Signing Day Impact: Evan Lisle

It's National Signing Day in America, and recruits are faxing their letters of intent to their schools of choice across the country. Who is in the fold at Ohio State for the class of 2013?

Evan Lisle was commit number-five for Urban Meyer and Ohio State for the 2013 recruiting class, and the Centerville (OH) product might be the least known of the Buckeye commits.

Lisle, 6-foot-6, 275-pounds, will enter Ohio State as a probable redshirt candidate at offensive tackle as he could use the year to add bulk and strength to a frame that has room to do that.

BREAKDOWN: Love seeing these types of players, as Lisle has the basketball body that will be able to add weight while keeping his athleticism. The only concern would be his lack of pass-blocking experience, but he has the skill set to be able to handle that aspect of the tackle position. - Bill Greene.

Lisle has a huge frame and does well to get low on his blocks despite having a leverage disadvantage over the shorter defenders he's blocking. He moves laterally well and is tough to beat on a speed rush because of his quick feet and long arms. Like most tall, lean players, he'll power and strength comes later in his development as he fills out during college. Will shine with natural ability and college strength training. - Scott Kennedy

Lisle On Choosing Ohio State: "I have committed to Ohio State, and I can't tell you how excited I am," Lisle stated Tuesday evening. "I just know that Urban Meyer and his coaching staff are going to lead the Buckeyes to a national championship and I want to be a part of it. Everyone I know is so excited about my decision."

With offers from the likes of Alabama, Michigan, Miami of Florida, Notre Dame and others, Lisle was clearly a highly-desired prospect. He decided to commit early and not even visit other schools.

"I loved everything about Ohio State, so there was no reason to wait," he explained. "My entire family loved Ohio State and it's close to home for me. I have been a Buckeye fan since I was a little kid, so this is a dream come true for me. The academic side of Ohio State is also great, and that means everything to me."

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