Glenville's Browning Has Several Offers

Cleveland Glenville's Bryant Browning is one of the state's top offensive linemen and is ranked as the No. 30 player overall by Ohio High. He has a solid list of scholarship offers, but is still waiting on the one offer he really wants. We caught up with Browning to get his thoughts on the recruiting process, Ted Ginn Sr.'s bus tour, and more.

Cleveland Glenville offensive lineman Bryant Browning is still waiting on a scholarship offer from Ohio State.

The 6-4, 325-pound Browning is ranked as the No. 30 overall prospect in the state by Ohio High magazine.

He already has an impressive list of scholarship offers, including: Wisconsin, Iowa, Michigan State, Northwestern, Boston College, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Cincinnati, Miami University, Ball State and Eastern Michigan.

But he is hoping an offer will be forthcoming from OSU.

"Yeah, I would like them to offer," Browning said. "I'm definitely interested."

Browning attended Ohio State's senior advanced camp on June 25 and said he received some words of encouragement from OSU's coaching staff.

"They said they are still recruiting me, they're still looking at me hard," Browning said. "They told me to keep working hard because they're still looking at me."

Browning enjoyed learning O-line skills from Ohio State's Jim Bollman at the camp.

"The camp went great," Browning said. "I talked a lot with Coach Bolls. He's good at showing techniques. The do's and don'ts. He's the type of coach that can make you better as a blocker. He really breaks it down."

Browning was a part of Ted Ginn Sr.'s bus tour this summer which traveled to various college football camps.

"It was good, great," Browning said. "I got to see a lot of schools and facilities. And coaches got a chance to see me that might not otherwise have seen me.

"The bus broke down a couple times and we had to wait for almost two hours one time for them to bring another bus to us. That wasn't fun, but it was a great trip for the most part."

Browning can't say enough good things about Ginn and what he means to the community in inner-city Cleveland.

"He's a great coach, but with him, it's not about wins and losses," Browning said. "He never talks about winning on the football field; he talks about becoming successful in life. Everything he does is for the children in the neighborhoods. Without him, man, I don't know what we would do."

Like many of Glenville's star players, Browning will wait until after the season to make a decision.

"I want to take my visits after the season and find the best school and the best fit for me," he said.

Of the schools that have already offered him a scholarship, Browning likes the Big Ten schools the most.

"Right now, I guess my favorites would be Wisconsin, Iowa, Michigan State, Illinois and Indiana," he said.

Browning has been strictly an offensive lineman at Glenville, but could see some time as a short-yardage defensive tackle this season.

"I think I'm going to play a little defense – that should be fun," he said.


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