Throughout the next few months, BuckeyeNation will look deeper into those juniors offered by Ohio State. We’ll give as much detail as we can and go behind the scenes to see why these class of 2014 standouts are so attractive to the Buckeyes. Next up on the list is defensive end Lorenzo Carter, who led the Blue Devils to their first state title in 55 years — this one a Georgia Class AAAAAA crown. Lorenzo Carter, Norcross (Ga.) Norcross Vitals: 6-foot-5 and 225 pounds Status: Uncommitted and in demand with more than 25 offers from the likes of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Notre Dame and Texas.
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.
Few recruits can say they have had a better December than ESPN 2014 Watch List selection Lorenzo Carter (Norcross, Ga./Norcross). Over the past two weeks, offers came flooding in from Florida, Missouri, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Ohio State, South Carolina and Wake Forest. Moments after the 6-foot-5, 225-pound defensive end helped defeat Lovejoy for the GHSA AAAAAA classification state championship and a perfect season, the SEC champions and defending national champions made sure it was a night to remember for Carter.
Urban Meyer and the Buckeyes never rest, especially when it comes to the trenches. With six defensive linemen in the fold in the class of 2013, the school has set its sights on 2014 and is going after one of the most sought after defensive ends in the country. Ohio State already knows about Norcross (Ga.) High School as it is actively pursuing running back Myles Autry. Now, the Buckeyes are after two from the school as Lorenzo Carter has been offered by the Buckeyes.