The Tommy Sanders (Cordele, Ga./Butler Community College) to Ohio State talk took a turn Wednesday night when rumors circulated that the junior college standout committed to the Buckeyes. Those rumors were put to rest Thursday morning when the 6-foot-2, 215-pound outside linebacker indicated he had not committed via text message. There is mutual interest even though Ohio State hasn’t tendered an offer just yet. In fact, both sides remain in contact as the mid-term signing day nears for junior college players — it begins Dec.
While Ohio State is trying to boost its linebacker depth chart in the recruiting class of 2013, an even brighter future might sit just one year away. To finish their 2013 class, the Buckeyes are after Mike Mitchell (Plano, Texas/Prestonwood Christian), Trey Johnson (Lawrenceville, Ga./Central Gwinnett) with the possibility of signing Tommy Sanders (Cordele, Ga./Butler Community College) or flipping James Hearns (Tallahassee, Fla./Lincoln). But the dream Ohio State fans are hoping for in the class of 2014 isn’t that much of a stretch as Raekwon McMillan (Hinesville, Ga.