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How Does a Preferred Walk-On End Up at Ohio State? Let the Players and OSU Explain It to You

Signing day has come and gone for the class of 2017 and 21 high school recruits got full-ride scholarships to attend The Ohio State University to advance their football and academic careers. Not every player on the roster receives a scholarship, however, as only 85 can be used each year. That is where the walk-ons come in to play. “Typically in the fall, around August I start cutting film of…
Quick Thoughts on Each of Ohio State's 2017 Signees

Quick Thoughts on Each of Ohio State’s 2017 Signees

It’s always a bit of a downer when signing day ends late in the afternoon with a guy choosing another school than the one that you may be rooting for, which is what happened on Wednesday for the Buckeyes with defensive tackle Marvin Wilson and his selection of Florida State. While it’s a disappointment for both the fans and the coaches, it didn’t seem like Urban Meyer or his staff…
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4-Star In-State Offensive Lineman Thayer Munford Commits to Ohio State

Thayer Munford | 6-6 320 | Washington High School | Massillon, Ohio 247Sports Scout Rivals ESPN 247Composite 4-Star #28 OT 4-Star #22 OT 4-Star #41 OT 4-Star #39 OT 4-Star #31 OT As we finally reach National Signing Day, the Buckeyes are looking to wrap up what looks to be an epic class on paper. Today they added to that class with the addition of 4-star offensive tackle Thayer Munford,…
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Early Enrollees Find Warming to College Football Harder Than They Thought

National Signing day at Ohio State had a very much new-era feel to it this year. Just like the old days, everybody kept track of the letters of intent as they came in, but this year there were nine – count ’em nine – members of the recruiting class who enrolled early as Buckeyes a month ago. The early enrollees included linebacker Baron Browning, running back J.K. Dobbins, quarterback Tate…
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Two-Minute Drill: Urban Meyer Updates from 2017 Signing Day

Urban Meyer spoke with the media on Wednesday, recapping a productive signing day for the Buckeyes. Director or recruiting Mark Pantoni also spent some time talking. What did they have to say? Here are the highlights. Urban Meyer Updates + Going to see more and more uneventful signing days with the addition next year of an early signing day. “Our class has been in place for quite a while.” +…