Replogle Has Learned Patience

Having watched his older brothers maneuver the recruiting process has prepared Jake Replogle to show the patience needed to find the right school. The Ohio defensive lineman spoke with about his offers and other programs showing interest.

The Replogle family has become a household name with Indiana University football over the past several years as Tyler, Adam and Mike have all taken their talents to the Big Ten program.

Now younger brother Jake Replogle is the latest Centerville (OH) product to have interest from the Hoosiers program.

"I went to IU's spring game," said Replogle. "So we're keeping in touch. Coach (Kevin) Johns is looking at coming in this week to see me so right now we're staying in touch and learning more about each other. But they seem to be interested."

While the Hoosiers have yet to offer the 6-foot-4, 230-pound defensive end, other have already expressed their interest with verbal scholarship offers.

"Bowling Green, Miami, Kent State, Toledo, Ball State, Air Force and Navy have offered," said Replogle. "I've been to Toledo, Bowling Green and Miami for visits."

While many would feel the Hoosiers would have the inside track, another Big Ten program is also showing interest.

"I'm also looking at Northwestern," said Replogle. "Coach (Randy) Bates has been talking with my high school coach (Ron Ullery) and he's excited about me. We're keeping each other updated but I'm definitely interested in them and may camp there this summer."

Helping the Wildcats cause is 2012 signee Ifeadi Odenigbo one of Replogle's teammates.

"Ifeadi tells me a lot about them," explained Replogle. "Coming from him that tells me a lot. He had a lot of different options to go anywhere he wanted and picked Northwester. That speaks volumes about their program.

"When I went up there for a visit I was very impressed with their facilities and coaches and found it to be a great program."

Current plans have Replogle sitting down with his family this month to discuss any summer plans. Stay with for the latest.

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