Ohio State having success 'Up North' 

February, 11, 2013
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Former Ohio State coach John Cooper was famous for saying, “Put a fence around your border and recruit nationally.”

If the early 2014 recruiting class is any indication, Urban Meyer has made sure to add the phrase “and invade the surrounding areas of that school up north as well.”

Lawrence Marshall
Chantel Jennings/ESPN.comLawrence Marshall is the second Michigander to commit to the Buckeyes in the Class of 2014.
So far, the Buckeyes have five junior commitments. Forty percent of those pledges come from just outside the shadows of Ann Arbor, Mich.

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