The Urban Meyer era is looking awfully bright right now.
After finishing the 2012 season with a spotless record, Ohio State now turns its sights on more than a perfect finish. The Buckeyes’ one-year bowl ban has passed, and now becomes the time to prepare for a possible national championship run in 2013.
According to 247Sports, Ohio State has the second-best recruiting class in the nation behind Nick Saban’s Alabama squad. The Buckeyes have secured commitments from 22 total recruits, including 16 of the 4-star variety.
Meyer made a strong push this offseason, securing commitments from linebackers Mike Mitchell and Trey Johnson at the Under Armour All-American Game. The Buckeyes also landed 4-star cornerback Eli Apple, who enrolled at OSU as of January 7 (via 247Sports).
Ten of the Buckeyes’ top recruits play primarily on the defensive side of the ball, and will all have an impact on OSU’s defense in the near future.
Meyer is recruiting a new breed of…
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