Our parent company site, eScoutRoom.com, has had a number of 2010 Ohio State prospect stories over the past months since the 2009 class signed with the Buckeyes. Below are links to stories on Brandon Linder, Matt James, Seantrel Henderson, Corey Brown, Nick Montana, Roderick Smith, David Durham, and Jamel Turner.
By Steve Patterson
Ohio State Very Active at St Thomas Aquinas - Brandon Linder
An offensive Tackle prospect from Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas. This is the same high school that Duron Carter came from last year where Duron's father Chris is a coach. Linder is a Rivals 250 member with offers from Alabama, Boston College, Florida, Georgia, Miami and many more. He doesn't have his favorite schools rated at this time.
Film: Brandon Linder - A Highly Recruited 2010 Offensive Lineman
Matt James 2010 Offensive Lineman from St Xavier
Matt James is a Cincinnati Ohio prospect from St Xavier who is favoring Cincinnati, Ohio State, and Notre Dame over offers from Penn State, Tennessee, Florida, and Boston College to name a few. He is also a member of the Rivals 250 and projects as a tackle at 6'8" and 280 lbs.
Film: Matt James Cincinnati St Xavier Junior Film
Seantrel Henderson, Rivals Early #1 2010 Recruit
Seantrel Henderson is the #1 recruit in the country and another big offensive tackle at 6'8" 300 lbs. The St. Paul Minnesota native attends Cretin-Derham High School and has offers from the kind of schools the top recruit in the country would garner. No leaders at this time with offers from Florida, Florida State, Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oregon, USC, UCLA, and Wisconsin.
Film: Seantrel Henderson Manhandles High School Lines
Corey Brown Early Rivals Top 100 2010 Running Back
Can Ohio State continue to steal great recruits out of Pennsylvania? If the Buckeyes can pull the #7 running back in the country out of Springfield Cardinal O'Hara, this will be three years in a row the top recruit leaves Pennsylvania for Ohio. The 6'0" 170 lbs 4.47 speed back has over 14 offers with in-state Penn State and Pittsburgh on the list. He doesn't claim any favorites at this time.
Highlight Film: Corey Brown Highlights from Cardinal O'Hara 2010
Nick Montana Following Father Joe to Notre Dame?
Ohio State has promised to only recruit Nick Montana for their quarterback position this year. They feel they have found the best prospect to replace Terrelle Pryor when he leaves for the NFL. Montana plans to make a decision this spring among his current favorites Alabama, Georgia, LSU, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Stanford, and Washington.
ESPN Outside the Lines: Oaks Christian Fans Looking for Joe, not Nick Montana
Roderick Smith, 2010 Running Back Looking Hard at the Buckeyes
A big back out of Fort Wayne Indiana Harding, Roderick Smith could be the next Chris Wells for the Buckeyes. At 6'3" 220lbs with 4.5 speed, he has the size to be an every-down back in the Big Ten. He favors Ohio State over offers from Purdue, Tennessee, Iowa, Michigan, and Michigan State.
David Durham Selects Ohio State Over Stanford, West Virginia, and Virginia
David Durham is an interesting story out of Austin Texas who came to Columbus Ohio for a wrestling tournament and walked away wanting to be a Buckeye. He is one of the five commits for Ohio State for 2010. He could play either linebacker or defensive end at 6'3" 228 lbs with 4.7 speed.
Jamel Turner, Ohio State Weakside DE/LB Commit
Jamel Turner is another commitment for Ohio State like Durham. He committed early in December of 2008 and is the best recruit in the state of Ohio this year. A weak-side Defensive End, Turner won the state title with Youngstown Ursuline this past season. He also had offers from Stanford, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Michigan State, and Nebraska.