Ohio State Recruiting- Spring 2014 Guesses

Written April 17th, 2014 by Jim

It’s still too early to know the exact numbers in the class, especially the numbers they would take at specific positions (and that is variable anyway) but I feel compelled to put together a list.

Wimbush And Friend

QB: 1. Brandon Wimbush, 2. Torrance Gibson

QB is pretty easy. They’d like to take two (in line with not taking any in ’16 to clear the way for Danny Clark in ’17) and their top targets are Wimbush and Torrance.

Wimbush is down to Penn State and Ohio State with the whole head/heart thing but it seems likely that Ohio State will win that battle- especially the longer it drags out.

Torrance is going to go down to signing day but Meyer has already worked his magic and is amongst the top schools without a visit. Getting him on campus is going to be huge and then we will go from there.

RB: 3. Damien Harris, 4. LJ Scott (OH)

RB is also fairly easy. It looks like they are going to take two with the top target being Damien Harris. I personally would give the nod for the second spot to LJ Scott given the whole in-state thing, but there are plenty of offers and alternatives floating around.

WR: 5. Van Jefferson

Unlike QB and RB, WR is hard to get a handle on. Someone correct me if I’m wrong, but as far as I can tell Van Jefferson is just about the only guy with positive OSU buzz surrounding him right now.

With Johnnie Dixon, Noah Brown, Parris Campbell, Terry McLaurin, Curtis Samuel, James Clark, Jalin Marshall and Dontre Wilson all coming in over the past two recruiting classes, it seems likely they won’t be targeting too many receivers in ’15, but will they only take one?

Plus you have the ATHs like Eric Glover-Williams and Christian Kirk factoring in.

I have no idea, so I’ll go with the safe pick for now. Read More

Pregame Glance WBB: North Carolina Central

Written December 28th, 2013 by Ken

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The Buckeyes ground their way to a win against Appalachian State University on December 20th to chalk up a ‘W’ prior to Christmas. It often wasn’t pretty, but it was a ‘Win’, so we’ll take it.

McGuff’s team is now 9-6 and will host North Carolina Central Eagles (5-4) on Sunday the 29th of December at 12:00 PM EST.

Here’s a profile on OSU’s  upcoming opponent:

  • School: North Carolina Central University
  • Location: Durham, NC
  • Founded: 1910
  • Student Population: 8,155
  • School Type: Public, coed
  • Division: D-I
  • Conference: Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC)
  • Arena: McDougal-McLendon Gymnasium
  • Seating: 3,500
  • Built: 1950
  • Head Coach: Vanessa Taylor
  • Year: 20th

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