Ohio State fans are probably aware that Jim Tressel had been recruiting (redshirting) freshman Eli Apple, a Class of 2013 signee, since sixth grade. It turns out he had been recruiting Stephen Collier, an incoming quarterback, since seventh grade as well.
As a 7th grader I sent letters to every major college in the nation. Only one coach took the time to write back. pic.twitter.com/u8ZbcVJncF
— Stephen Collier (@Stephen5Collier) December 8, 2013
Collier resides now in Leesburg, Georgia and will enroll at Ohio State in January.