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D.J. Carton Joins The Buckeyes

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Ohio State acquires D.J. Carton for 2019. On Saturday, Ohio State obtained a big commitment by persuading D.J. Carton, the five-star point guard from the Class of 2019, to join their ranks.

Emerged from Obscurity

Carlton, who stands at five foot eleven inches, made a splash on the national recruitment arena this spring, when he emerged from obscurity to be a top prospect. While Carton does not play on any big shoe company circuits, he impressed college coaches and national scouts with his abilities over the April live assessment with Quad Elite Cities --- the same group that produced top players such as Montana State's Tyler Hall and Wisconsin's Ethan Happ.

A dynamic player who can function over the rim, Carton displayed many attributes during the American Basketball Under Eighteen trials in June, while competing against lots of the leading athletes in his group.

7/18/2018 2:26:21 PM
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Paris Johnson Jr. Will Play OT At OSU

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At the end of June, Paris Johnson Jr. announced his pledge to join the OSU football team when he graduates in a couple years. Building on the news of Lejond Cavazos' commitment, Johnson Jr. is the second major Class of 2020 recruit that OSU has entered negotiations with so far.

Highly Sought After

The 6-foot-7 285-pound OT from St. Xavier is a Cincinnati native, and he's listed as the second overall prospect at the offensive position in his class. In spite of the fact that he's only played in parts of two high school seasons, Johnson Jr. received scholarship offers from over 40 different colleges.

Paris Johnson Jr. says this is a major opportunity for him since it gives him the chance to represent his home state. In agreeing to play for OSU, he's elected to pass up a chance with the Crimson Tide and the Auburn Tigers. It doesn't seem like he minds at all, though.

7/18/2018 2:11:38 PM
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How Jack Miller III Emerges As The 2020 Ohio Recruiting Class Secret Weapon

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In Jack Miller III, Ohio State has finally found a man it can depend on both the field and out. And that spells trouble for anyone who isn't a Buckeye. Jack Miller III gave his pledge after a Friday night recruitment spree.

Jack Miller III is a four-star quarterback who will stop at nothing to achieve his goals. With him on board, there's nothing stopping the Buckeyes now from achieving their objectives. And that's why everyone in the team has been seen jumping for joy lately. The team is confident that it has everything it needs to put the pressure on.

National Perception

No. 47, as everyone knows is a young but very driven man. At 6' 4" and 210 pounds, Jack Miller III is definitely a lean and mean fighting machine. But you really have to watch his commando-like demeanor to believe, although his play stats say it all.

Let's hear it from Tim Kohner who had the privilege of coaching Jack Miller III for years at school. Kohner's take on the man sounds like he's describing the abilities of the Bionic Man. And who can blame him?

7/10/2018 3:21:11 PM
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Offensive Lineman Harry Miller Announces His Intentions

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We just found out this week about Harry Miller’s Ohio State Signing, what does it mean for the Buckeyes?

Four star Offensive Lineman Harry Miller made his Ohio State commitment creating new excitement for the OSU 2019 class. With the addition of Miller, Ohio State has added some solid depth to their squad for the class of 2019.

Class of 2019 in April

Following a successful month in April, where the Buckeyes landed commitments from Noah Potter, Ronnie Hickman, Steele Chambers, Garrett Wilson, Bryson Shaw and Cade Stover, the team cooled off a little in May. They did not add any commitments, while they reevaluated their options and requirements. It seems like they are ready to act once more however, because recently the team announced another commitment - with Harry Miller from Buford, Georgia making his pledge.

6/14/2018 2:52:18 PM
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Four-Star Athlete Steele Chambers Joins The Ohio State!

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Ohio State got a surprise when Steele Chambers committed to the Buckeyes last Wednesday evening. He comes in with a distinction of being a four-star player from Trinity Catholic, Georgia.

Illustrious as a leading athlete, Chambers is 6-foot-2, 215 pounds of athleticism. Considered in the top 30 athletes and ranked 340 overall in 2019, Chambers decided to play with Ohio State. His selection for Ohio was firm as he had many other options on the desk such as offers from Georgia, LSU, Michigan, Notre Dame, Penn State and Stanford.

Chambers was offered by the Buckeyes last October. He was quick to visit and made his first trip only weeks later, highlighted by the one point win over a fierce opponents, Penn State.

During the weekend, Chambers had the opportunity to have some sessions with defensive coaches Kerry Coombs and Greg Schiano, who held the post of assistant coordinator as well. The sessions were not focused on sports rather they had more to do with looking at life beyond sports and campuses.

Chambers came back to the campus late March to watch a session of spring camp. His family accompanied him and they went on to tour the campus, had a discussion with the head of the business school and also had a Friday meal with Urban Meyer, DC Schiano, Tony Alford and Bill Davis.

4/26/2018 10:33:13 AM
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Guard CJ Walker Visits The Buckeyes

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CJ Walker, who is a transfer from Florida State, will go to Ohio State at the weekend, according to reports.

The crew headed by Chris Holtmann will welcome the Seminole former guard.

Now that their initial season as Buckeyes leaders is out of the way, Holtmann - along with the coaching team at Ohio State - has been working hard to contact several transfer prospects who are available.

Jon Rothstein, from CBS Sports, reports that Holtmann and Co will soon get the opportunity to show college basketball's top guard transfer what he could expect if he became a student/athlete for the Buckeyes.

4/3/2018 3:46:29 PM
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Four-Star Running Back Commits To Ohio State

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Buckeyes fans will not be disappointed this upcoming football season. Featuring a star-studded lineup, the Buckeyes now have some of the top backfields in the country. From J.K. Dobbins and Mike Weber, to Jaelen Gill, Master Teague III and Brian Snead, the team's deck was already stacked high for success... now it is stacked a lot higher.

Monday, Sampson James, a star running back coming out of Avon, Indiana, joined forces with Ohio State after coming down for a 2 day visit.

Standing 6-foot-1 and coming in at 211 pounds, James is considered to be the eighth best running back in the country and the number 142 prospect overall for the 2019 team expansion. Impressively, James picked the Buckeyes over a whopping 20 other offers from football programs such as Georgia, Florida State, Cincinnati, Indiana, Michigan State, Michigan, Penn State, Notre Dame, Purdue and Tennessee.

3/23/2018 2:33:10 PM
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Big News For Buckeye Fans In DE Alex Williams

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Ohio St Buckeyes got some great news and local talent for their 2018 recruiting class. Three star rated defensive end Alex Williams from Pickerington North High School has switched his commitment from West Virginia University to the Ohio State University. This announcement comes on the first of early signing days, but there are sure to be many more announcements to come in the next few exciting days ahead.

This is not totally official yet, and could still have a chance to go awry, but Williams school were the ones to put out the notice of young Mr. Williams intent. He is expected to make his signing official on Wednesday with Ohio State. This coming from a close source to Williams who confirmed it.

Alex Williams is quite the specimen at 6'7" and 250 pounds. He is ranked as the 32nd weak side defensive end in the nation and the 26th best player in the state of Ohio. He had been committed to West Virginia  since May, but it seems a visit from head coach Urban Meyer has changed his outlook on where he wants to play next year.

12/20/2017 2:03:13 PM
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Quarter Back, Matthew Baldwin, Commits To The Ohio State Buckeyes

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Matthew Baldwin, a Pro-Style Quarterback, committed to the Ohio State Buckeyes and it's Head Coach, Urban Meyer this week. Baldwin's football career started in high school at Lake Travis in Austin, Texas. Baldwin, like many young adults, changed his mind at the last minute.

Matthew Baldwin originally committed to attend and play for the Colorado State Rams. On November 30th, 2017 Baldwin withdrew his, Colorado State, letter of commitment. Shortly afterward, Baldwin announced his commitment to play for coach Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes.

On November 11th, Baldwin toured the Ohio State facilities during an "unofficial" visit to the campus. This visit happened to coincided with the rivalry game against Michigan State University. Matthew Baldwin enjoyed watching the Ohio State Buckeyes crush the Michigan State Spartans 48 to 3.

Baldwin made the trip to the Columbus campus with his mother. Mathew Baldwin and his mother left the campus visit happy with a scholarship offer from the Ohio State Buckeyes.

12/19/2017 1:41:07 PM
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How Ohio State Center Kaleb Wesson Is Defying All The Odds

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Already the superstar of the Ohio State 2017 recruiting class, a lot was expected from Kaleb Wesson in Columbus. Surprisingly, Kaleb Wesson is yet to disappoint. Kaleb was born in Westerville, Ohio and the younger brother of Andre the Ohio State forward.

Kaleb Wesson has come a long way from No. 74 in Ohio to the state's top player. Kaleb Wesson had to shed 60 pounds to assume an Olympic stature at the collegiate level. Like a snake shedding its skin to achieve the impossible dream, Jae'Sean Tate says that Kaleb Wesson has become as multifaceted as a diamond in his play.

With comments like that, it was quite clear that Kaleb Wesson has surpassed the diamond in the rough stage of his career. Tate was also quick to notice that Kaleb Wesson owned the ball at every practice and concluded that Wesson was ready for prime time.

10/23/2017 2:41:46 PM
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Cade Kacherski Becomes Preferred Walk-On At Ohio State

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Cade Kacherski accepted an offer as a preferred walk-on at the Ohio State University in 2018 this week. The Dublin Jerome linebacker is a legacy recruit as his father played for the Buckeyes. He jumped at the opportunity when called Tuesday night.

Director of Player Personnel Mark Pantoni and Eron Hodges contacted Kacherski to offer him the opportunity.

He currently has offers from Indiana State , Brown and Western Illinois. Both academic an athletic.

Kacherski is 6’3” 190lbs and a leading tackler in Central Ohio this year with 63 tackles and 5 sacks.

Kacherski attended Junior Day in January and returned to Ohio State for a June camp this past summer. At the camp he got to work with linebackers coach Bill Davis.

10/5/2017 3:52:19 PM
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Justin Ahrens Returns Home To The OSU Basketball Program

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Justin Ahrens has rejoined the class of 2018 for Ohio State after de-committing when Thad Matta was released.

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Ahrens is a three star wing player from Versailles Ohio who had opened up his recruiting after Thad Matta was let go by Ohio State but has now re-committed to Chris Hermann and the new coaching staff.

He received a new offer from Chris Hermann in July, shortly after his hiring.

Recently he had a top 6 of Michigan, Ohio State, Xavier, Purdue, Dayton and Vanderbilt.

At 6-5 and 181 lbs., the small forward turned down Michigan and Xavier, the two teams that had seemed to be in the lead prior to his announcement. He visited Michigan and Xavier in August and then saw Ohio State football play UNLV in the Ohio Stadium this past weekend and committed on Sunday.

9/26/2017 12:48:51 PM
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Small Guard Luther Muhammad Commits to Ohio State

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2018 New Jersey small guard Luther Muhammad committed to the Ohio State basketball team and Chris Holtmann last week. He was one of four recruits to commit to the Buckeyes during the week that took their 2018 team from non-existent to one of the better teams in the country. Holtmann has had trouble getting players from Ohio  due to the late start he walked into. But his ability to pull players from around the country is something that should benefit the Buckeye program for years.

Luther Muhammad

Muhammad, 6’4” 185 lbs.,  comes from Jersey City New Jersey Hudson Catholic. He is  a considered a four star prospect and the 89th best player in the country.

Ohio State also picked up Jaedon LeDee and Duane Washington Jr. prior to getting the commitment from Muhammad.

Muhammad’s top five included Virginia, West Virginia, Xavier, Ohio State and St John’s. He visited OSU on September 9th for the Oklahoma game, the same weekend LeDee was in Columbus. Holtmann also made an in-home visit on the 18th of September.

9/25/2017 1:25:24 PM
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Ohio State Gets Junior College Tackle Antwuan Jackson

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The 2018 recruiting class for Ohio State is stacking up to be another top 2 class for Urban Meyer and the Buckeye coaches. With the addition of Junior College standout, tackle Antwuan Jackson, they now rank first nationally according to many ranking services.

The loss to Oklahoma has decreased OSU’s ability to get big name recruits as they grabbed Jackson on Tuesday, three days after the home loss.

Long Road to Ohio State

Jackson was recruiting by the Buckeyes in 2016 but selected Auburn. He left Auburn after one year as a redshirt and played for Blinn College last season. He re-entered recruitment as one of the best in the country at this position and Ohio State offered him a scholarship again. He committed two weeks after receiving the offer.

Already into the season at Blinn, he has 15 tackles and 3 sacks in 2 games.

Blinn College was also the school of current Ohio State corner Kendall Sheffield. So there is some familiarity between the coaches at the colleges.

Jackson joins Taron Vincent from Bradenton Florida as two defensive tackles in the class of 2018.

9/13/2017 3:30:40 PM
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WR LChristian Smith Committed to Ohio State

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Huber Heights Wayne Wide Receiver L’Christian (Blue) Smith committed to Ohio State this past week over offers from many top programs including Cincinnati, Kentucky, Michigan, Alabama, and Tennessee. Cincinnati and Kentucky were the other two finalist but Ohio State had always been his dream school. He also has a teammate, Alex Reigelsperger, headed to the Wildcats, who offered him first so the decision was difficult. UK has brought in 36 recruits from Ohio after picking up a couple of coaches from the Youngstown area five years ago.

The Announcement

Smith made the announcement prior to a televised game on ESPN against Gibsonia Pennsylvania Pine-Richland. (Wayne lost 41-0)

The Camp That Set Everything in Motion

Early in the Spring, Smith didn’t feel the Buckeyes were making him a priority and felt they would play him at Tight End if he did enroll in the program. But Smith was able to talk with Urban Meyer about his plans and became confortable in what the Buckeyes had to offer the in-state prospect.

He became comfortable with the program and the coaching staff during a camp visit in June. Depending on his size during his career at Ohio State he might play wide receiver but he might also play the h-back position. He is currently 6’6” and 205 lbs., a big target. No plans to move him to Tight End when he gets to Columbus.

8/29/2017 4:08:20 PM
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Sep. 1 Oregon State Beavers
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Sep. 8 Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH 3:30pm ET
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Sep. 15 at TCU Horned Frogs
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