There are lots of superlatives flying around out there for Ohio State’s 2013 recruiting class, and deservedly so. Scout.com ranks it the best in the nation. Rivals.com puts it at No. 2, behind only Alabama’s mammoth class. ESPN.com? No. 3.
But even as ESPN.com lauds Ohio State’s recruiting class (Insider access required) and names 12 different impact recruits, it somehow neglects to mention the guy in the class who’s the best Heisman candidate of them all. You’d think people would notice someone like that.
That future Heisman candidate is J.T. Barrett, who committed to the Buckeyes back in April, then enrolled early in January absent any fanfare. His senior year was quiet on the field as well, as he tore his ACL and meniscus in October and sat out the rest of the year after surgery. So, obviously, Barrett will redshirt in 2013.
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