Ever since Ohio State and Oklahoma scheduled their match-up, college football fans have had this date circled. The long wait is finally over.
Fan bases aren’t the only ones sitting on the edge of their seat, so are many of the recruits on Ohio State and Oklahoma’s big board.
With all the trash talk and media hype surrounded around the Buckeyes and the Sooners, you know many of the top prospects in the country will have their eyes glued to their television sets. Land-Grant Holy Land caught up with the following recruits and grabbed their thoughts on what their excited to see on Saturday evening.
2017 Ohio State commit Antjuan Simmons
Thoughts: “The OSU defense is going to be lights out, and I see Mike Weber having a huge break out game.”
Prediction: Ohio State wins by 17
2017 Oklahoma commit Marquis Hayes
Thoughts: “I want to see Oklahoma beat Ohio State so they can get back on their way to the top and get that chance to win the National Championship like they need to be, and just execute like they always do.”
Prediction: Oklahoma, 48-45
2018 LB Christopher Oats
Thoughts: “I look forward to watching two great programs play and to see which defense is going to dominate. I look forward to see who is going to win.”
Prediction: No prediction
2018 DT Aeneas Hawkins
Thoughts: “I'm excited to watch the Buckeye defense go to work. I think they could be one of the best in college football. Their secondary obviously is doing a great job, but I'll be watching how their defensive line plays.”
Prediction: Ohio State, 31-14
2018 OL Colten Blanton
Thoughts: “I really want to see how Oklahoma has adjusted since the though loss to U of H and how Ohio State comes out and plays against a big opponent.”
Prediction: Ohio State wins by 3
2018 WR Joshua Moore
Thoughts: “I'm very excited for the game. It's going to be a great atmosphere and the fans will be crazy. It'll be great.”
Prediction: “I don't have a prediction right now. I'm just anxious to see how it turns out.”
2019 ATH Jaylin Simpson
Thoughts: “I’m excited to see OSU in a challenging game.”
Prediction: Ohio State, 24-10