Ohio State Adds Second Commitment

OSU's recruiting momentum for 2006 continued to gain today as Coldwater linebacker Ross Homan became the second player to commit to the Buckeyes. Homan is one of the state's top ten prospects. Duane Long has more.

A second player in the Class of 2006 bas decided he would like to be a Buckeye. Linebacker Ross Homan of Coldwater, Ohio said he committed to the Buckeyes today. He did not talk to Jim Tressel but did commit to linebackers coach Luke Fickell.

"I spoke to my coach in his office and we called Coach Fickell," Homan said. "I committed to him."

What prompted Homan to make the decision?

"We sat down and looked over the situation," Homan said. "It's where I want to be and the situation is right for me. I will be coming in as a Will linebacker."

Homan also plans on heading to OSU for camp this summer.

"I will be going to Ohio State camp though," he said. "It's an opportunity to get better."

Homan stands at 6-1, has been clocked at 4.57 in the 40 and currently lists his weight at 233. He is one of two linebackers in Ohio OSU has extended an offer to, the other being Euclid's Thaddeus Gibson, who is being recruited as a Sam linebacker.

Homan, an All-Ohio performer, has had over 500 tackles in his first three seasons in high school. He also is a standout at running back and returned two kicks for touchdowns last year. 

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