Shazier Chooses Good Over Evil

By Jason Priestas on December 17, 2010 at 9:28p

Plantation (FL) linebacker Ryan Shazier became the 19th member of the Ohio State class of 2011 today when he chose the Buckeyes over LSU. Shazier had been a Florida commit, but Urban Meyer's abrupt departure led the Rivals four-star to decommit earlier today. The good news then came a few hours later when Shazier announced for the Buckeyes at his high school graduation party.

He'll join teammate and good friend Jeremy Cash in January as early enrollees at Ohio State.


Roger's picture

Thank you God for not giving Muschamp a dream about Shazier.

Blake's picture

Don't shaze me bro...

Jason Priestas's picture

Winnar!  Incidentally, that's what Les Miles was crying tonight.


Tressel has a dream that clowney would be the starting defensive end for the bucks next Year

RoweTrain's picture

Exactly what I wanted to see when I opened my web browser tonight.  The Dubcast must have been the clincher.

"Just bow up and go out and play." ~ D. Lee

"As it stands right now, I know I am the best athlete in college football." ~ B. Miller

Jason Priestas's picture

Yeah, pretty sure he gave it a listen earlier and said, "Ohio State is where I need to be."

We'll try to do the same for Clowney.

RoweTrain's picture

My thoughts exactly.  Dubcasts are hip and now, having dreams where the man upstairs said you should be coached by a certain person are so last year.

"Just bow up and go out and play." ~ D. Lee

"As it stands right now, I know I am the best athlete in college football." ~ B. Miller

blazers34's picture

I just hope we get Doran Grant.  Easily the most important recruit still on the board IMO

iball's picture

Signing Grant could open a flood gate. Shazier, Cash, Grant, and Clowney? Whut, whuuut?

“There’s one thing I have learned through all my adventures and conquests - it’s that some people are just wired for success. I had no choice when it came to being great - I just am great.” – Kenny Powers

Conroy's picture

He's from Florida, duh?

nickma71's picture

Next star after Moeller? He seems small for linebacker.

Poe McKnoe's picture


205 has been reported for some time.  I assume it's probably more like 220lbs.  Still a LEO and still a tweener...

but a bad mutha fugga.

gravey's picture

Apparently the crappy weather didn't scare him off.  We can never have enough athletic linebackers.

Buckeyebrowny919's picture

welcome home!

To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice the gift - Steve Prefontaine

BuddhaBuck's picture

Welcome Shazier! Cash & Shaz has a nice ring to it.

The pending vacancies at the LB/Star positions must have caught his attention....

Don't text while driving.

Bucksfan's picture

Wrong thread for what I posted...woops.

gwalther's picture



This is a program statement recruting win. He's a stud recruit, he's a stud SOUTHERN recruit, and we swooped down and got him from under the nose of Florida and LSU.


Honestly, I don't know what other program in the Big Ten is capable of doing that. We aren't talking about just a good prospect, we're talking about a stud recruit. Unbelieveable win. I love Jim Tressel.

Class of 2008

anchorman's picture

HUGE win and is a good kid! THANK YOU God that Urban Meyer decided to quit!

RBuck's picture

God told Urban Meyer to quit.

Long live the southend.

Peter Pete Peterson's picture

Now let's handle Arkansas and make it more attractive for some of the other "studs" out there! God Bless Jim Tressel and The Ohio State University!!!

Peter "Pete" Peterson

"Recruiting is like shaving, if you don't do it everyday, you look like a bum!"  -Jim Tressel


gwalther's picture


Class of 2008