Most 5-star recruits typically fall into one of two categories: immediate and/or big-time superstar or big-time bust.
Ohio State’s top recruit in the 2012 class has so many credentials from his high school performance that anything short of pure domination at the college level could be a disappointment.
We’re talking, of course, about Harrisburg (Penn.) star Noah Spence, a consensus 5-star DE prospect and Rivals.com’s No. 9 overall player in the class of 2012.
Spence’s high school resume is just mind-blowing, as he was named the 2011 Maxwell Club High School Player of the Year, joining recent winners such as Jeff Driskel, Sharrif Floyd and DeVier Posey. He was also the 2011 Gatorade Pennsylvania Football Player of the Year.
In four years at Bishop McDevitt H.S., Spence had a mind-blowing 48 sacks—22 of which came in his junior year—and blocked three punts as a senior.
Spence’s highlight film is nothing short of spectacular, as he showed the ability to get to the…
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