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Ohio State Football Notebook: ‘They’d run through a brick wall for him’

Ohio State signed six offensive linemen in the 2020 recruiting class. Three of them — Paris Johnson, Luke Wypler, and Trey Leroux — enrolled early to get a kickstart on their respective college careers. For the early enrollees, there is a lot to deal with. Living in a new city with new people, early-morning workouts, classes, late afternoon study sessions, film work, and then maybe…

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Football Recruiting

Despite Loss of Jeff Hafley, Ryan Day Not Expecting to Lose DB Commits

In his one year at Ohio State, Jeff Hafley proved to be a tremendous recruiter, just as Buckeye head coach Ryan Day knew he would. According to 247Sports’ recruiter rankings, Hafley is the No. 3 recruiter in the nation, having a hand in landing eight verbal commitments for OSU. He is only behind Clemson defensive line coach Todd Bates at No. 2 and OSU receivers coach Brian Hartline at No. 1.

Ryan Watts Ohio State Buckeyes Cornerback Commit
Football Recruiting

4-Star Cornerback Ryan Watts Commits To Ohio State

He ranks as the No. 255 player overall in the class of 2020 and the 19th-best corner in the class. The Buckeyes first offered Watts a scholarship back in February. He committed to Oklahoma in April, but stayed in touch with the Buckeyes. Watts visited Columbus in June, and then made an official visit for the Miami game. Less than two weeks later, he decommitted from the Sooners.