OSU beat out West Virginia, Florida, and Baylor for a big offensive lineman from Nassau Junior College, Malcolm Pridgeon. Nassau Community College (NY) is one of the top football programs in the country and put up massive offensive yard numbers this past year with Pridgeon leading the way.
At 6’8” 300 lbs., this 4 Star prospect is looking to make a difference for the Buckeyes. Pridgeon is considered the third best offensive tackle in the country and the second best prospect in the state of New York. He was a NJCAA All-American. (Ad: Get your taxes done with 2015Tax.org)
He made official visits to to all schools in his top 4 with Ohio State getting the last one this past weekend. Pridgeon can play 2 out of the next 3 years for the Buckeyes after playing two years at the JUCO level.
Both Ohio State starting tackles, Taylor Decker and Chase Farris, have graduated so they are in need of some experience for 2016. Other lineman in the 2016 Ohio State class include Michael Jordan, Tyler Gerald, Gavin Cupp, and Jack Wohlabaugh. Ohio State is now ranked first recruiting class in the country.
Bucknuts Morning 5: Feb. 2, 2016