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Ohio State plays host to 4 top recruits

The Buckeyes coaching staff didn’t take the weekend off.

Brenton Cox

While Curtis Samuel, Noah Brown and many other former Ohio State stars were gearing up for the NFL combine in Indianapolis, a group of potential future Buckeyes were in Columbus, Ohio to check out the campus and meet up with members of the OSU coaching staff.

Ohio State didn’t just play host to some standout recruits, they also offered one of the top prospects in the class of 2019 over the weekend.

Recruits hit up Columbus

As you know, recruiting has no offseason. Always staying busy, numerous recruits headed to Columbus to spend a little time with Urban Meyer and his rock star crew of assistant coaches.

While the weekend ended without a commitment, it helped the Buckeyes impress a few of the prospects currently on their big board for the 2018 and 2019 classes.

Want to know who were among the recruits to mingle with Meyer and the Ohio State staff? Land-Grant Holy Land has your back.

4-star DE Brenton Cox

Class: 2018

Town: Stockbridge, GA /Stockbridge

Size: 6’4/235

Offers: Ohio State, Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Georgia, etc

4-star LB Xavier Peters

Class: 2018

Town: West Chester, OH /Lakota West

Size: 6’4/210

Offers: Kentucky, Penn State, Tennessee, Indiana, Wisconsin, etc

3-star DT Tyler Bentley

Class: 2018

Town: West Chester, OH /Lakota West

Size: 6’3/295

Offers: Kentucky, Louisville, Tennessee, West Virginia, Wisconsin, etc

4-star WR Jadon Haselwood

Class: 2019

Town: Ellenwood,GA / Cedar Grove

Size: 6’3/190

Offers: Ohio State, Georgia, Tennessee, Florida, Oregon, etc

2019 RB gets OSU offer

The Buckeyes are always looking for offensive weapons to bring into the fold. On Saturday afternoon, Ohio State dished out an offer to one of the most sought after running backs in the entire class of 2019.

Earning a chance to rock the Scarlet and Gray, four-star junior-to-be Noah Cain received a scholarship from the Buckeyes.

“I spoke with Coach Alford on the phone after a real good conversation and he offered. Coach Alford left a real big impression on me about him personally and about the Buckeyes. It feels great,” Cain, a Texas native who is now enrolled at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida stated to Land-Grant Holy Land on his offer from the Buckeyes.

With nearly 20 full ride scholarship offers currently on the table from programs such as Miami, LSU, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Tennessee, the 5-foot-11, 207-pound running back isn’t 100 percent positive of where he’ll end up on the college level but knows the Buckeyes will be in the mix for his services.

“The offer is just making me work harder now. The Ohio State Buckeyes will be in my top 10,” he said of his recruitment.

On the field, Noah has shown big play ability time and time again. During his first two seasons on the high school level, Cain, the top running back and fifth overall prospect in the 2019 class, per 247Sports, accounted for well over 2,700 total rushing yards and 32 touchdowns.