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Ohio State recruiting: State Secrets - Buckeyes dish out 4 new offers

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2016 DB Brandon Burton
2016 DB Brandon Burton
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Ever since signing one of the top 2015 recruiting classes in the country earlier this month, the Ohio State coaching staff have barely taken any time off from the recruiting trail. Over the last couple of weeks, Urban Meyer's crew have offered many top-rated 2016 recruits. That didn't change over the weekend.

With scholarship offers going out to four standout prospects throughout the last few days, Land-Grant Holy Land takes a quick look at the latest future potential Buckeyes:

Andrew Pryts

Hometown: Hermitage, PA

High School: Hickory

Position: DB

Measurements: 6'2, 195 lbs

247Composite Ranking: 47th safety and 678th-overall prospect in the 2016 class

Report: The three-star prospect has been on the Buckeyes' radar for quite some time, and finally received an offer from the staff on Friday. Andrew, the son of a former Penn State linebacker, has many around the scene believing he will follow in his fathers footsteps and play for the Nittany Lions on the next level. Currently holding numerous scholarship offers, the Buckeyes are just one of the programs hoping Andrew decides on a different route.

Demetric Vance

Hometown: Detroit, MI

High School: Cass Tech

Position: DB

Measurements: 6'1, 195 lbs

247Composite Ranking: 27th safety and 409th-overall prospect in the 2016 class

Report: After smoothing things over with Cass Tech head coach Thomas Wilcher last week, the Buckeyes offered arguably his top returning player a scholarship on Friday. One of the most sought after prospects in the Midwest, Michigan, Michigan State, Iowa, and many others have offered Vance over the last few months. Wanting to keep the Cass Tech pipeline going, look for the Buckeyes to turn the heat up on the defensive back until he signs on the dotted line with a school next February.

Naquan Jones

Hometown: Evanston, IL

High School: Evanston Township

Position: DT

Measurements: 6'4, 285 lbs

247Composite Ranking: 28th defensive tackle and 411th-overall prospect in the 2016 class

Report: Now sitting at over a dozen scholarship offers, Jones has his fair share of college choices. On Saturday the Buckeyes decided to join the likes of Michigan, Michigan State, Penn State, Illinois, South Carolina, and Wisconsin by offering the three-star standout. Being the new kids on the block, the Buckeyes might have some work to do, but should climb up Naquan's list after he has the chance to get better acquainted with the staff and visit the OSU campus.

Brandon Burton

Hometown: Gardena, CA

High School: Junipero Serra

Position: DB

Measurements: 6'2, 195 lbs

247Composite Ranking: Fifth safety and 76th-overall prospect in the 2016 class

Report: Burton is starting to put together an impressive scholarship list. Holding offers from most of the top teams in the country, the USC Trojans are looked at as the front-runners in his recruitment at the moment. Though the Buckeyes have yet to play host to Brandon on campus, Ohio State will probably have to have the four-star talent in town for a visit before becoming serious players in his recruitment. With Urban Meyer and the OSU staff wanting to expand their recruiting prowess on the West Coast, offering a standout prospect like Burton is a solid start.