It's not about being "worthy" as it is about a different recruiting philosophies. Tressel was willing to fill depth with certain Glenville guys that he took as projects based on Ginn's advice (guys like Curtis Terry, Jermil Martin, Shaq Rowell, even Cardale Jones), Meyer is more inclined to try to fill that spot with an out of state star.
Here is an interesting article from cleveland.com about the difference between Tressel's and Meyer's strategies as it relates to Glenville http://www.cleveland.com/osu/index.ssf/2015/01/urban_meyer_and_glenville_if_c.html#incart_related_stories
5 DL recruits to 2 in one class doesn't really mean anything. You've got to look at the big picture. OSU got no true DTs in last years class, and both of the guys they are likely to start at DT this coming year will be Seniors - there is a lot of opportunity avaliable at OSU for a young talented DT.
Thanks for the link. Useful but somebody should update it for graduation, recruits, transfers, redshirts, etc.
Is there an updated scholarship chart around here? I remember that one of old Bucknuts or Scouts sites used to keep one, but I don't really use those sites anymore.
An updated Scolarship Chart broke down by position would be a nice feature for 11W to have - not just for tots numbers but for depth chart considerations, recruiting needs, etc.
Collier has to be aware of the fact that he as brought in as a project/backup for now - it's not like he was a 5 star Elite 11 QB every major school wanted. He has talent for sure, but his position on the depth chart can not be a surprise to him. Regardless of how the QB situation played out this year/next year his chances at really seeing the field before 2017 or 2018 were always very limited. I really doubt he transfers all of a sudden because he's a backup - he was always going to be backup at this point in his career.
This thread is about Offensive linemen, not Defense. Typically you don't rotate a lot on the OL unless you have to. You want continuity up front on offense. You want your 5 best guys out there pretty much every snap in you can - which OSU has been able to do for the last couple years. You usually aren't going to rotate much on the OL unless guys aren't playing up to par or if you're not sure who your best five are yet.
Its not not usually part of the game plan to rotate OL to keep them fresh. Meanwhile that is a common approach on the DL