Weber Stays Solid With Ohio State

Ohio State had a monster National Signing Day capped off by the reaffirmation of a pledge from four-star Scout 100 running back Mike Weber, who pledged to OSU in December.

The best rivalry in all the land played out for Detroit Cass Tech running back Mike Weber -- Michigan or Ohio State?

Once committed to Michigan, Weber decommitted during the last days of the Brady Hoke era. He committed to Ohio State, then, in December, and the Scout 100 back was presumed solid until new U-M coach Jim Harbaugh made a late push in the end.

But when it came time to sign Wednesday, the decision for Weber was Ohio State, where he will join teammate Joshua Alabi in the Buckeyes' class.

"Weber is a compact back who runs with good patience," Scout analyst Allen Trieu said. "He is a slasher with a good burst and good acceleration. He catches the ball well out of the backfield and also does a nice job in pass protection. He has run largely out of the shotgun in high school and would have to adjust if he goes to more of a traditional I-form team in college. He's shown the ability to run between the tackles but is not a true power back."

The addition of the 5-9, 210-pound Weber, the nation's No. 69 player and No. 9 RB, gives Ohio State a perfect sweep of targets on National Signing Day as OSU also affirmed Torrance Gibson this morning and added K.J. Hill and Isaiah Prince. Weber, Prince and Gibson are all members of the Scout 100.

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