The Wisconsin Badgers gave Ohio State all they could handle and more on Saturday night. Squeaking out an overtime victory, the Buckeyes are still in the mix for a Big Ten title and national championship season.
Thing aren’t just going the Buckeyes way on the field. Off the gridiron, Urban Meyer’s crew is hard at work piecing together impressive recruiting classes.
With the game on national television, many of the top targets the Ohio State coaching staff are looking to bring into their fold had their full attention on the Buckeyes and the Badgers prime time matchup.
One of the recruits who had a close eye on the outcome was class of 2018 offensive tackle Jackson Carman. The five-star prospect from Fairfield, Ohio definitely liked what he saw out of the Buckeyes on Saturday evening.
“Ohio State, even though they're young is just so spectacular to watch because they play like vets, they've yet to succumb to the average young team traits like inexperience or underdevelopment.” Jackson stated to Land-Grant Holy Land on the Buckeyes come from behind win over the Badgers.
Carman might be two years away from arriving on a college campus, but the five-star talent has more than his fair share of scholarship offers currently on the table. While Ohio State is thought to be a major player his commitment, programs such as Clemson, Michigan, Michigan State and USC are just a few of the schools trying to make sure that doesn’t take place.
Not just the top junior prospect in Ohio, Carman, who stands 6-foot-6 and 290 pounds, is considered the third offensive tackle, and 17th overall recruit in the class of 2018, according to the 247Sports Composite Rankings.
- Will future Ohio State quarterback Tate Martell walk away with another Land-Grant Holy Land MVP of the Week award or will another Ohio State commit snatch it out of his grasp? The poll is now open. Let your voice be heard.
- Former longtime Ohio State quarterback pledge Danny Clark of Akron Archbishop Hoban will announce his college commitment on Saturday. Clark, who decommitted from the Buckeyes in late September, recently visited the University of Kentucky.