Buckeye Legacy Checks Out Program

Many Ohio State fans remember the raw speed of Chris Sanders, when he was playing wide receiver under John Cooper for the Buckeyes. His son, C.J. Sanders, is a top 2016 prospect and he recently performed at Ohio State's summer camp.

Son of former Buckeye Chris Sanders, Nashville (TN) Brentwood Academy wide receiver C.J. Sanders recently performed at an Ohio State camp and showed off the ability that has awarded him four offers thus far. Those four schools that have sent a scholarship offer Sanders' way are Tennessee, Mississippi State, Stanford, and Vanderbilt.

"I camped on Tuesday and thought I did pretty good," Sanders said. "I was good at the one on ones. I got to catch from Brandon Dawkins and those guys. I thought my overall performance was great. I need to improve my route running a bit but I was pleased with how I did."

"I ran a 4.3 forty at Ohio State," he added. "The week before I ran a 4.35 at Vanderbilt's camp too."

After impressing the Ohio State coaches with his talent at the wide receiver position, Sanders was taken in and he and his mother were showed around the Ohio State campus.

It ended up being a great trip because they showed me around like it was a visit afterwards," he noted. "After the camp I visited the campus and went on the academic tour. I got to see some of the things on campus and it was nice to check it all out."

"I had been around Ohio State before because my dad played here but this was the first time I got to be actually hosted and taken around to check everything out," he continued. "It's a lot different being on campus as my dad's son and then be here as a recruit. I got to see the whole campus. I got to see the weight room and saw some of the guys working out."

The Brentwood Academy product told Scout about one part of the visit that hit home with he and his mother.

"Meeting with the academic advisors was something that we really enjoyed," mentioned Sanders. "They have a plan and want you to succeed in the classroom. They care about your academics. My mom really enjoyed that part of it because she came around with me too."

The Ohio State coaching staff met with Sanders and talked about a possible offer.

"They said they needed to evaluate more film but that I did really well," Sanders said. "I'm trying not to think too much about it and I'm just blessed to be in the position I am. I'm just real thankful."

Sanders talked about what a possible Ohio State offer would mean to him.

"Ohio State is an offer I want," he admitted. "I got to see my dad play when they had Eddie George, Terry Glenn, and Joey Galloway. Ohio State has been like my family so it's an offer that would mean a lot to me. It would be great to receive that if it comes."

"I'm keeping my options open," Sanders stressed. "Ohio State is a school I love but the funny thing is my mom went to Michigan. That makes it kind of a weird situation but she really loved the visit and was impressed."

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