When it comes to in-state recruiting battles, Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes have had their hands full fighting off the likes of Michigan, Notre Dame and a host of Big Ten schools for the state’s top prospects.
Earlier this week, Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide threw their hat in the ring.
They did so by offering a trio of players from Ohio State’s pipeline—Glenville High School in Cleveland—earlier this week, according to Mark Porter of ScoutingOhio.com.
Erick Smith, Marcelys Jones, and Marshon Lattimore – Receive offers from Alabama – GLENVILLE HIGH SCHOOL – Class… fb.me/1fCUvY6IG— Mark Porter (@Mark__Porter) February 21, 2013
Saban has had tremendous success on the recruiting trail, signing the country’s top class three years in row, according to 247Sports.com.
During that three-year stretch, Alabama rarely had to leave the SEC footprint to find its recruits. Of the 77 commitments Saban has secured since 2011, only two…
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