Ohio State Football Recruiting Update: April 8, 2016

    Ohio State football recruiting update as of April 8, 2016. Urban Meyer's recruiting train keeps rolling.

    April 7, 2016


    An Ohio State football recruiting update for the week of April 8, 2016.


    Have no fear, Buckeye nation. Urban Meyer’s recruiting class is still pacing the field.

    Yes, Ohio State, with its 13 commits, is glowing with the No. 1 recruiting class in the 2017 cycle.

    Not only is Meyer stockpiling a banner class, he’s already instilling confidence in the next wave of stars.

    Shaun Wade, No. 4 cornerback, No. 43 overall recruit and second commit in the Buckeyes’ class, told Campus Insiders he likes what Ohio State has going.

    “I really like the class we have. We all gonna work hard for OSU,” Wade said.

    While he’s visiting UCLA and USC this weekend, Wade reaffirmed his commit to the Buckeyes is “100.”

    Then there is 4-star recruit Robert Hainsey, the No. 14 offensive tackle and No. 102 overall recruit. He made his way to Columbus, Ohio for a visit in late March and told Campus Insiders the trip went well.

    “I had a really good time, watched practice. I like the way they were running their practice,” Hainsey said.”

    He enjoyed seeing Meyer again and had a chance to meet new offensive line coach Greg Studrawa.

    While the Georgia Bulldogs are coming on strong for Hainsey and his teammates, it seems as though Ohio State is trending positively.

    Here’s a look at how Ohio State’s 2017 class currently sits.

    Note: Scout rankings and ratings used in this article.

    Ohio State Football Recruiting Update


    Complete Class

  1. No. 1 Overall Class
  2. Total Commits: 13
  3. 5-Star Commits: 1
  4. 4-Star Commits: 10
  5. 3-Star Commits: 2
  6. Josh Myers: 5-Star, No. 4 OT, No. 15 Overall
  7. Haskell Garrett: 4-Star, No. 2 DT, No. 22 Overall
  8. Shaun Wade: 4-Star, No. 5 CB, No. 33 Overall
  9. Jake Moretti: 4-Star, No. 8 OT, No. 64 Overall
  10. Isaiah Pryor: 4-Star, No. 8 S, No. 95 Overall
  11. J.K. Dobbins: 4-Star, No. 11 ATH, No. 111 Overall
  12. Brendon White: 4-Star, No. OLB, No. 131 Overall
  13. Marcus Williamson: 4-Star, No. 13 CB, No. 149 Overall
  14. Jerron Cage: 4-Star, No. 10 DT, No. 158 Overall
  15. Todd Sibley: 4-Star, No. 20 RB, No. 230 Overall
  16. Danny Clark: 4-Star, No. 28 QB, Unranked Overall
  17. Antjuan Simmons: 3-Star, Unranked RB
  18. Blake Haubeil: 3-Star, Unranked K

  19. Top Targets

  20. Jeffrey Okudah: 5-Star, No. 1 S, No. 18 Overall
  21. Darnay Holmes: 5-Star, No. 1 CB, No. 11 Overall
  22. Trevon Grimes: 5-Star, No. 1 WR, No. 7 Overall
  23. Donovan Peoples-Jones: 4-Star, No. 3 WR, No. 25 Overall
  24. Joshua Kaindoh: 4-Star, No. 6 DE, No. 76 Overall

  25. Buckeyes Buzz

  26. Ohio State AD Takes Shot At Jim Harbaugh
  27. 4-Star Ohio State Commit Shows Off Cannon With Deep Ball
  28. Buckeyes Hosting 5-Star 2017 Recruit

  29. Tweet Of The Week

    Could uncommitted 4-star cornerback Kary Vincent Jr. be hinting at something here? 

    Scouting The Enemy

  30. Unranked S Bryce Jackson committed to Northwestern (4/6/2016)
  31. 3-Star RB Ivory Kelly-Martin committed to Iowa (4/4/2016)
  32. 4-Star QB Tristan Gebbia committed to Nebraska (4/4/2016)
  33. 3-Star OT Tyler Beach committed to Wisconsin (4/3/2016)
  34. 3-Star QB Rocky Lombardi committed to Michigan State (4/3/2016)
  35. 2-Star CB Fofie Bazzie committed to Maryland (4/3/2016)
  36. 3-Star TE Trey Pugh committed to Northwestern (4/3/2016)

  37. Recent Ohio State Offers

  38. Lorenzo Lingard, 2018 4-Star RB, Orange City, Fla. 
  39. P.J. Mustipher, 2018 DT, Owings Mills, Md.
  40. A.J. Terrell, 2017 4-Star, No. 21 S, No. 272 Overall, Atlanta, Ga. 
  41. Brendan Radley-Hiles, 2018 CB, Calabasas, Calif. 
  42. Palaie Gaoteote, 2018 OLB, Las Vegas, Nev.
  43. L’Christian Smith, 2018 4-Star WR, Huber Heights, Ohio

  44. MORE: Ohio State Commit Visiting Pac-12 Schools

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