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Ohio State recruiting: State Secrets, 11/18 - Dante Booker gets Army Bowl jersey

We have you covered with all the Ohio State recruiting news from over the weekend.

Could Solomon Thomas be leaning towards Ohio State?
Could Solomon Thomas be leaning towards Ohio State?
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A majority of the current Ohio State football commits are still chasing dreams on the high school gridiron. Continuing their successful season, Parris Campbell and Dante Booker led Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary to a victory. Like Carlos Hyde did against Illinois, the future OSU playmaker Campbell put up some rather nice numbers in this weeks playoff match up against Poland. Rushing the ball 18 times on the night, Campbell gained 129 yards and scored a touchdown in the 35-7 victory over Poland on Friday.

Booker accounted for just 3.5 tackles from his linebacker spot, but his presence on the field was felt all night long. Campbell, Booker and St. V will take on 2015 Ohio State targets, running back Larry "LJ" Scott, offensive lineman Matt Jones and Hubbard high school for the Division III Region 7 Championship on Friday evening.

To see how the rest of the future Buckeyes did this weekend, check out our weekly piece done by our Austin Kemp, Runnin' Down The Dream.

Dante Booker didn't just have a big game to play on Friday but also received his Army All-American jersey during a presentation held at St. Vincent-St. Mary earlier in the day. Booker, was the third current Ohio State commit, joining Damon Webb and Marcelys Jones to recently receive their USAAB jersey.

During a weekend radio spot on Dayton's 1410 WING, recruiting analyst Bill Kurelic of touched on many topic, including how he feels about the chances the Buckeyes have in landing a pair of top class of 2014 defensive prospects.

Kurelic feels Texas defensive end Solomon Thomas could be leaning towards Ohio State. The 6-3 nearly 260 pound five star prospect has visited Columbus a couple times, most recently on a unofficial visit for the Penn State game earlier this football season. A Coppell, Texas native, Thomas is also considering taking his talents to programs such as Alabama, Stanford, Notre Dame and Oklahoma, who like so many other teams including OSU have offered Solomon a scholarship. If Ohio State were to land Thomas, it would no question be a huge pick up for the Dream '14 recruiting class.

Another subject Kurelic touched on was where the Buckeyes might stand with five star linebacker Raekwon McMillan. The Georgia stud has been labeled a Ohio State lock for quite sometime, but could at this moment be leaning more towards Clemson, according to Kurelic. After visiting Columbus last month with teammate and 2017 OSU offeree Richard LeCounte, McMillan will take his official visit to Clemson this weekend when the Tigers take on the Citadel.

The Buckeyes and Tigers aren't the only programs trying to entice the 6-2 240 pound McMillan into joining their team; Alabama, Florida and his home state Georgia Bulldogs are also still in the mix.