Talented Group Attends Senior Camp

The Ohio State football camp came to a close Saturday with the second and final day of the Senior Advanced Camp. Roughly 175 prospects were in attendance on a hot day at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center. Included in the group was Cleveland Glenville quarterback Arvell Nelson. Click here for more.

Ohio State wrapped up the second day of its Senior Advanced Camp with an estimated 175 players in attendance.

All four of OSU's verbal commitments were on hand, including new commitment Kurt Coleman, a cornerback from Clayton (Ohio) Northmont. The verbals participated in varying degrees on what can only be termed an extremely hot day both in and outside the Woody Hayes Athletic Center.

Running back Chris Wells, a verbal from Akron Garfield, did some of the testing, as did linebacker Ross Homan, a verbal from Coldwater, Ohio. Tight end Jake Ballard of Springboro, Ohio, did the testing and went through most of the drills.

A lot of eyes were on the quarterbacks at the camp. One of the most impressive was Fort Valley (Ga.) Peach County's Antonio Henton. The 6-2, 208-pound Henton, who has already been offered by OSU, did not go through testing. But he was impressive throwing in quarterback drills and also to receivers against defensive backs.

Other quarterbacks at the Saturday camp included Cleveland Glenville's Arvell Nelson, Canton GlenOak's Mike Hartline, Columbus Brookhaven's Mike McGee and Pickerington Central junior Chazz Anderson. Two other quarterbacks who may have been in attendance include Fremont Ross' Aaron Opelt and Mounds View, Minn., standout Adam Weber (6-2, 205). Minnesota and Miami (Ohio) have already offered Weber.

Cincinnati Princeton offensive lineman Aaron Brown was also in attendance, but did not participate. Brown, one of Ohio's top prospects, is expected to decide between OSU, Florida and Tennessee.

More prospects in attendance included:

* St. Augustine (Fla.) Nease fullback Hunter Haynes (6-2, 225), offered by UConn.

* Junior running back Donnie Evege, who is reportedly moving from Xenia to Huber Heights Wayne.

* Greenwood, Ind., linebacker A.J. Edds (6-4, 220), reportedly offered by Purdue.

* Crown Point (Ind.) Merrillville running back James Aldridge (6-1, 215), who has already verbaled to Notre Dame.

* Columbus Independence running back Jacob Ramsey.

* Hillard (Ohio) Darby wide receiver/defensive back Taylor Price, who ran the day's fastest 40-yard time at 4.29 seconds.

* West Chester (Ohio) Lakota West wide receiver Josh Chichester.

* Cleveland Glenville offensive lineman Bryant Browning.

* Lakewood St. Edward offensive lineman Joe Thomas.

* Berea, Ohio, OL Bob Gulley.

* Canton GlenOak OL Ryan Palmer.

* Crown Point (Ind.) Merrillville DL Dexter Larimore (6-3, 260), who has reportedly been offered by Indiana.

* Cleveland Villa Angela-St. Joseph DB Morris Williams.

* Cleveland Glenville WR-DB Ray Small and DE Robert Rose, who have each been offered by OSU.

* Cincinnati Shroder LB Obadiah Cheatham.

* Galloway (Ohio) Westland DB Caleb Bostic.

* Cleveland Benedictine RB Jahmal Brown.

* Shaker Heights, Ohio, OL Dominic Alford.

At the conclusion of the camp, the conditioning staff presented awards to the top testers.

Notables by event included (Note: Some athletes did not do some of the tests):

* 40-yard dash -- Taylor Price, 4.29 seconds; Mike McGee, 4.3; Ray Small, Rasheed Muhammad (Shaker Heights), Dart Mitchell (Shaker Heights), Craig Johnson (Shaker Heights), 4.4.

* Bench Press -- D.J. Burris (Kenton), 395 pounds; Chris Wells, 375; Don Mattheny (Lancaster), Joe Thomas, Dexter Latimore, 360; Ross Homan, 345.

* Vertical Jump -- Cameron Mobley (Trotwood-Madison), 38 inches; Donnie Evege, Morris Williams, 36.

* Pro Shuttle -- Kyle Endicott (Olentangy Liberty), 4.03 seconds; Gerald Leak, 4.05; Cameron Mobley, 4.06; Ray Small, 4.11; Terrence White (Pickerington Central), 4.2.

* Standing Broad Jump -- Rodney Holmes, 10-8; Chris Wells, 10-5; Calvin Powell (Lloyd Memorial, Ky.), 10-1; Terrence White, 9-11 1/2, Cameron Mobley, 9-11.



QB Mike Hartline of Canton GlenOak


QB Antonio Henton of Fort Valley HS in Peach County, Ga. works with QBs coach Joe Daniels. Ohio State has offered Henton, who recently listed the Buckeyes as his favorite.


Junior Chazz Anderson of Pickerington Central


Running back Jacob Ramsey of Columbus Independence


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