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.
Ohio State Legacy
John Kacherski was an outside linebacker for OSU from 1987 to 1991. A captain his senior season, he was drafted by the Denver Broncos and played one season on special teams.
Ohio State Football
Abe Meyers from Big Walnut and Ben Schmiesing from Piqua both accepted offers to be preferred walk-ons earlier this year.
Ohio State currently has 18 recruits committed for their 2018 class with 5 to 7 open spots, so there isn’t a lot of room for additional players.