursday morning by Dr. Chris Kaeding at University Hospital to repair a torn muscle in Ott’s right shoulder.

Ott (6-4, 240) is expected to be out of action 3-4 weeks.