Ohio State currently has the No. 1 recruiting class of 2017. It could use a couple defensive ends, though. And its hope to recoup some before the Early Signing Period begins next week got a big boost Friday afternoon, when defensive line coach Larry Johnson dispelled retirement rumors with a single tweet.
Add in what 11W's Andrew Lind reported last night about four-star Cleveland defensive end Tyreke Smith trending back to the Buckeyes, and it could be business as usual for one of Ohio State's most ferocious units next fall.