- Donell Stanley names South Carolina his leader
- Wisconsin offers Jamarco Jones
- North Carolina & South Carolina offers Quincy Wilson
- Hokies S commit Holland Fisher will be taking an official visit to Alabama this weekend
- Clifton Garrett is visiting Michigan State this weekend
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Highlights from newly offered Montae Nicholson
Scout $ - Another Big Offer for Nicholson '14 PA S Montae Nicholson
- By The Bank.....Offered by Coach Fickell last night. Montae is originally from Columbus & visited for the Miami (OH) game. Plans on visiting Ohio State again this year & also plans on visiting Michigan & Penn State.
Rivals$--Nicholson lands one he has been waiting for '14 PA S Montae Nicholson
- Montae was born in Ohio and has always wanted to be a Buckeye. He says it is too early to consider a timetable for recruiting and wants to take some visits.
Scout $ - Interest Growing in McClendon '14 NC QB Jalan McClendon
By Clark....Offers from UNC, SC State, UNC-Charlotte & Wake Forest. Also hearing from South Carolina, LSU, Clemson, East Carolina, Washington, Cal & Ohio State. Says Ohio State, South Carolina & North Carolina stand out. Says he will definitely visit Ohio State later in the year.
While the 2014 recruiting class is barreling down the tracks at record speed, there are still some big targets left on the 2013 list. One of the most coveted is 6-6, 280-pound offensive lineman Dorian Johnson out of Belle Vernon, Pa.
Johnson is a 4-star rated recruit by ESPN, Rivals and Scout, while 247 Sports has him rated as a 5-star prospect and the No. 2 offensive tackle recruit in the country. He was previously committed to Penn State but de-committed after the NCAA slammed the Nittany Lions with scholarship reductions and a four-year bowl ban.
With Ohio State low on offensive linemen for 2013, and Johnson being one of the most highly-rated prospects left on the board, Urban Meyer and his staff will work hard to recruit Johnson to Columbus.
It has been rumored that Pitt leads for Johnson since his de-commitment, while the Buckeyes appear to be in the mix. Are the rumors true? Do the Buckeyes have a chance at this Keystone giant? Is this a two horse race? He recently took time to answer questions from The-Ozone.
Niles Notre Dame Prep (Ill.) junior running back Chris James is having a huge year so far, and colleges are starting to become more and more interested. Last weekend, he visited Wisconsin, and has a few others planned.
Chris James enjoyed a pretty nice two day stretch last weekend. Fresh off a 268 yards, six touchdown performance on Friday, he visited Wisconsin on Saturday.
"The visit was great," the 6'0, 200-lb running back said. "I love the stadium and their fans. Their coach told me that they really like me and that they will stay in contact with me."
James has heard from a few schools, but his torrid start to this season should bring about even more. He plans to continue to take unofficial visits and see the ones that have contacted him though.
All working towards a very fixed goal he has.
"I'm just waiting on that first offer."
Ohio State head Urban Meyer certainly made a strong impression on 2014 offensive tackle prospect Alex Bars during a Sunday evening phone conversation.
"It was great," the junior from Nashville Montgomery Bell Academy said of the chat. "He asked about our whole family first."
Bars, who recently picked up a scholarship offer from the Buckeyes, said Meyer asked him how the program ranks with the other schools he's considering.
Montae Nicholson (Monroeville, Pa./Gateway) thought an offer from Ohio State might be coming when he talked to ESPN Midwest recruiting analyst Jared Shanker three weeks ago.
Late Tuesday night, the school he’s been hoping would offer him pulled the trigger when the Buckeyes made the call.
The 6-foot-2, 195-pound Nicholson went to Ohio State for the season opener against Miami (Ohio) on Sept. 1 and all it did was reaffirm what he already thought: The Buckeyes were a school he definitely wanted to continue to draw interest from.
Just because Ohio State has had two straight successful recruiting classes along the defensive front doesn’t mean Urban Meyer is satisfied.
The ball coach dipped into an area he knows a lot about and offered Dante Sawyer (Suwanee, Ga./North Gwinnett) on Tuesday.
The 6-foot-3, 245-pound defensive end has turned it up in September and is drawing rave revues in the recruiting world.