When I was a freshman in high school, the most important Christmas-time decision that I made was the type of dress socks that I was buying for my dad.
Massillon freshman quarterback Danny Clark is having a significantly better beginning of his Holiday season than most of us did, as he became the first member of the Ohio State 2017 recruiting class today.
You read that correctly: 2017. Only current Buckeyes who are redshirting will still be a part of the team when Clark puts on the scarlet and gray, but it sounds like this is as close to a sure thing as can come in the world of recruiting: Clark is the real deal.
As Buckeye fans know, the Massillon Tigers program is one where expectations and pressure can be incredibly high, and yet Clark became the first freshman quarterback to have started for the Tigers this year and led Massillon into the State Playoffs.
According to Recruiting gurus, Clark’s verbal could have come even before he enrolled in high school, but it wasn’t until today that Coach Meyer extended the offer and had it immediately accepted.
The freshman is currently 6’4″, and weighs 205 pounds. Those numbers are sure to change as he continues through the Tiger program and, you know, adolescence and so forth. Clark is targeted as “pro style” QB with a 40 time in the high 4 seconds.