J.T. Barrett is rated by some publications as the No. 1 dual threat quarterback in the nation. Heralding from the football talent-rich state of Texas, Barrett committed to Ohio State coach Urban Meyer and the Buckeyes back in April with hopes that he will be the successor to current Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller.
Barrett took some time to answer questions for us.
Being from Texas, did the Longhorns try to recruit you?
JT: They did. They were the first camp I went to. I worked out for them, and they were the school I was talking to first. But they ended up not offering, and I was fine. If it were the best place for me to go then I would have been offered.
Being so close to the Oklahoma border, did the Sooners show any interest?
JT: They did, but they came into the game too late. They started talking to me around spring ball and it was too late.
Any other schools you were thinking about?
JT: Texas Tech, Baylor and Nebraska.
What factors made you chose OSU?
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