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  1. FSU close calls have flare of 2002 Ohio State in them

    Jared Shanker

    Comparisons are the structural foundation of the College Football Playoff system. Is this undefeated better than the others? Which is the best one-loss team, and is it better than an undefeated? Few teams have been the subject of those comparisons...

    Blog | November 07, 2014
  2. Which top schools play freshmen most?

    Jared Shanker

    Boston College coach Steve Addazio remembers an era when players wanted to redshirt as true freshmen to better prepare them for the final four years of their college career. "Now it's 'I want to play,' " Addazio, 55, said. "If you're talking about...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  3. Signing day decision for ESPN 300 OT

    Jared Shanker

    Roderick Johnson (Florissant, Mo./Hazelwood Central) has finalized plans for his commitment announcement. Johnson, No. 158 in the ESPN 300, will commit at 10 a.m. ET on signing day at his high school, he told in a text message. A decision...

    Blog | January 20, 2014
  4. Buckeyes flip local three-star OT Taylor

    Jared Shanker

    Three-star offensive tackle Brady Taylor (Columbus, Ohio/Bishop Ready) said throughout his recruitment that an Ohio State offer would not immediately result in a commitment. That offer did not come until January -- six months after he committed to Vi...

    Blog | January 20, 2014
  5. FSU makes move for No. 5 DT McDowell

    Jared Shanker

    Malik McDowell's recruitment was stagnant for much of the fall as the ESPN 300 defensive tackle from Southfield (Mich.) High put his college decision on the backburner. But now with signing day less than three weeks away, McDowell's recruitment is be...

    Blog | January 19, 2014
  6. ESPN 300 OT has Florida State on top

    Jared Shanker

    Florida State fans were questioning the Noles' offensive line recruiting just a few months ago. Now they're rejoicing in the fruits of the staff's efforts as coach Jimbo Fisher could have his pick of the litter at the position these final few weeks b...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  7. No. 12 junior Tuttle taking things slow

    Jared Shanker

    As the No. 12 player in the 2015 ESPN Junior 300, Shy Tuttle (Lexington, N.C./North Davidson) has his choice of any college program. With double-digit offers, he is not ready to begin trimming his list. "Right now I'm high on a lot of schools,"...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  8. Wilkins hoped for different future

    Jared Shanker

    Football was a second option for Christian Wilkins. The ESPN Junior 300 defensive tackle out of Suffield (Conn.) Academy with offers from Florida State, Ohio State and Stanford would have preferred a nobler path protecting the streets. "It's kind ...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  9. No. 14-ranked junior to play internationally

    Jared Shanker

    Defensive tackle Hjalte Froholdt, No. 14 in the 2015 ESPN Junior 300, will not be a man amongst boys, as the saying goes, this upcoming season. His competition will be all men in 2013. Froholdt, a 6-foot-4, 285-pound lineman, spent his sophomore s...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  10. Top junior Cornell avoids the 'dark side'

    Jared Shanker

    The No. 1 junior nationally will not be going to the dark side. No, Big Ten fans, Jashon Cornell is not referring to Arkansas or Florida or Missouri or any SEC program recruiting the nation's top player in hopes of persuading him to leave the Big Ten...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  11. '15 Glover-Williams projects as playmaker

    Jared Shanker

    Most colleges are not completely sure which position Eric Glover-Williams will play at the next level, but they plan to use him the same way his Canton (Ohio) McKinley coaches will in 2013. Glover-Williams will have the ball in his hands early and of...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  12. One last visit for Taylor before decision

    Jared Shanker

    The final few days of July could shape the end of Brady Taylor's recruitment. The three-star offensive tackle from Columbus (Ohio) Bishop Ready hopes to make his decision the first few days of August, and he will camp at Ohio State for Friday Nigh...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  13. OSU recruiting: Positions of need

    Jared Shanker

    Ohio State had several areas of need in the 2014 class, chief among them being the offensive line and linebacker. Here's a look at their top five areas of need and what they've done to address them so far. 1. Offensive line. The Buckeyes have a ma...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  14. Top-10 OT Jones picks Buckeyes

    Jared Shanker

    There was not a bigger need than offensive line for Ohio State in 2014, and the Buckeyes landed one of the best in the country. Jamarco Jones, the No. 8 offensive tackle nationally and No. 66 in the ESPN 300, chose Ohio State at a news conference ...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  15. OSU gets more than talent with Jones

    Jared Shanker

    Ohio State could take as many as six offensive linemen in the 2014 class, and Jamarco Jones has been a top priority for the Buckeyes since they offered more than a year ago. A year of hard work by the staff recruiting Jones paid off Thursday when ...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  16. ESPN 150 OT Jones previews pledge

    Jared Shanker

    The Big Ten will get stronger on Thursday. It just remains to be seen which conference school will be the beneficiary of ESPN 150 offensive tackle Jamarco Jones' (Chicago/De La Salle) decision. The No. 66 player nationally and top-10 tackle will m...

    Blog | June 26, 2013