Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes lost two of its top tight end recruiting targets on Tuesday when 4-star prospects Jeb Blazevich and Ian Bunting committed elsewhere.
Blazevich committed to the Georgia Bulldogs over offers from Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Florida, LSU, Ohio State and many others, while Bunting—who was recently rumored to be a Notre Dame lean (via mgoblog.com)—surprised many by committing to the Michigan Wolverines.
Blazevich is a bullish player who has the frame to block effectively on running plays, but still has the speed and pass-catching ability to split wide in passing sets. Bunting exclusively plays wide receiver in high school, but projects to tight end in college because of his size (6’6″, 215 pounds).
Meyer and the Buckeyes don’t have a huge need for a tight end in this recruiting cycle because they have tremendous depth at the position now. Jeff Heuerman, who will be a junior in 2013, and Nick Vannett, who will be a…
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