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Heard Around the ‘Shoe – 8/29/2016

Welcome to your tri-weekly look at all things Ohio State recruiting. Let’s get started! The Other OSU QB Recruit: Since the commitment of Tate Martell to Ohio State, Danny Clark has taken a back seat even though he has been committed for what seems like 10 years now.  Clark and his team at Archbishop Hoban […]

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Heard Around the ‘Shoe – 8/26/2016

Welcome to your tri-weekly look at all things Ohio State recruiting. Let’s get started! Top 2018 Athlete Decommits Jermaine Eskridge, a 4-star athlete from Tampa, Florida shocked quite a few people last month when he committed to the University of South Florida after releasing a top 5 a week before that did not include USF.  Well […]

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Heard Around the ‘Shoe – 8/24/2016

Welcome to your tri-weekly look at all things Ohio State recruiting. Let’s get started! Whoa is Michigan: The past few days have not been kind to the Wolverines.  First they lost a 2018 commitment and Buckeye legacy Leonard Taylor who decided to decommit on Monday.  Taylor has made multiple visits to Ohio State since his […]

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10-Star Monday – Grimes and Lindsey commit to Ohio State

The #1 recruiting class in the nation just got a lot better today when newly minted 5-star recruit, Tyjon Lindsey and fellow 5-star receiver Trevon Grimes decided to pick the Ohio State Buckeyes as their college of choice via a video posted to Bleacher Report.  Lindsey picked the Buckeyes over Nebraska, USC, Alabama and 20 other […]

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Heard Around the Shoe – 8/22/2016

Welcome to your tri-weekly look at all things Ohio State recruiting. Let’s get started! Buckeye Target Releases Top 5, OSU Not Included: Last month during Friday Night Lights, the Buckeyes landed a surprise commitment from Brian Snead, a 4-star running back for the class of 2018.  With the depth chart at running back a bit […]

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Heard Around the ‘Shoe – 8/19/2016

Welcome to your tri-weekly look at all things Ohio State recruiting. Let’s get started! Trevon Grimes Has Made His Decision: We learned this morning that Ft. Lauderdale wide receiver Trevon Grimes has let the coaching staff of the school he will be attending know that they have his commitment.  Luke Stampini from 247 spoke to […]

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Ohio State Recruiting – August Update

We are less than three weeks away from kickoff for the Buckeye 2016 football season, but we are also less than a week away from two of the most awaited decisions in college football recruiting for the class of 2017.  The Buckeyes have been recruiting at a level that has been unseen in Columbus or […]

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Heard Around the ‘Shoe – 8/17/2016

Welcome to your tri-weekly look at all things Ohio State recruiting. Let’s get started! Texas LB Sets Decision Date One of the bigger targets left for the class of 2017 might be Texas linebacker Baron Browning.  The Buckeyes have Antjuan Simmons and Branden White already committed at the position, but the Buckeyes are always looking […]

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Heard Around the ‘Shoe – 8/15/2016

Welcome to your tri-weekly look at all things Ohio State recruiting. Let’s get started! Injuries Are No Fun: Currently committed to the Georgia Bulldogs, Richard LeCounte is still being recruited heavily by the Buckeyes to join the 2017 class.  While participating in a scrimmage last Tuesday, he got injured and had to be taken off […]

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Heard Around the ‘Shoe – 8/10/2016

Welcome to your tri-weekly look at all things Ohio State recruiting. Let’s get started! Emory Jones Upgraded to 5-Star: In case you missed it, recent Buckeye commit Emory Jones moved from a 4-Star to a 5-Star recruit when the Rivals 2018 rankings came out this week. He is ranked as the #6 overall player in […]

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Heard Around the ‘Shoe – 8/8/2016

Welcome to your tri-weekly look at all things Ohio State recruiting. Let’s get started! Trevon Grimes Update: While all things continue to point toward Ohio State signing Grimes come February of next year, Grimes is still not showing his hand as to where he is going.  He has set up a visit to Miami this […]

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Heard Around the ‘Shoe – 8/5/2016

Welcome to your tri-weekly dose of all things Ohio State recruiting! Let’s get started. Another 2018 offer out in Florida: Xavier Williams is a 5-star athlete from Hollywood, Florida who holds 35 offers to date.  He plays wide receiver and cornerback for his high school team, and could probably play either side of the ball […]

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Heard Around the ‘Shoe – 8/3/2016

Welcome to your tri-weekly dose of Ohio State recruiting news and notes! Heard Around the ‘Shoe will now be posted on Monday-Wednesday-Friday. New Social Media Rules in Effect: In case you hadn’t noticed or don’t follow recruiting, the way that coaches can interact with recruits on social media changed starting August 1st.  Coaches can now re-tweet, […]

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Ohio State lands second commitment of 2018 in QB Emory Jones

The Buckeyes got some great news today when four-star dual-threat quarterback Emory Jones out of Franklin, Georgia gave his commitment to the coaching staff. Jones was once thought to be a heavy Tennessee lean, but everything changed for him when he received an offer from the Buckeyes this summer. He made two visits to the Ohio […]

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Chase Young becomes #15 for 2017

Ohio State has received the verbal commitment of Chase Young, the weak-side defensive end out of DeMatha Catholic High School this evening.  Young provided his verbal at the much hyped Friday Night Lights Camp. We will have more about this commitment coming up tomorrow. Looks like 5-star defensive end Chase Young has committed to Ohio […]

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2016 Friday Night Lights Preview

Friday Night Lights has become an annual staple since Urban Meyer came to Columbus, and the Buckeyes will once again host a slew of top talent from across the nation at the Horseshoe tonight. Let’s take a look at who will be there and if we can expect any commitments out of the group. Tate […]

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A Way Too Early Look at Ohio States 2018 Offensive Recruiting Board

We are still a year and a half away from national signing day for 2018, but it’s exciting to see what kind of talent the Buckeyes have to look forward to in a couple years. Unlike this year – only five seniors will leave after next season. Ohio State stands to lose over 20 players to […]

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Class of 2017 Ohio State Buckeyes Defensive Recruiting Overview

The Buckeyes currently sit atop the rankings with the #1 class in America for 2017.  With the remaining targets on the defensive side of the ball, this class seems to be closing in as the best class in the internet age of recruiting. Unfortunately (fortunately) an abundance of riches on the roster has left Ohio State […]

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