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Football Recruiting

Recruiting Commentary: Volume 25, Installment 2

In yesterday’s return of this column we promised to start getting into some of the specifics of this year’s recruiting class.  Before we do that however we’d like to look at just one more perspective on this year’s overall class success. As noted yesterday, 24/7’s average rating of players committed to the 2021 OSU class currently stands at a whopping 94.94, the highest such rating in the nation. We wondered…
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Football Recruiting

The-Ozone Recruiting Commentary

Volume 25, Installment 1 Why This Column When the-Ozone went on line many, many years ago we had a feature called “Recruiting Commentary” which featured information from both the web and from professional recruiting information experts, specifically Bill Kurelic. Bill was an in-demand guy and eventually went to work for Rivals as a full-time employee. Recruiting Commentary continued after that, but without ‘inside” information, only with information gleaned from the…
Men's Basketball

Buckeye Basketball lands commitment from highly-ranked shooting guard

Shooting guard Malaki Branham of Akron St. Vincent St. Mary announced via twitter today that he is committed to play his college basketball at Ohio State. That is the same high school that produced LeBron James, as well as former OSU football star Parris Campbell. Branham, 6-4, 175, is ranked the top player in Ohio in the 2021 recruiting class. He is rated the No. 5 shooting guard nationally and…