PA Tight End Plans To Camp At OSU

Pittsburgh area TE/DL Chris Drager is planning to make a camp stop at Ohio State this coming season. Drager is one of the top prospects in the Pittsburgh area to keep an eye on this coming season.

Chris Drager of Clariton (Pa.) Thomas Jefferson had a fine junior season on both sides of the ball, catching 17 passes for 265 yards and one touchdown at tight end and racking up 9 sacks and 53 tackles on defense.

"We are are triple A school; 4A is the largest," Drager said. "We won the state my sophomore year."

Drager is a prospect who is expected to get some Division I attention. He could play on either side of the ball but prefers offense.

I think I have better tools as a offensive player.

Last season he camped at West Virginia and plans to camp at Ohio State, Penn State and Nike this year. 

"I went to West Virginia's camp and Joe Butler's camp," he said. "I was invited to Penn State-Nike but I found out too late."

So far, Drager has only been to one college football game.

"I watched my brother (Jon) play vs. Michigan State," he said. "That is the only college game I have been to. He is a running back at Kent."

With Pitt just 30 minutes away and Penn State around a four-hour drive, Drager is interested in both home-state colleges but doesn't seem to be in a rush to decide. 

"I am not really in a hurry," he said. "I will likely wait and see what is out there. How I fit in and a successful program is important.

"I always followed the home state schools, Penn State and Pitt."

Drager plans to come to Ohio State for camp with a teammate.

"Me and John DeCicco, he is wide receiver," he said. "We are good friends. We are looking at coming down... I have never been to Ohio State"

Drager is also a three-sport performer for his high school.

"I play basketball and throw shot and discuss," he said. "I am best with the discuss."

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