Ohio State’s 2014 National Signing Day Wish List

Ohio State’s 2014 recruiting class is filling up fast, but with around four scholarships still up for grabs, Urban Meyer is looking to go out with a bang on national signing day.

With 21 outstanding commitments already, Ohio State boasts the No. 2 recruiting class in the country. To build their desired depth, the Buckeyes want one more lineman on both the offensive and defensive lines. With all other needs met, Meyer can use his two remaining spots as proverbial cherries on top of an incredible group of recruits.

As national signing day nears, the Buckeyes still have a number of highly rated prospects on their radar.

Here’s Ohio State’s 2014 National Signing Day Wish List.

For starters, Urban Meyer and the Buckeyes want to avoid any bad news on signing day.

Ohio State got an unwelcome signing-day surprise last year when punter Johnny Townsend, a longtime Buckeyes commit, failed to fax his letter of intent. The following day, Townsend spurned the Buckeyes for Florida, which offered him a scholarship right before signing day, according to Doug Lesmerises of The Plain Dealer.

None of Ohio State’s 2014 verbal pledges appear to be wavering on their commitment, but considering the Townsend news blindsided the Buckeyes last year, it’s never a done deal until the fax comes in.

A perfect signing day starts with no defections.

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