Fitzpatrick will not visit for the spring game either, but he's hoping to get to a practice sometime soon. We'll see if that happens, but put me in the "skeptical" checkbox.
7-on-7 camps are not the ideal scenario for Gibson to make plays from the quarterback position. It's a pocket-passer specialty, and Gibson is a few years away solely as a passer. The goal for his team is to win those tournaments, so putting him at WR might make the team a bit better. In a real game, when a QB is able to use his legs as well as his arm, Gibson becomes a totally different - and much more viable - homerun threat on every play.
Good chance that MSU will make a hard sell since they will likely not take Jayru Campbell, but it's very early in Stevens' recruitment and he's not seen half of the offers he's going to.
Thinking this might have something to do with why White transferred back to Bishop McNamara...
I think they'd love to take two TEs in the class for 2015.
Ohio State is - for an intents and purposes - an SEC school located in Ohio. Drew grew up a Buckeye fan, he loves Ohio State and they've been in on him for a LONG time. They've done the work, just need to keep impressing upon him how valuable he is to the overall success of their class.
That would be a surprise, they've not been in the group of schools he's ever mentioned when we've talked and there's a few that he does talk about pretty regularly.
He's been leaning that way for a while.
That's difficult to argue, honestly.
After a bit further checking into this, I'd say "nothing to see here" as far as Ohio State and White, but nonetheless, he's re-opened his recruitment.
Hopefully OHSAA does the right thing and clears him for his senior season.
I think truly it's just a byproduct of kids committing way too early and realizing that the term "commitment" still means something to the schools in question. When you commit, generally speaking, that means you've picked your school and don't need to look around but it's so early in the process and these kids really don't pick view "commitments" as the end of their recruitment.
They offered him after seeing him live last summer, so they know what Ashton can do and were impressed. I imagine they'd consider it if he wanted in, but I don't think that's a realistic option anytime soon.
I'd imagine they'd like to take 4-5.
I think the number needs to be between 7-9, regardless of class size.
Nothing to do with on the field stuff, all based on the fact that right now MSU would/could take him and Ohio State's offer is conditional on improved standing academically. It's something the Buckeyes have done before, give the kid a challenge and let him "prove" he wants to be a Buckeye by doing what he has to do.
Don't mistake what I've said for me suggesting that he's not intelligent, I've never had the chance to speak to LJ personally, and no matter what I'd not make that sort of assumption. My grades weren't great in high school either, and most of that is because I was not challenged and because I was lazy.
I think that's a very accurate summation of what we should expect.
Parris is almost certainly a redshirt candidate. He's got a lot of physical maturation to do, but he's starting from a pretty excellent point. He'll be a big-timer at Ohio State before he's done.
This offer has nothing to do with Damien Harris or any other running back. Buckeyes want two RBs in 2015 and Scott, if he's taking care of his stuff in the classroom, is without question OSU calibre.