Ohio State Recruiting Board Update: 1/15/13

Written January 15th, 2013 by Jim

2013 Recruiting Board Update

The search continues for a receiver in the 2013 Recruiting Class as indicated by theĀ  new offers that have been reported over the last few days.

This might be a sign that the visits over the weekend didn’t go so well.

Bill Greene did report yesterday on local Columbus radio that things are looking good for JUCO WR Corey Smith, so there was some positive news from the receivers over the weekend.

Greene is one of the best in the business so I’m going to assume that Smith will be a part of the class at this point based on his positive report.

So what about the remaining two spots and the apparent search for another receiver?

It seems clear thatĀ  the staff is re-gearing for their final push before signing day.

Here is my guess on the strategy over the final weeks:

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2013 Ohio State Recruiting Board Update: 12/20/12

Written December 20th, 2012 by Jim

2013 Recruiting Board Update

We’re checking in with another quick update this morning.

JUCO LB Tommy Sanders has been dropped from the board after verbally committing to Texas A&M.

That gives the Aggies six LBs in their 2013 class and 34 commitments overall with several other prospects still considering joining.

On Ohio State’s end, that leaves TX LB Mike Mitchell and GA LB Trey Johnson as the two primary targets remaining at LB.

Mitchell plans to announce at the Army AA game on January 5 and it would be surprising at this point if he didn’t choose the Buckeyes.

Johnson will likely announce at the Under Armour AA game on January 5 and the Buckeyes have a great shot at landing him as well.

If either falls through, FL LB James Hearns is scheduled to visit Columbus on January 11.

The newest addition to the board, NJ DE Al-Quadin Muhammad, could factor in at LB too.

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