"I just got off the phone and I have committed to Jim Tressel and the Ohio State Buckeyes," Goebel exclaimed!
The Scout.com four-star prospect had recently narrowed his list to Ohio State and Michigan. A recent trip to Ann Arbor had many Buckeye fans questioning whether or not Goebel would indeed become a member of the 2008 class.
"It was everything really," Goebel said of the ultimate reasoning behind his final decision. "It was the coaches, the players, and the facilities.
As a junior, Goebel racked up 16 tackles for loss and nine sacks on his way to All-Area and All-Conference honors for his play along the defensive line. He bench presses 345 pounds.
Goebel reports a 2.7 core GPA and a 22 ACT. He's fully qualified and does not plan on taking the SAT or retaking the ACT.
Goebel was also a Scout.com All-Combine selection after impressing the scouts at the Scout.com Combine in Chicago.