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2005 tOSU Recruiting Targets - Offense

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Buckskin86 and I have been compiling these lists and thought this would be a good reference to follow the kids who early on are interested in Ohio State. We will update the list as the year goes on.

2004 U.S. Army National Combine Results

QB 2004 US Army National Combine Results - QB

Jake Christensen- 6-1 195 Lockport IL - Christensen lead the Lockport Porters to it's second straight Class 8A state title as a junior in 2003. Christensen was named as an All Conference, All Area and All State performer in 2003. Jake is the son of former NFL quarterback Jeff Christensen. He threw for 3,800 yards and 33 touchdowns and was intercepted just seven times. He also rushed for close to 400 yards. He is also a top Baseball prospect. tOSU is actively recruiting but they are not currently a favorite.
Tyler Dennis- 6-1 200 Millersburg Ohio- His dad is his coach which is usually a good sign about a prospects readiness for the the next level.
Tyler Horner- 6-2 185 Clayton (Northmont) Ohio 4.6 40 – Quite possibly the top Ohio QB prospect. He had a good junior year, throwing for over 2,000 yds and 60+ completion %.
Tim Hiller - 6-4 205 Orville Ohio 4.75 40 - An all-conference and all-dsitrict selection his junior season. He participated and tested well at C-bus Nike. He has interest in tOSU.
Kevin Leady - 6-3 190 - Pemberville (Eastwoord) Ohio 4.47 40- A football all-Ohio selection his junior year. Northwest Ohio offensive player of the year. An all-district baseball selection his sophomore year. Schools in the Running: Ohio State, Purdue, Bowling Green, Cincinnati, Northwestern.
Tray Rutland- 6-2 180 East Point GA- last season Rutland ran for 900 yards and 5 touchdowns; while throwing for 727 yards on 8 touchdowns with just 60 passing attempts. Gtech and GA are his top schools- tOSU has offered
Mark Sanchez- 6-2 215 Mission Viejo, CA 4.85 40- same school as tOSU verbal Ryan Williams- 2003 stats: 143Cmp, 191Att, 74.9Cmp Pct, 2460Yds, 7Int, 29TD, 141QBRat, 175.7 Y/G - top 5 QB in '05- USC is the probable favorite- tOSU has offered
Rob Schoenhoft- 6-5 220 Cincinnati (St. Xavier) Ohio 4.8 40- 3.0 GPA- –He is a little slow but appears to be a big, tough kid. He has been offered by scUM and they appear to be the favorite. tOSU has offered
Dustin Sherer - 6-4 205 4.7 Westfield (Hamilton Heighta) IN. Threw for 2216 yards and 15 touchdowns as a junior. Dual threat QB with a strong arm and good speed. Wants to play in the Big Ten. Favorites include Indiana, Illinois, Ohio State, Notre Dame, and Kentucky.
Doug Snider- 6-2 220 Cuyahoga Falls (Walsh Jesuit) Ohio- same school as Mike Chambers- He has visited tOSU and attended PSU Nike- tOSU is interested in Doug and his teammate Chambers.
Bill Stull- 6-4 190 Pittsburg (Seton-LaSalle) PA 4.65 40-2.65 GPA- Originally from Youngstown and is a big Buckeye fan. Stull completed 154 of 256 passes for an outstanding 2,262-yards and 22 touchdown passes. His completion rate was an outstanding 60.1 per-cent. He bench presses around 275-pounds and squats around 300-pounds. He favors Miss slightly over tOSU and others.

RB 2004 US Army National Combine Results - RB

Kahlil Bell - 5-11 210 Marin Catholic CA 4.6 40-two time all-state selection and was Reg Player of the Year last season. As a junior he rushed for 1700 yards and score 24 TDs. He favored tOSU growing up.
Rapheal Bethea - 5-10 185 Macomb (L'anse Creuse North) MI 4.4 40-Bench 225lbs.-He rushed for 1569 yards and 14 touchdowns in just seven games in his sophmore season while sitting out after a transfer last year. He could be a sleeper. MSU and tOSU are favorites
Anthony Boykins - 5-8 170 Dallas (Skyline) TX 4.38 40- 2.7 GPA-He is from a Big time football school in Texas. Bench 285/Squat 425/Vertical 36"- He has early interest in Texas, tOSU, KSU, and LSU.
Antoine Brown- 5-11 185 Portage (IN) 4.45- 265lb bench & 500 squat-rushed for 2035 yards averaging 7+ yards a carry with 32 TD's last season- Might camp at tOSU this summer.
Donald Brown - 5-11 180 Red Bank (Catholic) NJ 4.4 40- He has a 3.2 GPA. Last season he rushed for 1,155 yards on 130 carries while scoring 15 td's. He also caught 20 passes for 271 yards. His favs are Virginia, WVU, BC, Iowa, PSU, tOSU and Duke. He will be at tOSU summer camp
Justin Carrington- 6-1 195 Bealeton (Liberty) VA 4.47 40- BP 250- SQ 650- Vert 31- shuttle 4.08- rushed for 1,112 yards and 14 touchdowns last year- He likes Wake Forest, North Carolina, Marshall, tOSU and Syracuse.
Matt Clapp - 6-3.5 235 Phoenix (Paradise Valley) AZ 4.6 40- 2nd team all Arizona RB with 1600+ yds and 18 TD’s as a junior. Big strong fullback prospect who visited tOSU during the Fiesta Bowl practices and will camp at tOSU this summer. tOSU is in his early top 3.
Conredge Collins - 5-11 220 Miami (Monsignor Pace) FL 4.6 40- 3.0 GPA-1600 yds and 20 TD's as a FB last year on a state champion team. His father is former NE Patriot Tony Collins. He favors Cryami, FSU, tOSU, NCST. scUM and Rutgers.
Mike Davis- 5-10 210 Columbia SC 4.5 40- 3.2 GPA- Bench 270, Squat 475 & vertical 35"-He ran for 2,347 yds and 25 TDs last season as a JR. He compares his running style to Eddie George. tOSU has offered
Andrew Eddie - 5-11 200 Okolona, MS (Okolona HS) 4.5 40- Excellent student and athlete. Early favorites include FSU(childhood favorite), Tennessee, Ohio State, LSU and Virginia Tech.
Mike Ford- 6-2 200 Sarasota (FL) 4.5 40-he ran a 10.7 in the 100M- he needs to work on academic- JT visited Ford at his school- he is considering all Florida teams as well as Ohio State and North Carolina
George Hypolite - 6-2 230 LA (Loyola) CA 4.7 40- 2.8 GPA-110 rushes for 669 yds and 5TDs last season. He favors LSU, Florida St, UCLA, USC, Oklahoma and Ohio St.
Randall Johnson 5-11 210 Port St. Joe, FL 4.5 40-Ran for over 1200 yards as a junior, averaging over 8 yards a carry. One of the top backs in Florida. Lists Miami, North Carolina, Florida, Ohio State and Oklahoma as his eary favorites.
David Jones - 5-10 172 Belfry KY 4.4 40-2.8 GPA- Participated in the Nike camp in Columbus and was impressive. Jones has an early offer from Kentucky and he's considered one of the top prospects in the Blue Grass State. He's played a number of positions in high school including RB, DB, and linebacker. KY has offered but he was always a Buckeye fan growing up and has stated he wants to be a Buckeye.
Greg Keys - 6-1 179 Bellevue Ohio 4.4 40- Up and coming Ohio RB- participated in C-bus Nike and posted strong numbers. He appears to be an outstanding athlete. But he had some minor legal problems which could affect his recruitment by tOSU.
J.C. Neal- 6-1 185 Sumter (Lakewood) SC 4.37 40- 2.5 GPA-great combination of speed and strength- top 6 prospect in SC- 2003 Stats: 169 rushes/937 yds/9 TDs; 34 tackles/2 FC/1 FR/1 pick-tOSU has offered
Jay Oakley - 5-10 213 Greensboro NC. Attended the Nike camp in Columbus and showed great moves. Shuttle time was 4.51. He likes the Buckeyes and has stated he would commit on the spot if offered.
Cortes Rice- 6-1 205 Los Alamitos, CA 4.55 40- 3.3 GPA- 80 carries/550 yds/6 TDs but missed five games last season. Grew up watching tOSU and USC but currently favors UCLA
Javon Ringer- 5-11 204 Dayton (Chaminade) Ohio 4.33 40-He supposedly ran a 10.6 100 meter dash. Ringer won a state powerlifting meet with a 500-pound deadlift, 500-pound squat and 280-pound bench press.Javon became only the second running back in Miami Valley high school football history to rack up 2,000 yards rushing for two straight seasons. As a junior, he was named All-Ohio and the MVP of his league after rushing for 2,356 yards and 30 touchdowns. Ringer ran a 4.33-forty at a Ohio State camp last summer. His favorite is tOSU.
Matt Shumaker - 6-1 220 Delphos (St. Johns) Ohio 4.7 40- prospect and FB and ILB- ran for 1200 yards and 15 TDs on only 120 carries his sophomore year. He rushed for 2127 yards and scored 31 times averaging 7.9 yards per carry as as a junior.
Mikell Simpson - 6-2 190 Harrisburg PA 4.4. 40-2.8 GPA- measured 6-2, 200 lbs., 4.38 in the 40, 4.0 sec. shuttle, 30.8 inch vertical at PSU Nike- versatile athlete- plays RB (great runner and receiver out of the backfield), DB, returns P's and K's and is the Punter- On offense, Simpson averaged apprx. 10 yards a carry last year from the running back position. He also caught 23 balls for over 500 yards, scoring a total of 23 touchdowns on the year. On defense, Mikell had 57 tackles and 5 interceptions- tOSU may be close to offering
Mister Simpson - 6-1 210 Cincinnati (Colerain) Ohio 4.55 40 - 1683 yards rushing and averaged 7.2 per carry with 23 TD's this past season. tOSU, Cincy, scUM and MSU are recruiting.
Tyrell Sutton- 5-9 185 Akron (Hoban) Ohio 4.38 40 -Sutton concluded the regular season with 2,355 yards and had 166 rushing on 24 carries with 2 TD runs including a 57-yard touchdown run in a first round playoff loss. Earned first-team All-Ohio honors in Division III as a junior. scUm and tOSU are his early favorites
Cedric Tolbert 6-0 185 Xenia Ohio –Tolbert rushed for over 800 yards in nine games during his junior season as he was named all-conference and all-Southwest Ohio. He comes from the same school as Ben Person. Came to junior day at OSU and really likes the Buckeyes.
Dennis Underwood - 6-3 200 L'ville (St. Thomas Aquinas) Ohio 4.4 40- Has a 4.2 shuttle and 37" vertical at C-bus Nike. Being considered for RB or Safety. His top two teams are scUM and tOSU.
Maurice Wells- 5-10 185 Jacksonville Florida 4.38 40- 300 bench press and 450 squat- 3.5 GPA- he is fully qualified- He was first team Division 6A (Big school division) RB in ’03 over runners like Charlie Jones and Gartrell Shavers. He rushed for over 3,000 yds against very tough competition (3,700 yards rushing and 31 touchdowns). He was born in Ohio and still has family there. His mom wants him to go to tOSU but there will be alot of competition from USC (calling him the only RB they will take) and home state school FSU. His top five are tOSU, FSU, GA, GT, and USC. He will take all his visits and will probably wait until signing day to make a decision. tOSU has offered
Jayson White- 6-2, 215 Erie (McDowell) PA 4.5 40- 2.8 GPA- Outstanding PA safety prospect. Comes from the same school as Kyle Mitchum and has tOSU as one of his favorites. Potential FB prospect- He is also hearing from Virginia, Boston College, West Virginia, Florida State, and Miami.

WR 2004 US Army National Combine Results - WR/TE

Andre Amos- 6-1 180 Middletown OH 4.45 40- 3.0 GPA- 2003 stats: 30 passes for 392 yards receiving, 13.1 yards per receptions and 4TD's. He had 4 int's on defense. Runs the 200M and 400M track events- top 3 is PU, scUM and tOSU- tOSU has offered
Kevin Baidoo- 6-3 180 Bryn Mawr (Harriton SHS) PA 4.4 40-3.7 GPA & 1340 SAT- Kevin goes to the same school as highly touted Dlineman Callahan Bright. Last year was his first in football. He runs a 10.5 100 meters and 22.0 200 meters. tOSU is expressing alot of interest.
C. J. Byrd- 6-3 185 N. Augusta, SC 4.5 40- Nicknamed "Big Byrd". He had 37 passes for 536 yards and scored two touchdowns as a junior. He was also a standout on defense and special teams. Considered by many to be the best player in SC and one of the top receivers in the South/Nation. He has 30+ offers. tOSU has offered
Rahmir Cottman- 6-4 170 Red Bank NJ 4.5 40- Outstanding athlete from NJ. COTTMAN CAUGHT 30 PASSES FOR MORE THAN 550 yards AND 6 TD's.Has great speed for his size and great jumping abilty 32 inch vertical - 9.5 feet in the broad-jump. He will be camping at tOSU and PSU. His favorites are tOSU, PSU, Virginia, Rutgers, BC and WVU.
Mike Chambers - 6-1 185 Cuyahoga Falls (Walsh Jesuit) Ohio 4.6 40- 2.8 GPA- averaged 20 ypc on offense and had six picks defensively. He benches 235 and squats 375. He has been offered by MSU and seems to be waiting to see if tOSU offers. He will attend tOSU summer camp.
James Gilmore- 6-2 190 Columbus Mifflin -will be one of the top receiver prospects in the state. A niumber of schools are interested, including tOSU and Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Penn State and Wisconsin.
Brian Hartline- 6-3 175 Canton (Glen Oak) Ohio 4.45 40-3.96 GPA-33" vertical -caught 37 passes last year as a wr. He is leaning to the Buckeyes. He is big time athlete, possibly the most athletic receiver in Ohio. He runs the 110 and 300 meters hurdles and participates in the high jump. He is also on the 4X400 relay team. He has been quoted to say that he would commit to tOSU if offered. tOSU may be recruiting as a safety.
David Harvey - 6-1 175 Pitt (Penn Hills) PA 4.4 40- Harvey was Anthony Morelli's top target last year. As a junior he caught 46 passes for 797 yards and 7 touchdowns. Harvey holds offers from Iowa, Penn St., Pitt, scUM St., West Virginia and recently scUM has offered and currently lead for his services. Both Rivals and The Insiders list Ohio State as one of his favorites.
Selwyn Lymon- 6-5 190 FT. Wayne (Harding) IN 4.4 40- He bench presses 285 lbs and has a 36" vertical. He he is rated first in the state in the 400M and 2nd in the long jump and is also a star BBall player. He was first team in Indiana 2A as a junior with 1100+ yds receiving, 24 yd receiving avg and 13 TD's. He is has been offered by Purdue and is probably their no. 1 recruiting target but tOSU has been in contact and he is interested. Lymon now claims tOSU has offered.
Keith Massey- 6-2 185 Marion- Franklin OH 4.4 40- same school as Alex Daniels- great size and speed for a WR- has run 10.6 100 M- favors scUM but will camp at tOSU.
Orlando Moore - 5-10 171 Chicago (Morgan Park) IL 4.4 40- 800 yards receiving and 10 touchdowns as a junior. He was named all-city. He has interest in tOSU
E. J. Morton-Green - 6-3 200 Cinn (Princeton) Ohio- 2.7 GPA-Morton-Green caught 39 passes for close to 400 yards, averaging just over 10 yards per catch. Ohio State, USC, and LSU are favorites. He has family in LA. He will be at the tOSU Spring Game.
Greg Orton- 6-4 175 Huber Hts (Wayne) Ohio 4.4 40- As a junior, Orton caught 59 passes for 789 yards and scored 11 touchdowns. In track, he runs the 200- and 400-meter dashes and the 4x400 and 4x200 relay and he has a 35-inch vertical leap. Same school as Marcus Freeman. Schools recruiting him the hardest as PU (offered), Iowa (offered), MSU, Tenn, tOSU LSU, Pitt, NCSU and Louisville (offered).
Brian Robiske- 6-4 190 Chargin Falls Ohio 4.5 40 – Son of Browns coach Terry Robiske. He is a fine athlete but speed will be the key issue for Brian. If he tests well he could earn an offer. He is receiving alot of attention from Cryami.
Fred Rouse - 6-4 185 Tallahassee (Lincoln) Fla 4.4 40- 40" vertical-Joe Bauserman's favorite target last year. Lemming's no. 1 WR prospect and one of the top overall prospects in Florida and the country. Florida State, Miami, LSU and Southern Cal are his leaders but tOSU is still in consideration. tOSU has offered
Talonnie Russell- 5-11 160 Detroit MI 4.5 40- Smooth player who can play DB as well WR. Top 5 player from MI who is favoring tosu. Just went to scUM junior day. Compared favorably to former teammate and MSU signee Carl Grimes. tOSU, scUM, Miami and MSU are being considered. He has offers from all except tOSU.
J. Sharps - 6-6 200 Westerville (South) OH 4.5 40- he 48 receptions for 768 yds and 5 TD's. He could grow into a TE. tOSU, scUM, WVU, Pitt, Kentucky, and Iowa are the early favorites and he will camp at tOSU.
Trey Stross- 6-3 190 Avon Lake, OH 4.46 40-plays both WR and DB- he has a 35" vertical and is very strong. He had 28 receptions for 721 yards (25.8 avg) and 10 TDs in 2003. First team All-District and All-County and All-Ohio Honorable Mention in 2003. His top 5 is tOSU, FSU, PSU, WVU, Tenn
Rendrick Taylor- 6-3 215 Bennettsville (Marlboro Cty) SC 4.45 40- He has good hands, is strong and physical. Taylor had over 800 yards receiving. tOSU is expressing interest but he will be tough to steal from the South. Buckeyes are currently in his top 6.
Rasheed Ward - 6-0.5 168 4.48 Harper HS (Chicago, IL) 47 catches for 1021 yards and 18 touchdowns as a junior. Early favorites include USC, LSU, Texas, Ohio State and Florida State. Plays both ways in high school but projects as a WR.
Donald Washington - 6-2 180 Indianapolis (Franklin Central) IN 4.5 40. He had 45 receptions for 797 yards and seven touchdowns in his junior season. He also averaged 24.2 yards on kickoff returns and 16.8 yards on punt returns. His favorites are Fla, Indiana, Cryami, scUM, ND, tOSU and PU
Marcus Wilson - 6-2 190 Cherry Hill (Camden Catholic) NJ 4.5 40- all-conference, all-parochial and second-team all-South Jersey as a junior-2003 Stats: 48 receptions for 625 yards and seven scores on offense with four interceptions and 73 tackles on defense. He likes tOSU, Va, PSU and RU. tOSU has offered


Kazeem Alli - 6-4 220 4.7 Florissant, MO (Hazelwood Central HS) Goes to the same school as '04 Buckeye recruit Nick Patterson. Currently considered one of the top 2 tight ends in the Show Me State. Smooth athlete with a good frame. Early favorites include Missouri, Michigan, Ohio State, Iowa, Notre Dame and Northwestern. Will play DE as well as TE this fall.
William Davis- 6-3 210 Greenbelt (Eleanor Roosevelt) MD 4.5 40-2.9 GPA- same school as super athlete Derrick Williams. The schools that are recruiting him the hardest are Maryland, Miami, Florida, Ohio State, Georgia, and Marshall.
Brian Ellis- 6-4 235 Daytona (Mainland) FL 4.7 40- same school as FSU signee Xavier Lee- his top schools are Auburn, NC, FSU, Oklahoma and tOSU. All have offered except tOSU who should offer soon.
Stephen Gowland- 6-2 220 Lilburn (Parkview) GA 4.69- 4.0 GPA and 1300 SAT- caught 20 passes for 450 yards and three touchdowns- he did 20 reps of 185, had a vertical jump of 30 inches, and a long jump of 8'10" at Insiders camp- tOSU has offered
Derek Hardman - 6-6 250 Spencer (Roane Cty) WV-Caught 31 passes for 276 yards and 1 TD in 2003. Was selected first team Class AA all state as a TE-A gigantic frame and good feet make Hardman, a tight end for the Raiders and the coach's son, his uncle is an ex-tOSU player. He has been courted by WVU, Penn State, Ohio State and Marshall.
Jonathon Hannah- 6-5 265 Hope Mills (Southview) NC 4.8 40- 2.9 GPA-His dad played for NCST and they are considered a big favorite. tOSU not in his top 7 but he intends on camping at tOSU.
James McKinney 6-4 255 Louisville KY 4.94 40-He is known for his quick hands and feet. Some think he could end up on the DL. Currently a soft verbal to scum but will visit tOSU. tOSU has offered
Richard Quinn- 6-4 220 Maple Hts Ohio 4.65 40-2.5 GPA-Bench max: 280 pounds-Squat max: 455 pounds- could be a big possession receiver or athletic TE- MSU, Pitt and NC are favorites
Jim Ramella- 6-3 220 Cleveland (St Ignatius) Ohio- Ramella bench presses 320 pounds, squats 430, and runs the 40 yard dash in 4.7 seconds. He has a 3.4 GPA. Ramella names Ohio State, Michigan State, Michigan, Boston College, and Notre Dame as schools he is interested in. It looks like another Michigan/tOSU battle
Chris Stiel- 6-6 250 Reynoldsburg OH 4.8 40- Bench press 275- GPA 3.5- tOSU is his favorite.

OL 2004 US Army National Combine Results - OL

Joe Akers - 6-2 315 Parkton Maryland. Could play DT or somewhere on the interior OL. Went to tOSU junior day. Early favorites include Maryland, Virginia Tech, Penn State, Ohio State and Alabama.
Zach Anderson - 6-6 260 Prospect Park (Pa.) -Anderson was named all-state his junior season. He bench presses 340 pounds, squats 350, and has a 2.7 GPA. His fav's are Purdue, Pitt, Virginia, Ohio State, and Maryland. He has offers from PU, Pitt and VA.
Chris Barney- 6-6 332 Miami (Northwestern) Fl 5.31- 3.5 GPA- Class 6A all-state honors as a junior, racking up 64 pancake blocks and grading out at 85 percent or better in each game- Rivals top 100 player- favors Miami- tOSU has offered
Kevin Bemoll- 6-5 295 Mission Viejo CA 5.1 40- 3.5 GPA-BPs 400/SQs 560- same school as Ryan Williams- Earned first-team all-league, all-Orange County and all-state underclass honors as a junior. He wants to leave CA for college- LSU, FLA and Miami have been favorites- tOSU has offered
Alex Boone- 6-8, 305 Lakewood (St. Edwards) Ohio- Chris Pool from Insiders has rated him as the best OLineman in the Midwest. Rivals has them on their AA team for Juniors and he first team All-Ohio last year as a junior. He loves the Buckeyes. tOSU Verbal
Robert Brewster - 6-5 325 Wyoming Ohio 5.6 40-Another fast rising Olineman in Ohio- very agile for his size. He had 86 tackles and 7 sacks on defense. Ranked third best Ohio Olineman by Ohio High mag. He has no favorite but has visited tOSU and will camp with tOSU this summer.
John Buckner- 6-6 295 Columbus Beechcroft 5.35 40- He is an excellent student with a 3.40 GPA- but made need to work on his mobility with a 5.35 time in the 40-yard dash before he could earn an offer. If tOSU offers, he will accept, but Iowa, Minnesota, Pitt, Stanford and Wisconsin are also in the running.
Ian Bustillo- 6-2 280 Miami (Killian) FL 5.1 40- 3.6 GPA-same school as Bryce Bishop-Rivals shows high interest in LSU (Bustillo's father and uncle attended LSU) and an offer from Auburn- he had 78 pancake blocks, allowed no sacks, and graded-out at at 98% blocking for Miami Freshman Bobby Washington- according to HH tOSU is interested in Ian
Rocco Cironni- 6-7, 250 Warren (Warren Harding) Ohio- Technically sound but has had problems keeping on weight. scUM, tOSU and ND are the threed favorites. It probably comes down to tOSU and scUM
Jim Cordle- 6-5 265 Lancaster Ohio- same school as the Carpenters-first team OH last year as a junior- Came on strong to receive a tOSU offer after a good ‘03 season. Duane Long considers him the 2nd best OL in Ohio this year. tOSU Verbal
Dan Doering - 6-6 280 5.0 Barrington, Illinois. As a junior in 2003 Doering was named as an all-conference, all-area and All-State selection by every major publication in the state of Illinois. Very athletic big man with great feet and drive and he goes hard on every play. Currently has offers from schools like USC, scUM, LSU, Tennessee, Illinois, and Iowa. tOSU not among his favorites. He will be one of the most sought after OL in the entire country. tOSU has offered.
Tim Freitag- 6-5 300 Elmhurst (York) IL 5.2.40- Started every game as a junior. Projects as an offensive guard in college. His favorites are Iowa, Wisky, Illinois, scUM, Indiana, tOSU and Purdue.
Shawn Glaser - 6-8 320 Akron (Hoban) Ohio- Big OLine prospect that helped pave the way for Tyrell Sutton's 2000 yd + season. He has camped at tOSU and loves the Buckeyes. tOSU is his clear favorite.
A.J. Haas- 6-6, 265 Copley Ohio- He is very quick and athletic for his size. He has no camp plans and could be slipping in the Ohio Oline rankings. Might be a long shot at this point for a tOSU offer.
Nate Hartung 6-3 400 Butler PA 5.9 40- Not fast but very agile (plays BBall) and extremely strong. He might possibly be the strongest junior in the country. tOSU is on his list of favorites.
Zach Hennis - 6-8 340 Plain City (Jonathon Alder)Ohio- Monster size with long arms but still has agility-top 5-6 oline prospect in Ohio. He visted tOSU during Spring practice. It could come down to tOSU and scUM.
David Howard - 6-3 255 Columbia (Oakland Mills) MD- 3.2 GPA- One of Maryland's top 2 way lineman- Currently favors scUM, Maryland, Va, Va Tech, and tOSU
Rick Ingold 6-5 250 4.95. Newark Ohio. Great student with a 4.0 GPA. Second team all conference as a junior. Early favorites include Bowling Green, Yale, Iowa, Indiana, scUM St. and Ohio State.
Dusty Jones -6-2 275 Mesa (Mountain View) AZ 5.1 40-2.6 GPA- Bench 270 squat 450 (needs to get stronger) First team all-region and hon mention all-state as a junior. ASU, tOSU FSU, Texas, and Okla are favorites
Cyrus Kersey - 6-4 335 5.2 Akron(Buchtel) Named all-city as a junior. Teammate of Antonio Pittman. He can bench press 365 pounds and squat 300 pounds. Big man with decent feet. He could be a sleeper for a tOSU offer. Early favorites include Ohio State, Pitt and scUM.
Robin Lindor-6-4 335 Miami (Edison) FL - 2.6 GPA-same school as Jacky Claude-top 5 is FSU, NC State, Pitt, Ohio State and Miami
Kevin Mahoney - 6-6 288 Springfield OH 5.4 40- He did 20 bench press reps at 185 pounds at the C-bus Nike and had a 4.8 second shuttle time. tOSU and scUM are his favorites.
Zach Marshall- 6-7 270 Mason Ohio- Compares favorably to Steve Rehring. He has been offered by MSU & WVU. He is considering tOSU.
Dave McClain - 6-5 325 5.3 Doylestown (PA)Central Bucks South. All league selection as a junior. Has a 3.0 GPA and scored a 1040 on the SAT. Big man with good athleticism. He participates in basketball and track as well as football. Early on McClain commited to Maryland but has decided to take some visits including one to tOSU this summer.
Eugene Monroe- 6-7 320 Plainfield NJ 5.25 40- 3.6 GPA-Considered by many the top Olineman in the country. He did not allow a sack last season and had 57 pancake blocks. He also benches nearly 350 pounds and squats 560 pounds. Favorites listed in order Virginia, Maryland, Miami, Southern Cal, Boston College, Penn State, Ohio State and Rutgers. tOSU has offered
Phillip Pollard - 6-5 260 Westerville (Westerville-South) Ohio-He bench presses 305 pounds, squats 500, and has a 2.6 GPA- good Oline frame with quick feet- he could be the top Oline prospect in Central Ohio-Fla, scUM, tOSU, and Pitt are favorites
Adam Pritts - 6-6 250 Butler PA 5.07 40- Plays on the OL and DL and Adam was ranked as the No. 1 heavyweight wrestler in the WPIAL early this year. He has a 3.36 GPA average and he has interest in tOSU, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Syracuse, Iowa, Tennessee, Boston College and Wisconsin. He has visited tOSU.
Tim Reed - 6-3 270 Trotwood (Madison) Ohio 5.0 40-3.75 GPA-Ohio two way lineman-Reed also wrestled this year as he finished sixth in the state in the hvywght class, going 28-10-should be camping at tOSU
Nic Riley- 6-5 265 Warner Robins GA -3.9 GPA and a 1240 on the SAT-a top GA Olineman-Aub, GA, GA Tech, MD, tOSU, Fla, Ole Miss are favs.
Craig Roark - 6-2 275 Ada OK 4.95 40- Guard/Center prospect with great strength and mobility. bench press: 365 pounds-squat: 450 pound-vertical jump: 25-inch. Currently has offers from SMU, Nebraska, Arizona, Baylor & Alabama. Missouri and Nebraska seem to have the early edge. tOSU has offered
Brian Roche - 6-5 280 Ramsey (Don Bosco), NJ 5.0 40- One of the top prep programs in the country- same school as Brian Toal. He has a top 10 of VA, N. Carolina, Rutgers, BC, Va Tech, Iowa, scUM, tOSU, Wisky, and ND. He hopes to visit tOSU this summer. he claims tOSU has offered
Chris Scott - 6-5 300 Lovejoy GA 5.0 40- Named to the Rivals.com junior All-American team and was named class 5A all-state by the Atlanta Journal Constitution as a junior. Most of the schools in his favorite list are from the South but he mentioned that tOSU, scUM and USC are three teams he would leave the South for.
Matthew Tennant - 6-5 250 Cinncinnati (Moeller) OH 4.8 40- Fast rising Ohio Oline prospect who could earn an offer with a solid camp performance and/or strong senior season.
Morgan Thomas - 6-2 305 Allentown (Parkland) PA 5.0 40- Plays on a team that likes to rush the ball. He originally favored tOSU because of their offensive style of play. tOSU has not shown much interest yet. Only junior OL on the 2003 pre season All PA team along with the likes of Mitchum and Skinner. Current teams he is looking at include Pitt, scUM, PSU and VA.
David White - 6-3 285 Chardon OH 5.26 40- 2.5 GPA-He attended tOSU junior day. He missed his entire junior season with a broken foot but is now 100%. He can squat over 500 pounds, bench press around 350 pounds and power clean around 310 pounds. Pitt, Cincy, tOSU, MSU, BGSU and Oh U are expressing the most interest in David. Camp will be important to determine whether tOSU will offer him.
Kevin Wiggins - 6-7 320 Washington (Dunbar) DC 5.1 40- named All-Metro Second Team as a Junior. He is big athlete and has been described as having "great flexibility and a great punch". His favorites are Maryland, Cryami, PSU, Pitt, Maryland, Florida and tOSU
Ronnie Wilson- 6-3 335 Pompano Beach (Ely) FL 5.4 40- 3.5 GOA & full qualifier-second team All-State pick and first team All-County selection as a junior- He may camp at tOSU this summer- tOSU has offered
Cory Zirbel - 6-7 305 5.1 Murray(KY) Earned All-Western Kentucky Conference and honorable mention all-state honors as a junior. Considered one of the top recruits in the Bluegrass State. His top 3 include scUM(probable leader), Ohio State and Alabama. His father played college ball at Wiscy. Zirbel will camp at Ohio State this summer.


Alex Daniels - 6-3 225 4.5 Columbus(Marion Franklin) - Played safety and fullback as a junior. Good size and speed. Being recruited at a number of positions. Being recruited by the likes of Texas, Florida, scUM, Iowa and Ohio State. He will camp at Ohio State. He had a very good C-bus Nike and could earn a tOSU offer at OLB or RB. tOSU has offered
Bo Gilliland- 6-0 190 Valparaiso (IN) 4.51 40-167 tackles including 12 for losses last season. He went to C-bus Nike. He likes MSU, tOSU and ND
Zearrick Matthews - 5-11 175 Greenwood SC 4.4 40- Matthews rushed for 1,192 yards and passed for 1,449 yards last season. According to his coach, scUM, Ohio State and Nebraska have joined S. Carolina, Clemson, Virginia Tech, Georgia and North Carolina in showing interest.
Matt Moss - 6-3 220 Huber Hts (Wayne) OH- Recently transfered to Huber Heights Wayne from Milton Union High School. Will play LB and RB for Wayne.
Eric Sledge - 6-3 190 4.4 WR/DB Apopka FL. Had 75 tackles and an interception while playing safety his junior year. Had an impressive Nike Camp performance in Miami at wide receiver. Early favorites include Ohio State, Florida State, Miami, Florida, scUM and scUM St. tOSU has offered.
Carlos Thomas- 6-1 180 College Park (Banneker) GA 4.4 40- Last season he caught 24 passes for 600 yards and seven touchdowns. On defense he registered 36 tackles and two interceptions. tOSU is looking at him to play both offense and defense. He has a tremendous Nike Atlanta camp that may vault him into the top 100. His top five are Florida, Georgia, Ohio State, Clemson and Oklahoma- tOSU has offered
Derrick Williams- 6-1, 190 ATH/WR, Greenbelt (Eleanor Roosevelt) MD 4.3 40 -3.0 GPA- Considered by many to be one of the top 5 prospects in the nation for 2005. Rivals named him National Junior of the Year. He was timed at 4.41 in San Antonio (2nd best in the event)-plus he bench pressed 185 13 times and had a 31" vertical in San Antonio. He has played multiple positions and has 800 yds passing, 1500 yds receiving, 1363 yds rusing, 22 TD's, 2 punt returns for TD's and 5 picks on defense. He will be recruited by all the big time programs and has expressed interest in tOSU. One of his teammates Derrick Harvey chose Florida and two of his other teammates chose Maryland. Those seem like the likely early favorites but he claims to be wide open. tOSU has offered
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