Dontre Wilson, a 4-star RB/WR from Texas, made waves by “flipping” from Oregon to Ohio State late Monday night, per Eleven Warriors. Wilson had been a longtime commit to Oregon; per 247Sports.com, he committed to the Ducks in late May of 2012, and his decommitment wasn’t official until his “flip” to Ohio State. As official as a verbal decommitment can be, anyway.
The move doesn’t exactly come as a surprise, though, as Wilson had been visiting places like Texas and Oklahoma State in the wake of former Oregon head coach Chip Kelly’s departure to the NFL, and the fact that Ohio State was able to beat out multiple schools with such better proximity to Wilson’s home in DeSoto (a Dallas suburb) speaks volumes to Urban Meyer’s recruiting prowess.
But what does adding Wilson actually mean for Ohio State’s recruiting class and the upcoming season? Wilson brings the one thing Urban Meyer always loves to have in his offense: versatility.
Here’s a highlight reel of Wilson’s senior year.
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