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Ohio State has a “Booming” Friday Night Lights weekend

The Buckeyes sure didn’t take the weekend off from recruiting.

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Urban Meyer and the rest of the football coaching staff at Ohio State had a pretty busy weekend.

Did you miss out on your Buckeye recruiting fix? Don’t fret, Land-Grant Holy Land is here to save the day.

2019 QB flips to OSU from MSU

The Buckeyes have been searching high and low on the recruiting trail for a class of 2019 quarterback, and from the looks of things they’ve found finally found their man.

In Columbus for the Friday Night Lights camp, Dwan Mathis of Oak Park High (MI) flipped his verbal pledge from Big Ten foe Michigan State, and is now the 12th member of Ohio State’s talented 2019 class of future Buckeyes.

Although he’s considered the ninth pro-style quarterback in 2019, don’t get it twisted, he isn’t just a pocket passer. Mathis can run.

At The Opening Regional held in Canton, the 6-foot-5, 195-pound four-star prospect showed off his wheels, posting a 4.67 second time in the 40 yard dash.

Want to know more about Dwan Mathis, and what he’ll bring to the Buckeyes? Our Patrick Mayhorn has your back.

Top prospects attend Friday Night Lights

Mathis wasn’t the only standout at OSU, as dozens of high school prospects flocked to the Ohio State campus for their Friday Night Lights camp.

Urban Meyer and crew only walked away with one commitment, but did show numerous of their other top targets what it would be like to get coached up by one of the best overall staffs in the country.

Playing host to large group of recruits for visits and camp, below are just some of the recruits that made it to OSU for Friday Night Lights.

Class of 2019

5-star OL Darnell Wright

4-star WR Marcus Washington

4-star WR Jameson Williams

4-star WR Elijah Higgins

3-star TE Logan Compton

Class of 2020

4-star QB Jack Miller

4-star WR David Bell

4-star RB Tirek Murphy

4-star WR Jordan Johnson

Buckeyes dish out offers

Before you can commit to a program, you have to earn an offer.

Mostly in town to display their talents at Friday Night Lights, the Buckeyes handed out scholarship offers to numerous prospects over the weekend.

Now holding an opportunity to suit up in the Scarlet and Gray, the following recruits earned a chance to chase their NFL dreams at Ohio State.

3-star QB Brian Maurer

Class: 2019

Town: Ocala,FL/West Port

Size: 6’2/180

Other Notable Offers: Tennessee, West Virginia, Texas A&M, Boston College, Indiana

3-star TE Cormontae Hamilton

Class: 2019

Town: Memphis,TN/Whitehaven

Size: 6’1/256

Other Notable Offers: Louisville, Tennessee, Ole Miss, Memphis, Alabama

3-star DT Jared Harrison-Hunte

Class: 2019

Town: Middle Village,NY/Christ the King Regional

Size: 6’4/286

Other Notable Offers: Baylor, LSU, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Tennessee

4-star RB Michael Drennen II

Class: 2020

Town: Dublin,OH/Coffman

Size: 5’11/190

Other Notable Offers: Michigan, Minnesota, Boston College, Louisville, Indiana

4-star CB Jaylon Jones

Class: 2020

Town: Cibolo,TX/Steele

Size: 6’3/185

Other Notable Offers: Baylor, Texas, Houston, Florida, Georgia

4-star S Miles Brooks

Class: 2020

Town: Jacksonville,FL/Trinity Catholic

Size: 6’2/171

Other Notable Offers: Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Oklahoma

5-star OLB Sav’ell Smalls

Class: 2020

Town: Seattle,WA/Garfield

Size: 6’3/227

Other Notable Offers: Alabama, Florida State, Stanford, USC, Washington

Quick Hits

  • After recently visiting the Ohio State University campus, class of 2020 four-star Lejond Cavazos will announce his college plans on Wednesday. Cavazos, a 6-foot, 186-pound IMG Academy product, holds offers from not just the Buckeyes, but also from the likes of Georgia, Alabama, Oregon, and others.
  • Chris Holtmann and the OSU basketball Buckeyes offered 2020 shooting guard Brandon Boston on Sunday. Ohio State joins Florida State, Clemson, Kansas, Duke, and many others on the hunt for the Atlanta native.