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A couple of 2014 Offers

Ohio State has recently put out offers to several 2014 prospects. S Erick Smith, DB Kiy Hester, and DE Solomon Thomas. I caught up with DE Lawrence Marshall, who received an offer a couple weeks ago, and TE Nic Weishar, who received an offer last night. Lawrence Marshall is a 2014 DE from Southfiel...
17 Jan 2013
by Derek Young 10 Comments

Catching Up With Taivon Jacobs: OSU Visit

I was able to reach 2013 WR commit Taivon Jacobs to discuss his official visit to Columbus. Jacobs camped at Ohio State in June. He later committed to the Buckeyes in July.  On his visit: "It was a great time and I got to see a ton of things I had not yet previously which was very ...
14 Jan 2013
by Derek Young 19 Comments

2014 Georgia Recruits Visit Plans

I just finished chatting with a few of the premiere 2014 recruits on the Ohio State coaching staff's radar. The state of Georgia holds an all-star game after the playoffs have been complete for the current juniors. Several of those prospects have the Buckeyes in their top group.  LB Raekwo...
28 Dec 2012
by Derek Young 7 Comments

Catching Up With Lawrence Marshall: The Game Visit

2014 Southfield (MI) DE Lawrence Marshall attended the Ohio State game in Columbus this past weekend and couldn't have had a better time.  He is a defensive player in the class of 2014 whose stock is soaring.  He had a few offers coming into this week but has since picked up a few big ...
29 Nov 2012
by Derek Young 1 Comment

Catching Up With Dominique Booth: The Game Visit

2014 Indianapolis (IN) Pike WR Dominique Booth took his third Ohio State this past weekend for The Game against Michigan.  Booth was also in attendance for Ohio State's game against Cal.  He also was able to see three Ohio State games as guests for other teams he was visiting.  La...
29 Nov 2012
by Derek Young 6 Comments

Catching Up With Darius West: The Game Visit

2014 Lima (OH) DB Darius West was one of the top performers for Ohio State's Friday Nights Light Camp back in July. He was the fastest man in the secondary as well at the camp.  West has been to OSU a few times, and was in Columbus again for the Michigan game.  West on the exp...
26 Nov 2012
by Derek Young 3 Comments