Everyone in college football, including Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes, are trying to play catch up with Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide.
That process starts on the recruiting front, and Meyer just won a huge battle against the reigning national champions when Vonn Bell selected Ohio State over Alabama and Tennessee.
Bell, a 5-star safety and the No. 27 prospect overall out of Rossville, Georgia, was a rumored Alabama lean for much of the season. Tennessee and Ohio State emerged as legitimate contenders for Bell’s services once the 2012 regular season ended, and it was Meyer and the Buckeyes who came out on top on National Signing Day.
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