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Why Jonah Jackson transferred from Rutgers to Ohio State


Rutgers is widely considered to be one of the worst teams in the college Big Ten conference, and the woes of its coach Chris Ash grew, when its leading player Jonah Jackson announced that he was taking a graduate transfer to Ohio State. Ohio state is one of the leading teams in college football, having won conference championships and is the defending champion. Jackson was one of the three players who had opted for a transfer from Rutgers in the NCAA transfer portal, weakening the team further but the other players have not committed to any other team.

Jonah Jackson

The Rutgers player Jonah Jackson is six feet four inches tall and weighs 305 pounds. He played a total of 31 football games for Rutgers and started at sixteen games. In the last season, he played for a total of eleven games for the Scarlett Knights. He was valued as a versatile football player, who could could play at either of the guard positions if required, and also at the center. He was widely regarded as the best lineman in the Rutgers team for offense. He has won a honorable mention in the All-Big Ten in the last season by both the coaches of the teams and the media.

3/4/2019 2:25:18 PM
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Offensive Tackle Jakob James Will Join Ohio State in 2020


Sixteen year old Jakob James has committed to playing for the Ohio State Buckeyes in the colleges football program for 2020.


James will be turning 17 in February, meaning he can officially sign and become a member of the Ohio State Buckeyes by December. Jakob James is the son of Elder offensive line coach, Craig James, and reportedly has had a great rapport with Ohio State coach, Ryan Day, and offensive line coach, Greg Studrawa. James, who sports the number 78 jersey, says that playing for the Elder Panthers in The Pit, and being able to be a part of Buckeye Nation is something that he had dreamed of ever since he was a child—a legacy he can’t wait to uphold and is honored to be a part of.

Jakob James wears the 78 jersey in honor of his late cousin, Matt James, the Notre Dame signee and St Xavier All-American, who tragically died after a fall from a balcony during spring break in 2010, weeks before he was due to play for Notre Dame.

The Buckeyes had actually given Jakob James a soft offer last summer, at camp, where it was agreed that if he was able to gain some more weight and come back to camp next year, Ohio State would re-evaluate him. Coach Day says James is right where he needs to be physically, and extended the offer last Monday.

2/8/2019 2:53:35 PM
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Dawand Jones Offers Visits and Basketball


Dawand Jones, the 6ft 8 inches, 360lbs Ben Davis football offensive tackle and a talented basketball player is at crossroads with choosing the college to go play for, following an overwhelming pool of full scholarship offers from several universities across the country. He also has offers in basketball as well; although he loves basketball, he’s beginning to develop a stronger interest in football.

Offers and Visits

Within the past couple of months, Dawand received offers from the football teams of some prestigious schools like USC, Florida State, Auburn, Ohio State, Michigan, Indiana, Mississippi State, Cincinnati, TCU, etc. with a full scholarship offer in most cases. Jones has visited Ohio State, Michigan, to pick up offers from these universities. He made an official visit to Florida State on the 15th of December 2018. Herb Hand the co-offensive coordinator for Texas visited Ben Davis in order to offer Jones a hand in the team. He has also made an official visit to some other schools USC, etc.

Basketball Offers

In Basketball he also picked up a division 1 offer from Northern Michigan and some division 2 offers from the following schools like Cleveland state, Bowing state, Kent State, Ball state, etc. According to Jones, basketball is a game he loves and would love to play in college. He made official visits last summer to two of the universities mentioned above like Ball State and Kent State. He seems to be putting into consideration his interests in both basketball and football in order to determine the best fit and which school best serves his interest in both games.

Dewand's mum would prefer the son to be more of a basketball player because she feels it suits him more and she believes he loves the sport, however, she has left it for him to make the choice. She believes the ball is in his court so the decision should be his.

1/14/2019 8:58:10 AM
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Gee Scott, Eastside Catholic High-school’s WR to Play for Ohio in 2020


The recent move by the four-star wide receiver of Eastside Catholic High-school (Washington) Gee Scott to play for Ohio in 2020 has just left many Americans in surprise. This is after he committed to join the Buckeyes for the 2020 games. Considering his wonderful gaming skills, there’s no doubt that this move is really going to be a huge win for the state of Ohio.

Scott (6-foot-3, 200 pounds) has just the right body size, height, and the needed speed for a desired performance in the field. Gee Scott currently ranks at position 2 in the Washington state and on the 70th position nationally. Also, he is at number 15 based on the 2020 recruitments report.

Gee’s decision to be one of the Buckeyes in 2020 has seen Ohio’s position improving from 5th to 3rd in the composite state recruitment rankings. This just supports how amazingly the Ohio state has gained following the commitment.

Scott’s October 2018 Visit to Columbus, Ohio to Watch Buckeyes Play Indiana

The visit by the wide receiver Gee Scott seems to be where all the interests began. Gee was extremely amazed by whatever he saw at the Columbus campus. First, he found the environment quite conducive for learning and at the same time really promising for his future football career. Besides, he could not manage to underestimate the school's deep history in football. As he was watching the match, there's a time he even envisioned himself playing in the field for the Buckeyes. According to him, all the moves and passes were just so amazing and he got hooked up even much more.

His Relationship with Rob Sims

The connection between Scott’s family and Sims is way beyond powerful. It was founded about a decade ago when Scott Sr. (Gee’s father) was in a really tough life situation. Scott Sr. was really down financially to an extent that he could not manage to rent a house for himself. So, he resorted to using his car as the home.

12/29/2018 10:28:35 PM
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Jaxon Smith-Njigba Brings 4-star Receiving Talents To OSU


Well, it looks like another WR out of the state of Texas is headed to OSU.

Slow Month for Ohio State

The Buckeyes have been fairly quiet lately. After the Zach Smith scandal and Urban Meyer's suspension, it didn't seem like the college had much time to recruit in the month of August. Commits started to slow down with the regular season starting, so OSU was only able to nab Jameson Williams in that time.

Big Recruits

They've broken their recruiting drought in a huge way after grabbing 2019 RB Marcus Crowley as well as 2020 WR Jaxon Smith-Njigba.

That makes Smith-Njigba the seventh member of the 2020 class at OSU, and he's notably the only receiver so far. He'll more than likely get to know OSU's future QB Jack Miller very well over the next year before he formally signs with the team. His commitment should help to keep the Buckeyes in contention for the top 2020 class nationwide even though things are pretty early at this point.

Joins Another Texas Receiver

2019 WR Garrett Wilson should also be a familiar face to Smith-Njigba. They're both from Texas and both seemed to get along pretty well while they were on campus watching OSU edge out a victory 36-31 over Nebraska.

11/9/2018 1:43:10 PM
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Jameson Williams Boosts Buckeyes' Receiver Options


Wide receiver Jameson Williams committed to Ohio State earlier this month. The Class of 2019 star offers plenty of football pedigree to the Buckeyes. Here, we take a look at what the St Louis native offers.

-At six foot two inches tall, and 170 pounds, Williams is rated as a four-star prospect. His placing in the 247Sports composite rankings is an impressive 130. He opted for Ohio state from a list of finalists that also included Oregon, UCLA, Nebraska and Alabama .

-Williams' commitment is the first for Ohio State since Urban Meyer was suspended. Commitments have been thin on the ground for the Buckeyes since then, with a dearth that stretches back to July 27. That was when three-star tight end Cormontae Hamilton pledged his future to Ohio State. Williams committing could kick things off again, with OSU having had a slow 2019 when it comes to recruitment, largely because Meyer was away from the program. The class now has 15 commitments in place, though, with under three months to go until the early signing period in December.

- Williams joins five-star prospect Garrett Wilson as the second receiver to commit to OSU's 2019 class. Williams and Wilson offer different assets to the team. Wilson is the kind of receiver who looks like he could play any of three positions in OSU's offense. Williams, though, is more in the mold of Devin Smith, Johnnie Dixon or Terry McLaurin, in that he looks much more like a typical Z receiver. He also offers some threat to defenses on bubble screens, though, in the manner of Parris Campbell, boosting his versatility.

-Williams is also fast. He has recorded a time of 10.54 second for the 100m, and holds the state record for the 300m hurdles. OSU running back Ezekiel Elliott is a previous holder of that record.

-OSU need to start developing their options when it comes to receivers. Campbell, Dixon, McLaurin and C.J. Saunders are seniors now, and Austin Mack, Ben Victor and K.J. Hill will be eligible to be drafted after this season.

OSU took three receivers from the class of 2018, and look set to boost their ranks with three more this year. Wilson and Williams look good choices to be outside receivers, but there is sense that OSU could use an additional Hback too. Wandale Robinson is one possibility for the role, and the three-star prospect visited Ohio State on October 6.

-Acquiring Williams is a real feather in the cap for new Buckeyes receivers coach Brian Hartline. Williams had 36 catches, 1,062 yards and 15 tds in his junior year at Cardinal-Ritter Prep. He also returned three kicks for touchdowns.

10/24/2018 3:51:23 PM
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Alpha Male Darvon Hubbard Makes A He-Man Commitment


Commitments continue to pour in from the Ohio State class of 2020. And the latest to make the pledge was Darvon Hubbard, a 4-star player with the highest recorded carries on his running back. At the height of six feet and weight of 200 pounds, you would think that the alpha male would be less mobile than most. And you're wrong.

Darvon Hubbard has a rather Ronaldo-like speed and agility on the American football field. Heavy as he is, OSU's sixth commitment for the class defies the laws of physics rivaling an X-Man. No doubt, records will continue to be broken as Darvon Hubbard teams up like a glue with pal, Jack Miller who's a record-breaker in his own right. No wonder David Hubbard has received offers from all the major football schools in the country.

8/2/2018 2:45:26 PM
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Kane Patterson Chooses Ohio State


Kane Patterson chose Ohio State. The linebacker from Christ Presbyterian Academy announced that he would join the Buckeyes. He decided that the Big Ten program was better for him than Tennessee, Alabama and Texas A&M.

Why Ohio State

Patterson said that OSU made his family part of the process right from the start. This played a huge role in his decision to choose OSU over the other colleges. He mentioned how officials from OSU talked and texted him all the time.

He added that his family was also there for him right from the beginning. He went on to say that coach Urban Meyer met his entire family, and this impressed him.

Patterson said he and Meyer developed a relationship. He also developed relationships with Tony Alford, Billy Davis and Mark Pantoni, who is the director of player personnel. He maintained relationships and contact with all of them during the recruiting process.

7/17/2018 3:41:06 PM
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Dwan Mathis Shifts Loyalties To Ohio State


Dwan Mathis Switches from MSU to the Buckeyes

Dwan Mathis, Oak Park native, has made the decision to shift his dedication from Michigan State to Ohio State. It wasn't an easy decision, only made after careful consideration. Mathis is a four star prospect and ranks at 251 in his class. Having committed to MSU in 2017, Mathis, at just under six and a half feet tall and weighing in at 195 pounds has now become the sole quarterback in the new class of OSU.

The Ohio State Visit

Dwan's father, Terence Mathis, explained that the Spartans granted Dwan permission to visit Ohio State, and he, along with his family, made the visit on Friday. Coach Urban Meyer, and his staff, as well as the impressive cast of dual threat quarterbacks their program has produced (J.T. Barrett, Braxton Miller, Terrelle Pryor) provided the strong impetus to help Dwan shift his loyalties. In addition, he also had the chance to visit with another running quarterback new to the Buckeyes, Dwayne Haskins. This past November, Haskins was able to demonstrate his skills when he led Ohio's team to victory over Michigan when he stepped in for Barrett when he was injured.

6/28/2018 3:51:43 PM
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Craig Young Ohio State Enrollment Developments


Breaking News on Craig Young Ohio State Recruitment - Three star player Craig Young signs for Ohio State: How This Affects the Buckeyes

On Friday last week, Ohio State announced a signing from three star player Craig Young. This is how it affects the Buckeyes' recruiting class of 2019.

Hailing from Fort Wayne, IN, Young is the eleventh recruit to Ohio State's 2019 class. He is rated 685 as a player overall by 247Sports, and ninety-two as a receiver. However, these ratings do not tell the whole story, because Young will play defensively in future.

On Tuesday, when he arrived at camp, Young already had an offer, however this was a chance to advance his career and become an athlete that Ohio State would be happy to take. Done and dusted. Young performed impressively during camp, exhibiting explosive power while training at linebacker, defensive end and safety.

6/22/2018 2:49:13 PM
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