Who says you can have too many defensive linemen? Certainly not Urban Meyer. After signing 11 in the last two recruiting classes, the Ohio State coach is at it again for the 2014 class. He’s already offered 12 defensive ends and five defensive tackles. While Ohio State lost defensive end Lawrence Marshall three days after he committed, the list of juniors with offers is a who’s who among the 2014 class. ESPN Watch List defensive ends Lorenzo Carter (Norcross, Ga.
Every other week, Tom and Chantel invite in an outside writer to give some of their thoughts on the state of recruiting. Today, since they’ve started their Michigan-Ohio State position-by-position comparison, they decided to ask BuckeyeNation writer Brad Bournival to weigh in on the rivalry and its recruiting. 1) Defensive end Lawrence Marshall (Southfield, Mich./Southfield) recently committed to Ohio State, then decommitted after visiting Michigan State and Michigan.
So is a Michigan recruiting pipeline forming? It looked like it on Sunday, when a second Michigander committed to the Buckeyes’ 2014 class. But then Lawrence Marshall did some reconsidering. This is Across The Field, a regular feature on BuckeyeNation where we point you to noteworthy Buckeyes coverage here and elsewhere. Think something should be included? Send it to email@example.com. BuckeyeNation Week in Review The Buckeyes picked up three commitments for 2014 on a weekend when they hosted top juniors from across the country.
Just three days after surprising everyone and committing to Ohio State, 2014 prospect and 4-star defensive end Lawrence Marshall has had a change of heart. Marshall, coming off back-to-back visits to Michigan and…
Nnational signing day went incredibly well for Ohio State. Sunday wasn’t the same, but it was in the same neighborhood. While the Buckeyes put offensive tackle Kyle Trout, defensive end Lawrence Marshall and running back Parris Campbell Jr. on the commitment list for 2014, they also hosted a handful of other underclassmen. Big ESPN Watch List target Jamarco Jones might have been the biggest name to make a visit, and his trip wasn’t a disaster at all.
Ohio State coach Urban Meyer comes into the 2014 recruiting season knowing he wants to shore up an offensive line he missed out on in 2013. Check. As always, he wants more defensive linemen. Check. He also wants a speed running back to add to his spread offense. Check, check and check. In a whirlwind hour on Sunday for the Buckeyes, Meyer grabbed commitments from players who fit all three categories when Watch List offensive tackle Kyle Trout (Lancaster, Ohio/Lancaster), defensive end Lawrence Marshall (Southfield, Mich.
Urban Meyer picked up his second junior in the trenches and raided Michigan again. This time the Buckeyes nabbed defensive end Lawrence Marshall (Southfield, Mich./Southfield) to go along with the commitment of offensive tackle Kyle Trout (Lancaster, Ohio/Lancaster) on Sunday. Marshall, who confirmed his pledge in a text message, becomes the fourth commitment for the Buckeyes in the class of 2014 and the 6-foot-4, 205-pound junior is a big get as Ohio State went to “that state up north” to get him.
Urban Meyer has done it yet again. With a stockpile of defensive linemen already in the fold, the Ohio State coach dipped into the class of 2014 and offered a 12th defensive end in the class. It’s also the 16th defensive lineman he’s offered out of the junior class. Wednesday’s offer went to Lawrence Marshall (Southfield, Mich./Southfield) and it was an offer the 6-foot-5, 205-pound defensive end was blown away by. “It holds a great place in my heart,” Marshall said.