One of the jewels of Ohio State’s 2013 recruiting class—4-star running back Ezekiel Elliott (via ESPN) out of St. Louis—has scheduled a visit to home-state Missouri this weekend, according to 247sports.com.
Ohio State fans hit the panic button as soon as the news broke Wednesday night, fearing that the lone running back commit in this year’s class appeared to be looking around.
Before panic turned to hysteria, though, Elliot delivered a message to Buckeyes fans in a conversation with ESPN.com:
That was the word of an ESPN 150 running back to Ohio State fans about his upcoming official visit to Missouri.
The message brought a huge sigh of relief to fans who are excited to see the dynamic running back operating in Urban Meyer’s spread offense over the next three to four years. His speed and playmaking ability was on full display during his senior season as he launched himself into the ESPN 150 rankings.
Elliott committed to Ohio State back in…
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