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Could a brotherly reunion be happening at Ohio State?

Marcus Hooker visited with the Buckeyes over the weekend.

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2018 defensive back Marcus Hooker, brother of Malik, was in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday, and had a good visit according to reports. However, the four-star defensive back did not come away with an Ohio State offer. It looks like the Buckeyes are treating Hooker as an in-state prospect and an offer will only be extended if they know that there's room in the class. Hooker is a top 250 player according to 247Sports and holds four offers as of now, with the most prestigious being West Virginia. Marcus, like his brother, is a good-looking athlete at 6-foot, 185 pounds and there's been whispers that he may be a better football player than his brother was at the same stages of their career.

Though most agree that Malik has the highest ceiling when it comes to athletic ability. The Buckeyes will keep recruiting Marcus throughout the season and as Bill Kurelic reported, Urban Meyer and Marcus will have a "talk" after the season sometime about becoming a Buckeye. Marcus Hooker is the No. 8 ranked player in the state of Pennsylvania for the class of 2018.

A top contender from MD

In other reports, Ohio State is pursuing and is one of the "top contenders" for 2017 defensive end Josh Paschal. From Maryland, Paschal has scouts raving over his athletic ability as he's the No.10 ranked DE in his class. At 6-foot-4, 250 pounds, Paschal possesses elite size, but also has the speed to get around the edge with ease. Holding 29 total offers, in-state Maryland is thought to be the favorite, but the Buckeyes are lurking and waiting for an opportunity to make a move. This could come down to strictly numbers, and if Ohio State has enough room to take Paschal. Larry Johnson has taken the lead in this recruitment and if the Buckeyes end up pushing hard, there's a good shot that they land the four-star defensive end.

Here is Paschal’s highlight reel from the website Hudl.