The Buckeyes and Wolverines are locked in a heated battle for the Big Ten, and this time, it’s off the gridiron.
Michigan currently has the best recruiting class in the conference this year, made possible by Brady Hoke’s determination to reshape the culture of Wolverines football. Second-year head coach Urban Meyer has positioned his Buckeyes right on Michigan’s tail.
Ohio State has received commitments from 19 total recruits, including one five-star and 12 four-star prospects. Michigan’s recruiting class ranks just ahead of the Buckeyes’, and the Wolverines have four more four-star recruits than do the Buckeyes.
There are still plenty of jewels yet to commit, though, including four-star linebacker Trey Johnson, who de-committed from Auburn. Johnson will play in the Under Armour All-American Game on Jan. 4, and is expected to make a decision on his future school, with Ohio State being a strong possibility.
Ohio State still has a shot at several…
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