William Houston Is A Buckeye!!

Believe it or not, there’s a place for a fullback in Urban Meyer’s offense. Late Wednesday Night, Dublin Scioto’s William Houston announced via twitter that he had accepted an offer to be a part of Ohio State’s 2013 class as a “preferred walk-on”. That designation means that he will pay his own way to Ohio […]

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 […]

Bye Week Recruiting Special Part 1: 2013 Class

With the season winding down and it being a bye week, we figured it would be a good time to preview the targets for the next 3 months leading up to signing day, as well as look into our magic 8 ball for 2014.  In the first part of this 2 part series we will […]

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 […]

Tyquan Lewis is a Buckeye!

North Carolina DE/LB Tyquan Lewis has officially announced his plans to attend college at Ohio State, becoming the 17th commitment in the Buckeye’s 2013 recruiting class. Based on recent interviews with Tyquan, this decision doesn’t come as much of a surprise. Lewis’ journey towards this commitment started on June 10 when he attended camp in […]

Kameron Williams Is A Buckeye Hoopster!

Well, we wanted recruiting news… just didn’t expect it to be basketball related! After a visit to Columbus this past weekend, Baltimore Mount St. Joseph shooting guard Kameron Williams decided to pull the trigger and verbal to Thad Matta and Ohio State, becoming the second member of the 2013 class. Williams will join Marc Loving […]

Ohio State Recruiting Update: Darron Lee Live

When I headed out on Friday night to check out some high school football action in central Ohio, I didn’t know what a treat I was in for. A few hours and 6 touchdowns later and it was easy to conclude that Ohio State’s 13th commitment is another highly underrated 3-star steal for the Buckeyes. […]

Ohio State Recruiting: Vonn Bell

Georgia safety Vonn Bell is one of the top defensive backs in the country in the 2013 class and one of the top recruiting targets left for Ohio State as signing day approaches. Bell currently lists his top seven schools as: Ohio State, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, Texas, Clemson and Vanderbilt- although he may cut that […]

Ohio State Recruiting: Dorian Johnson

After de-committing from Penn State early in August, PA OT Dorian Johnson (6’6″ 280 lbs 4-star) instantly reemerged as one of Ohio State’s top targets in the 2013 recruiting class. Johnson’s new top three includes Ohio State, Pitt and Virginia Tech and he plans to take official visits to all three. Optimistically, this is a two horse race […]

Tyquan Lewis Interview with 247 Sports

Four-star NC DE Tyquan Lewis will decide between Ohio State, North Carolina and LSU- possibly in the near future. Here is a brand new interview with Tyquan from 247 Sports. Tyquan has plenty to say about Ohio State, including: Through the recruiting process, he has developed the closest bond with Urban Meyer and Mike Vrabel. […]

Ohio State Recruiting Update: New Targets

We’re back again to update you on some exciting new additions to the 2013 Big Board. Typically recruiting dies down somewhat once fall practice starts, but that was to be expected anyways this year given so many early verbals. Even with focus turning towards the season, official written offers give a good indication of who […]

Ohio State Football Recruiting Update: 7/30/12

In the aftermath of Friday Night Lights and Girdiron Kings, the recruiting picture for Ohio State’s 2013 class continues to come into focus as the final spots are narrowed down and filled. In fact, the coaches appear to have such a good idea of how the rest of the class will look that they have […]

Tim Gardner Is (Finally) A Buckeye!!

Great news for a Saturday; it’s great to come back from a vacation to read that Indianapolis Lawrence Central’s Tim Gardner has become the 16th member of the Ohio State 2013 recruiting class. Gardner initially “verballed” back in June, but was informed that his commitment wasn’t quite necessary at this time- there’s speculation that the […]

Friday Night Lights Notebook

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer has made it no secret that he loves speed. Because of Meyer’s love for speed, it should come as no surprise that Friday Night Lights concluded with all participants lining up by position on the 20 yard line to run 30 or 40 yard dashes to determine the fastest player […]

A Comparison of the 2013 OSU-Michigan Recruiting Classes

In years past, July was a time when offers were still being earned and there were plenty of names going around for who might round out the rest of a recruiting class. Now, with recruiting so accelerated, July is the time to compare the almost completed classes of two bitter rivals. While some spots remain […]

Taivon Jacobs Is A Buckeye!!!

The drought is over. Nope, not the one that’s gripping the heartland and screwing with our future pizza, the Ohio State recruiting drought of wide receivers. This morning, Maryland District Heights’ Taivon Jacobs gave his verbal commitment to Ohio State over West Virginia and the home Terrapins.  He also held offers from Notre Dame, Miami […]

Ohio State's Top 10 Remaining Targets in 2013

10. Tyquan Lewis, DE/LB, North Carolina The defensive line class is already incredibly stacked this year, making Tyquan Lewis more of a luxury to add rather than a necessity, which is why he comes in at #10 on this list. Still, the coaching staff is pursuing Lewis heavily after viewing him in person at camp […]

Michael Hill Is A Buckeye!!!

Looks like the recruiting train is rolling again, as Ohio State picks up its second commitment in two days via the decision of Pendleton South Carolina Defensive Tackle Michael Hill. Rated as the top player in South Carolina, Mr. Hill also held offers from Florida, LSU, Tennessee, Alabama (where he visited just last weekend), Georgia […]