There’s no question that Urban Meyer’s recruiting is in a different galaxy than Buckeyes fans are accustomed to seeing. Traditionally, we are used to getting commits from the top 10 prospects in Ohio, for the most part, and then filling up the rest of the class with other Ohio or Midwest prospects. Occasionally we would see a top player from Florida pop into our hands.
However, this is a new age of Ohio State football. Meyer is going national with recruiting, and this type of recruiting won’t just lead to conference championships, but to national championships as well.
Don’t get me wrong—Ohio produces great high school talent each year. Heck, without the state of Ohio, Michigan football wouldn’t be what it is today. It’s a hotbed for recruiting and will always remain one.
Jim Tressel, and past coaches, had fantastic careers scooping up on Ohio and even Pennsylvania talent, while missing out on most of the big-time prospects from…
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