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by furls » Wed Nov 30, 2011 1:34 am
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by Sea Foam Green » Wed Nov 30, 2011 10:33 am
furls wrote: The only returning OT on the team is Norwell and he could and probably should be moved to RT.
by e0y2e3 » Wed Nov 30, 2011 12:27 pm
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by e0y2e3 » Wed Nov 30, 2011 1:27 pm
by gnati » Wed Nov 30, 2011 1:36 pm
e0y2e3 wrote:From Bill Greene today:"We might start to see first-come-first serve. We've never seen that at Ohio State before."
by noles1 » Wed Nov 30, 2011 2:28 pm
e0y2e3 wrote:To clarify, I think JT was a very good recruiter.I also think he missed out on "closing" a ton of huge recruits that came down to signing day because of his passivity.Urban is not going to miss out on kids like that.But the upgrade from very very good under JT to elite under Urban doesn't mean JT couldn't recruit.
by danwismar » Wed Nov 30, 2011 4:48 pm
by JCoz » Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:39 pm
furls wrote:Meyer will not rescind an offer in Ohio that would be suicide. The OHSAA coaches talk, so if you burn bridges at Pickerington you better believe coaches at Dublin, Davidson etc. will hear about it. Granted Dublin and Davidson don't have tOSU kids this year, but who knows who they will have three years from now.This is why I hated the Pat Eflin and Luke Roberts offers. They were bad choices. There is a reason their offer lists displayed only MAC Teams and B1G bottom feeders.As for the offers, Meyer is going to bring in some guys that we never even thought we could get. It is official that Dante Fowler is coming for an official now, FSU recruitniks are nervous. There is smoke.If I was Meyer I would pull every offer to every non committed kid and then reevaluate and reoffer. I am not sure if he has done that, but it would ethical.
by JCoz » Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:42 pm
e0y2e3 wrote:Everyone seems to think 5-6 spots left.The Berry legal mess and potential transfers could change this (as could a ridiculous NCAA ruling in the next two weeks).
by furls » Thu Dec 01, 2011 12:17 pm
motherscratcher wrote:How many more scholies does he have to work with?And, can we send out guys incognito to hand Eflin and Roberts et al large envelopes with Pitt or IU on them?
by danwismar » Thu Dec 01, 2011 4:25 pm
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by JCoz » Tue Dec 06, 2011 2:41 pm
by e0y2e3 » Tue Dec 06, 2011 3:00 pm
by JCoz » Tue Dec 06, 2011 6:15 pm
e0y2e3 wrote:Uhm, I've seen the same indications we may have Spence, but everything I have seen has shown continued contact with Pittman and a fully anticipated commitment once he visits.
by JCoz » Tue Dec 06, 2011 6:55 pm
by e0y2e3 » Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:06 pm
by furls » Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:07 pm
by e0y2e3 » Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:08 pm
by furls » Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:12 pm
JCoz wrote:Of course as soon as I post that I read the BN BH for today and it says they've heard Fickel visited Pittman Sunday, and that MAYBE he could be visiting this weekend which would be done deal. I guess Pittman hasn't been speaking to the media so that is why we haven't heard anything about Meyer talking to him.
by furls » Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:25 pm
by JCoz » Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:26 pm
e0y2e3 wrote:Meyer and Fickel have been targeting him for a visit and flip since the day Urban came on. Just sayin'Bill Greene has been all over this.
by e0y2e3 » Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:27 pm
by e0y2e3 » Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:30 pm
by JCoz » Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:34 pm
furls wrote:I haven't seen anything about Pittman coming to tOSU. I have read that if he officials to tOSU we will likely land him, but I have not heard about Meyer or his staff contacting Pittman. If the Buckeyes land Spence, I don't want Pittman.I think Pittman is a hell of a prospect, but how many DEs do we need? Last year we took a lot of DL last year: Miller, Hayes, Bennett, Farris and Hale. This year we have Washington and Spence, and it is likely that Josh Perry outgrows (or already has outgrown) his LB position. Perry is now pushing 6'5" 240lbs with the frame for another 20-30 lbs easy. Throw in the fact that Meyer is in hot pursuit of Dante Fowler, and well, all of a sudden depth at DE seems to actually be inhibiting depth elsewhere.
by JCoz » Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:39 pm
e0y2e3 wrote:And all this said, I'm still more than hyped about the Diamond situation. Cannot believe we went from a no way to an official this quickly.Scout guys also are saying Dodson has entered "if you get him here he'll flip" status.
by e0y2e3 » Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:41 pm
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