Wrapping up the 2012 Recruiting Class

Written October 25th, 2011 by Jim

After a long hiatus, it’s time to jump back in with some recruiting talk.

Adverse circumstances surrounding the program have obviously impacted recruiting for months, but the 2012 class still has an opportunity to be pretty darn good.

The key will be finishing strong, and the Buckeyes look to be in a great position to do just that.

The biggest concern, as it has been for months, continues to be along the offensive line. Regardless of how the ’12 class finishes, the depth issues there may not be resolved until the ink is dry on the ’13 class.

Before I get too far ahead of myself, here is a look at how the 2012 class will wind down. Read More

Recruiting Update: Jacoby Boren is a Buckeye!

Written December 3rd, 2010 by MaliBuckeye

According to The Dispatch’s Tim May, the Buckeyes have picked up another commitment for the class of 2012, completing their hat trick.

The anchor

Center Jacoby Boren from Pickerington Central becomes the latest member of the Boren family to join the scarlet and gray, in a move that many were anticipating for last weekend.

At 6’2″ and 270 pounds, Jacoby has been described by his brothers as having a “nasty streak”; perhaps best developed by having two older brothers of their caliber.

While this is a moment to celebrate and welcome Jacoby, it should also be remember that Mike Boren, the family patriarch, was an outstanding linebacker for Coach Schembechler at the University of Michigan. That three of his sons have chosen to attend Ohio State speaks loudly about the Wolverines’ program

At any rate, the youngest Mr. Boren has started at Center for Pickerington since his freshman year- Scouting Ohio highlights here:

Welcome, Jacoby, to the other part of your family!