ESPN 300 duo finds balance in recruiting 

September, 18, 2013
9/18/13
10:15
AM ET
Marshon Lattimore (Cleveland/Glenville) and his teammate Erick Smith can relate to what many top-ranked prospects are going through this fall.

While the two ESPN 300 seniors might not have the circus surrounding them like Da’Shawn Hand (Woodridge, Va./Woodbridge) and Raekwon McMillan (Hinesville, Ga./Liberty County), their days aren't much different.

Being a top recruit -- Lattimore is ranked 51st and Smith 231st in the ESPN 300 -- their cell phones run out of battery almost as soon as they turn their phones on.
Did Ohio State Cheap Out On Championship Rings?
ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell discusses Ohio State's decision to spend less than the maximum allowed on rings for its players.
VIDEO PLAYLIST video