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Ohio State recruiting: State Secrets - Kareem Walker makes The Opening, Gary Trent Jr. offered

Get caught up with the latest in the world of Ohio State recruiting.

Kareem Walker, Rashan Gary, and others.
Kareem Walker, Rashan Gary, and others.
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While the last few days might not have been full of verbal commitments and campus visitors, plenty of Ohio State-related recruiting news did take place. Let's take a quick look back at the weekend that was.

Felder back on market

After recently visiting Ohio State and Clemson, class of 2016 defensive back Kareem Felder announced his decommitment from Virginia Tech on Friday.

A VT verbal pledge since February, Felder has never backed down from showing love for Ohio State since making his trip to Columbus earlier this month. This has caused many, including myself, to believe the Buckeyes are now in the driver's seat to land a verbal pledge from the 5'11, 165-pound, three-star prospect from Washington, DC.

The Buckeyes are definitely looking to add more Silver Bullets to the fold. Wanting to bring in some secondary depth, the under-rated Felder could come in and earn a chance to crack the Ohio State lineup early on during his time with OSU.

Clemson, Miami, Nebraska, and North Carolina are just a few of the other offers on his growing list of scholarships.

Walker makes The Opening

Plenty of top prospects flocked to New Jersey on Sunday to participate in The Opening Regional. A bunch of recruits stood out, but only five were selected to participate in the actual camp this summer.

Class of 2016 OSU verbal pledge Kareem Walker and key defensive line target Rashan Gary both did enough against the stiff competition to get their names on the list.

One time OSU targets quarterback Jarrett Guarantano (Tennessee commit), tight end Naseir Upshur (OSU not in top 10), and offensive lineman Johncarlo Valentin were also selected to compete in The Opening, held at the Nike headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon.

Buckeyes offer Trent Jr.

After having him on their radar for over a year, Ohio State offered class of 2017 shooting guard Gary Trent Jr. a scholarship on Sunday evening.

At the moment Ohio State joins programs such as Florida State, Minnesota, and Texas Tech in the hunt for Trent Jr., the son of former Ohio University standout and NBA veteran Gary Trent.

A sharp-shooter who isn't afraid to drive to the bucket and bang with the big boys, the 6'5, 190-pound, four-star prospect is attracting attention from many of the top basketball programs in the country, including Duke.

According to the 247Sports, the Saint Paul, Minnesota native is currently considered the 14th shooting guard and 69th-overall prospect in the 2017 class.

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