Cameron Johnston Is A Buckeye!!

Proving that recruiting knows no off season or national boundaries, and showing once again that the Ohio State staff will look everywhere to find competitors, it seems as if the Buckeyes have added a punter for the 2013 class. And we all know how important it is to have someone handle these duties with excellence […]

The Curious Case Of Johnny Townsend

Wednesday was a memorable day for Ohio State fans, as the program again finished National Letter of Intent Day with a class ranked in the top three in the nation, with some calling it the very best for the 2013 recruiting cycle. It was a memorable day for Orlando’s Johnny Townsend as well, although for […]

Ohio State Recruiting: 2013 Final Grades

The BuckeyeBattleCry was with all of you through the thick and thin of this class as we saw elite recruits commit to be Buckeyes and players we were upset to see go elsewhere.  After the dust settled and names were signed on letters of intent, its time to evaluate each position in the class and […]

Vonn Bell Is A Buckeye !!!

In a battle that came down to the wire, Georgia standout safety Vonn Bell selected Ohio State over Tennessee and becomes the latest member of what’s shaping up to be an epic 2013 recruiting class. Bell is ranked as a five star athlete on all of the major recruiting sites, and was a standout during […]

James Clark Is A Buckeye !!!

National Letter Of Intent Day is often called “Second Christmas”, and today Coach Meyer got another great present to open as Florida receiver James Clark joined the 2013 Recruiting Class. Clark visited Columbus in January, but was seen as a strong Florida lean- even visiting Gainesville this past weekend after being on their campus numerous […]

Ohio State Recruiting: National Signing Day!

Signing Day Central from Official Site (Photo Gallery, Bios, etc.) Bill Greene Live Chat at Noon (via Fox Sports Ohio) Meyer Call-in Show on 97.1 The Fan at Noon Live Press Conference at 3 p.m. Welcome to The Buckeye Battle Cry’s signing day headquarters for Ohio State’s 2013 class! For people that follow recruiting obsessively, […]

Dontre Wilson Is A Buckeye !!!

While National Letter of Intent day is Wednesday, Ohio State received word Monday that Texas athlete Dontre Wilson wasn’t interested in waiting until then, as he verballed to be the latest member of the Buckeyes’ 2013 class. Wilson, a one time Oregon commit, has been in contact with Coach Meyer and the staff for quite […]

Ohio State Recruiting Board Update: 1/15/13

2013 Recruiting Board Update The search continues for a receiver in the 2013 Recruiting Class as indicated by the  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 […]

Chris Worley Is A Buckeye!!

The big recruiting weekend for Ohio State barely got started when the first verbal was made; Cleveland Glenville’s Chris Worley has become the latest member of the 2013 Ohio State recruiting class. An athlete who’s projected as a safety/linebacker (perhaps the “Star” position?), Worley held offers from Michigan State, West Virginia, Arkansas, and Pittsburgh among […]

Ohio State Recruiting: 2013 Finale Begins

Tell me if you have read this phrase before- this weekend will be huge for Ohio State recruiting. It seems like we are writing those words every other week with Urban Meyer at the helm in Columbus, but overused or not, they once again ring true. With exactly four weeks to go until NLOID on […]

Trey Johnson is a Buckeye!

Georgia 4-star linebacker Trey Johnson has officially announced his plans to attend The Ohio State University next season. Johnson chose Ohio State over Florida and Tennessee on live television during the Under Armour All America Game. He becomes the 20th commitment in the 2013 class and the  first in what is expected to be a […]

Ohio State Recruiting: All-Star Game Preview

Two big events in the football recruiting world are scheduled to take place at the end of this week on January 4th and 5th. Those would be the Under Armour All America Game on the 4th and the US Army All American Bowl on the 5th . For Ohio State fans, many players already committed […]

Luke Morgan is a Buckeye!

With all of the buzz around the huge recruiting weekend planned this week, somehow we missed the news that Lebanon Quarterback Luke Morgan has accepted an offer to be a “preferred walk-on” at Ohio State as a part of the 2013 class. A “preferred walk-on” is typically an in-state student athlete who participates in the […]

Donovan Munger Is A Buckeye!!!

We were pretty certain that this weekend would be a big one in terms of Ohio State recruiting, but this was a name that wasn’t on our radar for a commitment. Particularly given the circumstances. Expected as a part of the Friday “arrival” for the weekend, there was speculation that Munger would end up at […]

Ohio State Recruiting: 2013's Ideal Finish

At the risk of jinxing what should be a strong finish to the class, my within-the-realm-of-possibility ideal finish is- WR: Shelton Gibson WR: James Quick OL: Dorian Johnson OL: David Dawson LB: Mike Mitchell LB: Skai Moore (or any of the other LBs on the board) DB: Vonn Bell DB: Gareon Conley With Chris Worley thrown […]

Ohio State Recruiting: Finishing Strong in 2013

After a big recruiting weekend that included plenty of players visiting for the memorable victory over Nebraska, there is renewed speculation in Buckeye circles projecting how Ohio State will finish their 2013 class. The first thing that most people worry about is how many scholarships are left. The general consensus is that the Buckeyes will […]

Ohio State Recruiting: Nebraska Weekend Preview

This weekend will be big for Ohio State recruiting. Many prospects from the 2013 and 2014 classes are scheduled to make the trip to Columbus to catch the night game against Nebraska. Here is a quick rundown of some of the players expected to be in attendance. 2013 Targets Dorian Johnson – 6’6″ 280 lbs […]

Ohio State Recruiting: More New Targets

As national letter of intent day gets closer and the number of openings in Ohio State’s recruiting class continue to decrease, the staff can begin to focus more and more of their energies on the few remaining targets at positions of need. As it turns out, some of those targets are currently committed to other […]