Freshman, sophomore getting OSU looks 

October, 24, 2012
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Freshmen don’t usually catch the eye of Ohio State scouts before ever running a play in high school football. Then again, most ninth graders aren’t 6-foot-3 and 220 pounds like defensive end Rahshaun Smith (Townson, Md./Calvert Hall College).

The standup defensive end had offers from Boston College, Maryland and Youngstown State before he came to Calvert Hall. Now, he’s got schools like Alabama, Ohio State, Penn State, UCLA and Wisconsin already turning their head as Smith watches his legend grow.

“I’m a young boy,” the 15-year-old said. “I’m just getting to high school. But to have Ohio State looking at me as a freshman feels really good.

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