Ohio State’s 2013 class is a few weeks away from signing, and the Buckeyes have already begun work on putting together their 2014 recruiting class.
OSU started its 2014 class back on Christmas with the verbal commit of big OT Marcelys Jones out of Cleveland Glenville. They added to a class that will be their last to be affected by NCAA scholarship reductions by landing a big fish out of their biggest rival’s backyard: DB Damon Webb from Cass Tech in Michigan.
Jones is a big young tackle at about 325 lbs. who impressed Urban Meyer’s staff enough to earn an offer. Glenville has historically been a great pipeline to Ohio State, with several players like Ted Ginn Jr., Troy Smith and starting safety Christian Bryant coming to Columbus and having success.
Jones fills a big need for the Buckeyes, largely because of the need in the class to come for offensive linemen, with four starters set to graduate after the 2013 season.
Webb’s commitment came so far out of left field that even he didn’t…
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