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Maryland standouts earn Ohio State offers

The Buckeyes handed out scholarships to a pair of top rated prospects from the Old Line State over the weekend.

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Buckeyes offer Maryland linemen

After landing Maryland natives such as Isaiah Prince, Chase Young, and Keandre Jones in recent years, the Buckeyes are back at work trying to continue their success on the recruiting trail in the area.

Offering a pair of lineman from the Free State over the weekend, the Buckeyes threw their hat into the ring for players who can contribute to the classes of 2020 and 2021.

Here are the two players:

OL Olu Fashanu

Class: 2020

Town: Washington,DC/Gonzaga Prep

Size: 6’5/290

Other offers: Boston College, Rutgers, Syracuse, Virginia

OL Ryan Linthicum

Class: 2021

Town: Damascus,MD/Damascus

Size: 6’4/275

Other offers: Maryland, Michigan

Quick Hits

  • Urban Meyer and company weren’t the only OSU coaches to offer a top rated prospect from Maryland over the weekend. Also dishing out a chance to attend OSU, Chris Holtmann and the basketball Buckeyes handed class of 2020 small forward Che Evans a chance to play in the Scarlet and Gray during his unofficial visit to Columbus. A four-star prospect from Dulaney High in Lutherville Timonium, MD, the 6-foot-6 junior recently dropped a top 10 of Ohio State, Texas Tech, UCLA, Rutgers, Florida, Georgetown, Long Beach State, TCU, Boston College and Boise State.
  • The Ohio State football squad has offered 2019 two-star cornerback Larry Williams a preferred walk-on spot. Williams, who attends Christian Brothers College, the same program that produced current OSU players Cameron Brown and Kamryn Babb, reportedly also holds offers from the likes of Ball State, Eastern Kentucky, Indiana State and North Dakota.