Extended Northern Stay For Green?

Ohio State's Columbus campus should be a hot spot for football talent this Friday. Among those expected to be in attendance for the next OSU camp is legacy recruit Justin Green, who won't have any worries about being late to camp, but should he be concerned about missing his chance to be a Buckeye?

Ohio State is expecting a number of big-name recruits Friday for a one-day camp in Columbus, and rumors persist that one or more of them will commit to wear scarlet and gray in his college years.

Justin Green of Louisville (Ky.) Male is among those planning to work out for the Ohio State coaching staff on Friday, and if all goes according to plan, he should already be plenty comfortable in Ohio's capital city.

The younger brother of former Buckeye defensive lineman Marcus Green, Justin has already seen the Ohio State campus but he told BuckeyeSports.com on Monday night he plans to make the trip north Tuesday.

His brother will accompany him.

Since he has already seen Columbus, what is Justin's goal for this weekend?

"I want to find out more about the coaches up there and how they will use me, basically," he said.

He reiterated a previously stated plan to take his recruitment at a slow pace. Having already visited Alabama, Tennessee and Miami (Fla.), Green plans to visit Illinois in the near future as well and still targets the end of the summer for the first time he might name some favorites.

Some observers of the rapid development of Ohio State's Class of 2009 believe that might not be soon enough to avoid being left out, but Green has not discussed such things with the Buckeye coaching staff.

"I haven't sat down and talked with the coaches yet, but when I go up to camp I plan to get all that figured out," he said.

Rated the nation's No. 20 cornerback prospect, Green could play on either side of the ball in college.

"Some like me as a scat-back or a receiver and some like me as a defensive back," he said. "I don't really have a preference. I like both sides of the ball."

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