Craig Young came to Ohio State from Wayne High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana where he was the No. 34 athlete in the 2019 class and the No. 609 player overall. At 6-foot-4 and 200 pounds, it wasn’t exactly known where Young would end up in college, though it was expected to be somewhere on defense. He played on both sides of the ball in high school, and as…
Craig Young’s recruiting profile listed him as an athlete. When he arrived at Ohio State last year as a true freshman, that turned out to be a pretty apt description. At 6-foot-4 and 200 pounds, Young played both sides of the ball in high school. As a wide receiver, he caught 35 passes for 700 yards and 12 touchdowns during his senior season.
One game into their careers, close to half of Ohio State’s 2019 recruiting class has already started to make their mark on the field.
The best thing about college football is the constant rejuvenation of talent and experience. It’s a conveyor belt of new names and new faces making big plays all over the country, and it will be no different for the Buckeyes in Ohio Stadium tomorrow afternoon. And I’m not even talking about Justin Fields (1)…
Redshirt freshman walk-on quarterback Danny Vanatsky and true freshman linebacker Craig Young had their black stripes removed following practice on Monday. The removal of the stripes signifies that they have impressed the Ohio State coaches enough to be considered full-fledged members of the Buckeye football team.
If a high school recruit signs a letter of intent with Ohio State, that is a pretty good indication that they can play football at a high level. Incoming freshmen Bryson Shaw and Craig Young were two of OSU’s lowest-rated recruits, but their coaches have as much anticipation for them as they 5-star recruits. Young could end up in a couple of different spots on the defense.
Craig Young sent in his Letter of Intent to Ohio State on Wednesday, officially making him a member of the Buckeyes’ 2019 recruiting class. Here’s a look at what he could mean for the future of the program.
Young is considered a wide receiver by several recruiting services, but could play several different positions at the college level. Ohio State is recruiting him as an athlete, according to his high school coach. The Buckeyes first offered him a scholarship back in January. He visited OSU twice in April, including for the Spring Game.
Four-star wideout Zion Puckett (Spalding HS/Griffin, GA) released his Top 10 on Saturday and included the Buckeyes in the mix. Joining Ohio State were Alabama, South Carolina, Auburn, Notre Dame, Duke, Miami, Stanford, Tennessee, and Texas A&M. He also holds offers from Florida State, Florida, Georgia, and Michigan.