If 2012 was all about Urban Meyer putting pieces into place that would get Ohio State back into the swing of things following a down season, then 2013 will be when this program establishes itself as a consistent powerhouse in college football.
The foundation of any program, be it good or bad, is in recruiting. You can surmise what a team is going to do based on the kinds of players it is getting, even without seeing all the pieces fit together on the field.
As things stand right now, Meyer is building the kind of team that is not only capable of building on its success in 2012 but ready to exceed it.
According to 247Sports.com, the Buckeyes have the No. 2 recruiting class in the country right now. More important than that is the depth of talent being accrued and the kinds of athletes that are being brought in.
Right now they have 21 players who are least 3-star recruits, more than Alabama, USC and Florida State.
But that is not the whole story, as Ohio State…
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