Top Ohio State recruit misses 

January, 22, 2013
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Recruiting rankings don't always correlate to production at the college level. BuckeyeNation went back to 2006 and scanned the recruiting classes for players that never made the impact that was expected. Here are five from the last seven years, in alphabetical order:

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Tom Hauck for ESPN.comWide receiver James Louis was the No. 80 player in the 2010 ESPN 150, but never played in a game at Ohio State.
Darryl Baldwin (2010): He was ranked the No. 13 defensive end in the nation and was 131st overall. The Buckeyes have moved him over to the offensive line. He made three tackles and registered one sack on defense in three seasons.

Duron Carter (2009): Carter was the No. 18 wide receiver in the nation and was ranked No. 131 overall. He played in 12 games as a freshman, recording 13 receptions for 176 yards and a touchdown, but grades forced him to withdraw from Ohio State. Carter had stints with the Buckeyes, Alabama and Florida Atlantic. He has declared for this year's NFL draft.
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