When primary quarterback target Deshaun Watson all but ended his recruitment last week by reaffirming his commitment to Clemson, head coach Urban Meyer and Ohio State were forced to broaden their search for the Buckeyes’ next signal-caller.
On Wednesday afternoon, Ohio State did just that by offering 4-star prospect Kyle Allen.
Not even 24 hours later, the Buckeyes extended an offer to another 4-star quarterback. Brandon Harris, a dual-threat quarterback out of Bossier City, Louisiana, announced via his Twitter account that he received that coveted offer:
Excited to announce Ohio state offered me a scholarship!!!!!!! #gopanthers #teamblessed— Brandon Harris (@bharrisqb1) May 2, 2013
Compared to Allen, Harris is a more natural fit for Meyer’s spread offense because of his ability to create with both his arm and his legs. Allen does have decent mobility, but Harris is the kind of athlete who makes Meyer’s zone-read play a staple in Ohio State’s offense.
Harris is a highly…
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