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Is Greg Mattison Concerned About Ohio State's Defensive Recruiting  


Tony Gerdeman
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June 20, 2019 8:11 am  

When the Ohio State coordinators spoke with reporters recently, one of the more popular topics was recruiting, particularly on defense. At the time, the Buckeyes' lone defensive commitment was Florida defensive back Lejond Cavazos. Since then, they have added Pickerington defensive lineman Ty Hamilton. With a large batch of official visits taking...

Bill Pavuk
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June 20, 2019 11:03 am  

Too early to be worried about numbers. We have had no trouble getting top talent for offensive positions. When we go to fill defensive needs, plenty of time and good reason to expect more of the same.

I do wonder, though, if we are approaching a time (and I don’t think we are there yet) when recruits start to seriously doubt that Mattison and LJ can/will be there for them much longer. They are both close to 70.

I trust Mattison’s skills as a coach, as well as Al Washington. But I was really hoping we would have taken Marcus Freeman from Fickell’s staff at UC.