There’s no doubt that the biggest target left on Urban Meyer’s recruiting board is safety Vonn Bell.
OSU has 23 verbal commits already for the class of 2013, but they’ve made it clear that they want to have some icing on the cake by landing Scout.com’s No. 2 safety.
Right now, it’s down to OSU, Alabama and Tennessee for Bell’s services, and after meeting with coaches from all three schools on Thursday, Bell has shut things down until national signing day.
Bell visited Tennessee last weekend, and new coach Butch Jones needs a big name recruit to win the fans over and start building some hype for the future. Bell is that type of recruit.
Apparently, the visit to Tennessee has suddenly pushed the Vols ahead of Ohio State and Alabama, as the analysts from Rivals.com predicted on Thursday. Even though Mike Farrell’s colleagues have Bell going to UT by a 4-3 margin over OSU (with one picking the Tide), Farrell wrote on Wednesday—though admittedly with little confidence—that he…
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