Buckeyes Welcome Prospects For UM Game

Ohio State welcomed in a talented group of more than 40 recruits for the showdown with No. 2 Michigan. That group included at least seven players on official visits, including Florida DB Major Wright.

Ohio State had a who's who of prospects in attendance at Saturday's one versus two game against Michigan.

OSU had at least seven players making official visits, including Florida LB Brian Rolle, Florida DB Major Wright, Michigan DL Joseph Barksdale, Florida WR Deonte Thompson, Florida OL James Wilson, Florida OL Clyde Yandell and New Jersey OL Anthony Davis.

Wright was joined by teammate Duron Carter from Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas. It was unclear if Carter was on an official visit.

All nine of OSU's verbal commitments at the game including Evan Blankenship, Devon Torrence,Taurian Washington, Dane Sanzenbacher, Eugene Clifford, Boom Herron, Nate Oliver, Brandon Saine and Donnie Evege.

Others at the game included:

Cleveland Glenville junior DT Shawntel Rowell and seniors WR Kyle Jefferson and QB-LB Jermale Hines.

Washington C.H. Miami Trace junior LB Nathan Williams.

Dublin Coffman juniors OL Mike Adams and WR Jake Stoneburner.

Cincinnati Harvest Prep OL Mark Johnson, a 2006 graduate of Columbus Brookhaven.

Cincinnati Elder junior TE Kyle Rudolph.

Lakewood St. Edward junior Justin Staples.

Piqua DL Jafe Pitcock

Hilliard Darby DL Antonio Jeremiah.

Newark Licking Valley sophomore RB-LB Storm Klein.

Twinsburg's Ron Haver.

Madison's Nic DiLillo.

Pittsburgh Thomas Jefferson DL Lucas Nix.

Cincinnati LaSalle DE Ben Martin.

Illinois DL Josh Brent.

Michigan DB Dionte Allen.

Pennsylvania TE Rob Gronkowski.

Lakota West DL Solomon Thomas.

More juniors at the game included Florida OL Michael Brewster, Canton South LB DeVoe Torrence, Youngstown Mooney's Brandon Beachum, Kyle McCarthy and Michael Zordich and Trotwood-Madison TE Brandon Moore and Colorado LB Jon Major.

Basketball recruits in attendance included verbals B.J. Mullens and William Buford and Michigan junior guard Noopy Crater.

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