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Ohio State recruiting: How the Dream 14 fared in H.S. football, 9/22

Check in on current commits for Ohio State football and how they fared in high school action this past weekend.


Stephen Collier turned in yet another solid performance on Friday night accounting for 4 total touchdowns, but did have one interception. With Lee County coming away with a 43-14 victory, Collier has the Trojans rolling early in the season in what has to be considered one of the top offenses in the state of Georgia. Though he may not think so, four touchdowns in a game is certainly something to feel good about and is something most QBs would take any day. Collier's drive to get better is a huge asset to the kind of athlete he is and his prolific work ethic will continue to pay dividends moving forward. Buckeye Nation should be extremely pleased to have Collier enrolling in the spring.

In case you haven't checked out his highlight tapes or seen him play in person, Parris Campbell is an absolute freak. The amount of athleticism he possesses is stunning and he continued to show why he's one of the the top running backs in the country as the Fighting Irish derailed Cardinal Mooney. Campbell was the top contributor, carrying the rock 15 times for 178 yards and two touchdowns.

On the other side of the ball, Dante Booker once again led the team in tackles with a total of nine, including a sack and a fumble recovery. Booker and Parris Campbell have catapulted SVSM into one of the top teams in the state and that trend should continue in the coming weeks.

Terry McLaurin's Cathedral squad was up against a tough task in week five, playing one of Ohio's best programs in St. Xavier. The Bomber's defense was able to suffocate the Cathedral offense, holding most everyone in check the entire game. However, McLaurin was able to score the lone touchdown for his team on a 21 yard reception, but it wasn't enough as St. Xavier imposed their will and took the victory 15-6.

Kyle Trout turned in another strong performance and's Derek Young saw his action live and upfront. Trout should be a key piece on the offensive line moving forward and his development his pivotal—and he isn't too bad on the D line either.

Though Malik Hooker is a defensive recruit at safety, his athleticism allows him to shine from anywhere on the field. New Castle took care of business with a 19 point victory thanks in large part to Hooker. Hooker finished with 5 catches for 123 yards and two touchdowns. While he seems to have a bright future at safety as a Buckeye, there's no denying that Hooker is one of the better athletes in this class who can get the job done on both sides of the ball.

Switching gears to defense, Dylan Thompson recorded three more sacks on Friday, pushing his total to eight on the year. Thompson continues to terrorize quarterbacks all across the state of Illinois. Montini High School improved to 4-0 and will take on one of Illinois' better teams next week in Marmion Academy.

Cass Tech was able to sail to an easy victory by defeating Cody 30-6. Surprise, surprise, Damon Webb was not challenged on the defensive side of the ball, but he was able to reel in a catch that went for 55 yards. He also took a punt return for 40 yards, but was unable to find the end zone. With teams looking like they'll stay away from Webb for the remainder of the year, Webb will have to find other ways to get the ball in his hands and take over games from the offensive side of the ball.

In an out of state battle, Sam Hubbard's Moeller Crusaders took care of business beating St. Xavier of Kentucky 24-12. Hubbard finished with 9 tackles and 2 pass break ups. Things will get a ton more interesting next week as Moeller squares off against St. Xavier of Cincinnati—a game where the real stars will come out to shine.

Sean Nuernberger took a bit of a stumble going 3/4 on extra points this week, but was able to get a touchback on all six of his kickoffs.

Young Pups:

- Hardly a young pup anymore, Eric Glover-Williams could be the most impressive of all Buckeye commitments. This week was more of the same as EGW ran for 189 yards and three touchdowns while also adding 103 passing yards. Yes, the kid can do it all.