Caleb On OSU Visit: "I Loved Everything"

Ohio State is hoping to pull a big prospect out of the state of Virginia for a second consecutive year and had last year's big catch play host to him on an official visit this weekend. To find out what Joel Caleb had to say about his trip to Columbus, read on.

Joel Caleb left his official visit to Ohio State with only positive things to say.

"I had a wonderful time," he told "I loved everything. I didn't have one dislike about anything."

Curtis Grant, a freshman Buckeye linebacker and a fellow Virginia native, hosted Caleb in Columbus.

"We hung out around campus with some of the guys from the team just to get a feel of how it is in college and at Ohio State," Caleb said.

The four-star wide receiver from Midlothian Clover Hill also credited OSU assistant coach Stan Drayton for helping show him around. He and Drayton have developed a good rapport during the recruiting process.

"Coach Drayton is the man," he said. "He is a great guy with a great attitude about everything, and just like everyone else he is really excited about Ohio State football."

The relationship is strong enough for Caleb to schedule his visit even before Ohio State hired Urban Meyer as it new head coach on Nov. 28.

While on his trip to Columbus, Caleb got a chance to talk to Meyer and came away impressed.

"He's really a great person and very energetic," Caleb said.

Next up is a visit to Virginia Tech next weekend with a trip planned to West Virginia in January. Caleb continues to consider those two schools along with Ohio State, Georgia, Clemson and Florida State.

He is scheduled to play in the U.S. Army All-America Bowl in San Antonio, Texas, on Jan. 7 but said he is not expecting to announce his final decision there because he is not likely to have finished making official visits by that time. That might mean a decision waits until national signing day in February.

Caleb hopes to find a school with great academic support and a family-oriented atmosphere with great teammates he feels he can trust.

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