- Tennessee offered Ethan Wolf & Dravon Henry
- Nebraska offered Dravon Henry
- Stanford offered Josh Malone & Sam Mustipher
- Georgia Tech & Cincinnati offered Davonte James
- Wisconsin offered Ian Bunting
- Dontavius Blair & Nick Glass visits Tennessee
- Jeffery Holland visits Florida
- Dominique Booth visits Vanderbilt
- Ian Bunting visits Wisconsin
- Clifton Garrett visits Ole Miss
- Jermaine Eluemunor calls Penn State visit 'a 10 out of 10'
- George Campbell wearing Michigan gear today in Orlando
- Devine Redding has transferred officially to Cleveland Glenville
Scout $ - Orlando NFTC: Recruiting Notes '14 FL QB Zack Darlington
- Says he feels Ohio State is close to offering. Offers from Ole Miss, Nebraska, Minnesota, West Virginia among others.
More Caleb Henderson 2012 Highlights
Mark Stoops doesn't view the country the way Rand McNally draws it up.
"Ohio is in-state recruiting for us," Stoops said. "The proximity of our campus to Southeast Ohio and my ties into the Northeastern part of the state made it an easy decision to focus efforts there.
"It is also a talent-rich state, so we have to go in and get kids."
The defense-minded coach comes from a defensive-minded family from Youngstown, Ohio -- where his parents and eldest brother still reside. He played football at Youngstown (Ohio) Cardinal Mooney and coached at Macedonia (Ohio) Nordonia.
Another point of emphasis this off-season for Urban Meyer and his defensive staff was the linebacking corps, which includes one stud potential future first-rounder – and a lot of question marks. Here's how the depth chart looks heading towards the 2013 season.
Despite the 12-0 record last year, Ohio State still had some major holes. The linebacking corps of 2012 was depleted by injuries, setbacks, recruiting mistakes, and at times, seemingly just a plain old lack of talent. One of the major issues Urban Meyer sought to rectify during the 2012-2013 offseason was that very same linebacker position. As the old saying goes, "Rome wasn't built in a day, but a five-star recruiting class sure helps." Meyer and his defensive staff of the 2013 linebacking corps in an effort to foster competition, and therefore, a high level of play, within the group.