- Kendall has visited FSU, has UGA camp planned, and hopes to get to Kentucky and tOSU in July.
Scout$--Hilliman Planning Visits '14 NJ RB Jonathan Hilliman
- Jonathan loved his visit with Coach Meyer and will visit Rutgers probably this week before traveling sometime this summer to Miami, Michigan, Vanderbilt and Alabama.
Scout$--Status Quo for Scout 300 WR Blacknall? '14 NJ WR Saeed Blacknall
- Saeed names a top five of LSU, Alabama, Notre Dame, Florida State and Ohio State. He says he will probably head south for school but knows Coach Meyer will help him produce numbers.
BN$--Boone, Dixon Thinking Return To OSU '14 FL DB Shawn Boone & '14 FL WR Johnnie Dixon
- Shawn says Coach Meyer was very impressed with him and promises to recruit him hard. He plans to return for a game this fall.
Scout $ - Buckeye Legacy Checks Out Program '15 TN WR CJ Sanders
- Recaps his camp performance where he posted a 4.3 40. Also enjoyed his visit & really liked meeting with the academic advisors. Says Ohio State is the offer he wants.
"Ohio State is a great traditional school. Urban Meyer is one of my favorite coaches. I mean, I grew up watching him coach Florida and all that stuff. Once he moved to Ohio State, his coaching staff recruited me. I like that about him."
— '14 LB/TE Vincent Jackson to SB Nation
Updated Visitor List (subject to change)
'14 S Cortez McDowell (Locust Grove, GA)
July 26th? (Friday Night Lights)
'14 OL Donell Stanley (Latta, SC)
'14 OL Frank Ragnow (Victoria, MN)
'14 DL Malik McDowell (Detroit, MI) tentative
'14 LB Raekwon McMillan (Hinesville, GA)
'14 DB Erick Smith (Cleveland, OH)
'14 ATH Marshon Lattimore (Cleveland, OH)
'15 QB Jayru Campbell (Detroit, MI)
'15 QB Lorenzo Nunez (Kennesaw, GA)
'15 QB Alex Malzone (Bloomfield Hills, MI)
'15 RB Mike Weber (Detroit, MI)
'15 TE Garrett Williams (Orlando, FL) tentative
'15 OG Nick Wilson (Alpharetta, GA) tentative
'15 LB Darrin Kirkland Jr. (Indianapolis, IN)
'15 ATH Jerome Baker (Cleveland, OH)
Commits - Damon Webb, Marcelys Jones
September 28th (Wisconsin)
'14 ATH John "JuJu" Smith (Long Beach, CA) - official
October 26th (Penn State)
'14 OL Demetrius Knox (Fort Worth, TX) - official
'14 LB Raekwon McMillan (Hinesville, GA) - official
'15 ATH Jacques Patrick (Orlando, FL)
November 23rd (Indiana)
'14 JUCO OL Chad Mavety (East Garden City, NY) - official
ROTW: Damon Webb
The weekend started off on the right foot as Ohio State grabbed '14 QB Stephen Collier off the board. Collier came as a bit of a surprise after the Buckeyes have been playing it close to the vest when it comes to recruiting quarterbacks in the class of 2014.'14 QB DeShaun Watson was an early candidate, but was and remains currently committed to Clemson. With Collier inbound, pending a shock Watson flip, it's basically Collier and/or Brandon Harris at this juncture. The 6'4", 208-pound Collier is a 3-star dual threat, and held offers from the likes of Boston College, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Georgia State and Louisiana Tech, among others. A private workout with head coach Urban Meyer and offensive coordinator Tom Herman had Collier thinking scarlet and gray, while the staff was obviously impressed enough to extend an offer after the workout.
On Sunday, '14 WR Terry McLaurin committed to Ohio State following a one day camp at Ohio State where he performed extremely well and showed that he has a lot of upside as a college receiver. McLaurin was also clocked as the fastest time in his session at the camp, which can only have helped earn the offer that he was looking for. From our commitment piece on Sunday:
Is Clark the next big thing? (Rivals)
Massillon (Ohio) Washington quarterback Danny Clark is yet to take a varsity snap, throw a varsity pass, or even put on a varsity football uniform. That's because Clark is a class of 2017 prospect that won't start his freshman football season until August. Still, there is already so much buzz around Clark from the eighth grade YouTube videos to the impressive college camp performances that there is already a feeling that he could be the next big thing in the state of Ohio.
The 6-foot-3, 205-pound prospect was recently in Columbus (Ohio) taking part in the two-day Ohio State camp, a camp in which he was easily among the top handful of performers.
"My overall impressions is that this was a great camp, it's the best camp I've been to," said Clark. "I love working with coach Tom Herman, he's a great quarterback coach and I had a lot of fun too so that's always good. I felt like I came away with some great coaching."
New Castle athlete Malik Hooker narrowed his list to five schools over the weekend and Penn State is one of them.
The 6-2, 190-pound wide receiver-defensive back is a class of 2014 four-star prospect who is being recruited at both positions.
According to a report on 247sports, Hooker also has Michigan, Ohio State, Pitt and West Virginia in his top five.
Hooker is the No. 9 prospect in Pennsylvania according to the PennLive 2014 Fab 25.
"I know that I'm going to take official visits to Michigan and West Virginia because I haven't seen those school yet," Hooker told Wolverine247. "I've seen Pitt, Penn State, and Ohio State and I really enjoyed them all.
Q&A with Damon Webb (Men of the Scarlet and Gray)
OSU FootballIn what seems like forever ago now, the Ohio State coaching staff received a commitment from one of the best corners in the country. Damon Webb is currently a 4 star recruit, looking to get his 5th star and is ranked the 6th best corner in the country by both Rivals and Scout.
Webb comes from Cass Tech High School (Detroit, MI) which is usually a huge pipeline for TTUN, similar to Glenville for Ohio State. So when Webb committed to the Buckeyes, it came as a surprise to some. Webb led Cass Tech to a second straight state title this past fall and is aiming for a three-peat. Damon racked up 40+ tackles and seven interceptions during his junior season.
Webb will be competing in “The Opening” this July and will end his high school career by playing in the US Army All-American Bowl.
I had a chance to chat with him as a well: