The Opening is an exclusive football camp for the nation’s top high school recruits—a six-day gauntlet of drills at Nike’s headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon.
The event kicks off on July 5 and will run through July 10. Naturally, a number of Ohio State’s top recruiting targets are scheduled to participate.
Players such as 5-star wide receiver Christian Kirk, 5-star defensive end Josh Sweat, 4-star offensive tackle Drew Richmond and 4-star tight end Chris Clark, all of whom have Buckeye offers, will get in on the action. Even Tyler Green, the 4-star safety who committed to Ohio State last Sunday, will be in attendance.
The following three recruits should be of particular interest to Ohio State fans. One is a player the Buckeyes are seriously vetting. One is a player they desperately need. The other is a player both Urban Meyer and Nick Saban are after.
Despite landing a commitment from 3-star quarterback Joe Burrow two weeks ago, the Buckeyes are still in hot pursuit of another quarterback.
Many expected that quarterback to be Torrance Gibson, a 5-star dual-threat QB out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. But according to Ari Wasserman of the Northeast Ohio Media Group, the Ohio State coaching staff hasn’t reached out to Gibson in a while. The Buckeyes have plummeted in his top seven as a result, and Gibson doesn’t know if he’ll visit Columbus this year.
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