He’s a quarterback by high school trade. A do-it-all type player who was a can’t-miss ESPN 150 athlete from Ohio State’s 2013 recruiting class. Now, he’s a top-five wide receiver and one many believe will be the freshman that makes an immediate impact for the Buckeyes. He’s Jalin Marshall (Middletown, Ohio/Middletown) and he’s the name fans might hear before anyone else. While Mike Mitchell (Plano, Texas/Prestonwood Christian), Trey Johnson (Lawrenceville, Ga.
Jalin Marshall (Middletown, Ohio/Middletown) has it. That’s why his high school coach Troy Everhart has no fear the ESPN 150 athlete will see his star pupil’s game translate to college football quite well. A former recruiting coordinator, Everhart knew about Marshall long before Marshall knew about him. So when he heard that Ohio State was going to change the triple-threat quarterback to a slot receiver, Everhart wasn’t worried.