PA QB Likes Buckeyes

This is a year the Buckeyes will likely want to sign a QB, and one of PA's most talked-about QBs, Pittsburgh Seton-LaSalle's Bill Stull, is one that is also interested in Ohio State.

Bill Stull (6-4, 190) of Pittsburgh Seton-LaSalle is rated as one of the top QBs in Pennsylvania this year. We recently tried to catch up with Bill, but he was out of town. We did have a chance to chat with Bill's father, Bill Sr., and he says that Bill is high on OSU and that he has a history with the Buckeye state.

"If he was going to make an early verbal, it would be to Ohio State," Mr. Stull said.

"He played football in Youngstown until the sixth grade. Bill met Coach Tressel at a Fellowship of Christian Athletes gathering when he was about nine. He was so accessible."

Bill attended OSU camp last year, where he won the outstanding QB award. Coach Tressel made an impression on them there as well.

"He went to every kid at camp last year and shook their hands," Mr. Stull said.

Bill's father says that the SEC schools are starting to pay attention.

"Kentucky offered," he said. "Ole Miss is calling now."

Bill plans on camping at OSU again, both for the summer session and for Nike.

"He will be at Ohio State for the Nike Camp," Mr. Stull said. "We were thinking about going to the Purdue passing camp. He will be at Ohio State for April 17th and then he will be there for camp again."

Bill's 40 time is listed at 4.68, which is pretty solid as it is, but that time should improve.

"He ran that last year, so I expect him to be faster this year," Mr. Stull said.

Bill did not play basketball and will not play baseball so he can get in the weight room this year. He had a solid season last year despite being on a team that was decimated due to graduation.

"We lost 22 seniors off a state finalist team, so we only had six seniors on last year's team," Mr. Stull said. "We have a huge line coming back, and we are Division AA. That would be like Division IV in Ohio.

"He averaged 251 yards a game for nine games. That was the best in the state average per game. Of those nine games, he only played in one series in the third quarter in four of the games."

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