The ink may still be drying on the letters of intent from the 2013 national signing day, but the fight’s already on for 2014—and Urban Meyer’s insistent on hitting Michigan where it hurts….
Clifton Garrett’s interest in Ohio State remains strong. Already an unofficial visitor in July for the Buckeyes’ Friday Night Lights — Garrett (Plainfield, Ill./Plainfield South) watched the camp from the stands — and in November for the Michigan game, he’ll be in Columbus, Ohio, again on Feb. 2. The ESPN Watch List junior was impressed with the Buckeyes after Ohio State’s 26-21 win over Michigan. “[Urban Meyer] wants to get this train rolling, making it clear he wants me to come down and be a Buckeye,” Garrett said after the Ohio State win.
No. 1 ILB Reuben Foster has voiced his desire to play with at least one of his SEC-bound friends next season. But will he follow Tray Matthews to Georgia or hook up with Dee Liner wherever the ESPN 150 DL settles? It remains to be seen, but the mystery surrounding his recruitment keeps Foster at the top of our #BlueChipBattles. Each week, RecruitingNation summons its writers from around the country to compile a list of the top 10 battles for elite football recruits leading up to February’s signing day.