OSU's recruiting strategy garners results 

July, 12, 2013
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Kerry Coombs coached Cincinnati Colerain to a state championship in 2004 and sent the Cardinals to four other state semifinal appearances during a 16-year career in which he compiled a 161-34 record. Coombs also coached under Brian Kelly and was part of three Cincinnati Bearcats teams that went 33-7 overall and played in two BCS bowl games.

Before starring at Ohio State and becoming a three-time Super Bowl champion, Mike Vrabel was a standout at Cuyahoga Falls (Ohio) Walsh Jesuit High School, which is just minutes from Akron.

Luke Fickell was a three-time state wrestling champion for Columbus DeSales, while Stan Drayton starred at Cleveland John Marshall in his playing days.

What does it all mean?

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