Ohio State Buckeye fans knew that they were getting one of the best recruiters in college football when Urban Meyer jumped on board in November 2011.
Through two recruiting classes, he’s done quite a bit to retool a team which went just 6-7 the year before he took over.
That isn’t to say that former coach Jim Tressel wasn’t a good recruiter, because he did help to bring in plenty of underrated talent, with less-regarded recruits like A.J. Hawk among others coming to mind.
But these two classes just have a different feel.
It feels like the Buckeyes are building an SEC-type of team, designed with a tremendous amount of athleticism in the front seven and playmakers with speed all across the board.
The amount of sheer talent Meyer was able to pull from out of the state of Ohio in the class of 2013, namely players like Vonn Bell, Dontre Wilson and Joey Bosa, combined with talented Ohio kids like Jalin Marshall, Cameron Burrows and Gareon Conley, is nothing short of impressive for anyone to…
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