We’re only hours into Urban Meyer’s big recruiting weekend, and the Ohio State Buckeyes have already secured a commitment from former Michigan pledge Gareon Conley.
Bill Greene of Scout.com heard the rumors first, then Bill Rabinowitz of the Columbus Dispatch confirmed Conley’s commitment shortly after:
Massillon Washington CB/WR Gareon Conley has committed to #OSU, his HS coach tells the Dispatch. Was a Michigan commitment until lately.— Bill Rabinowitz (@brdispatch) December 7, 2012
The 4-star cornerback out of Massillon, Ohio is a good get for the Buckeyes, who only retain two cornerbacks with legitimate experience next year (assuming Bradley Roby returns for his junior season).
The major recruiting services have ranked Conley very differently. Rivals.com has him rated just the No. 42 cornerback in the country with a 3-star rating, Scout.com has him rated as the No. 17 cornerback with a 4-star rating and ESPN rated Conley the highest, pegging him the 62nd best prospect in…
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