Outlook: The Buckeyes bat clean up this weekend for the 6-foot-5, 285-pound Jones as he’s visiting Michigan on Saturday, Michigan State on Sunday and Ohio State on Monday. That’s one big chance to impress the ESPN 150 standout before his decision on June 27.
Outlook: The 6-4, 296-pound Knox has an official visit lined up and is considered by many to be a lock for Ohio State. While BuckeyeNation will never go that far regarding a senior in high school, Ohio State is in good shape with the Texas standout.
Offer: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Auburn, Boston College, Buffalo, Clemson, East Carolina, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Houston, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, North Carolina State, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Rutgers, South Carolina, Syracuse, Tennessee, Texas Tech, USC, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest, Washington, West Virginia
Outlook: The 6-5, 285-pound ESPN 150, Prince broke down a top-10 Tuesday that consisted of Alabama, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, Maryland, Ohio State, Rutgers, South Carolina, Tennessee and Vanderbilt. Prince was sporting Ohio State gear last weekend at a camp in Chicago. There is a good chance the Buckeyes could get him.
4. OT Chad Mavety (Garden City, N.Y./Nassau Community College)
Offers: Alabama, Arizona State, Connecticut, Florida State, Kansas, Kansas, State, Miami (Fla.), Nebraska, North Carolina State, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, Rutgers, South Florida, Syracuse, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, USC, Virginia Tech
Outlook: The Buckeyes will get their shot with the 6-6, 320-pound Mavety when he visits Ohio State on Saturday. Many believe the junior college standout is the Buckeyes' to lose. The thin depth chart should certainly help Ohio State’s cause.
Offers: Alabama, Boston College, Duke, Florida State, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan State, Missouri, Nebraska, Northwestern, Ohio State, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Tennessee, Toledo, USC, Virginia, West Virginia
Outlook: The 6-6, 295-pound Bookser will likely have a top eight that consists of Alabama, Michigan State, Northwestern, Ohio State, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Tennessee and Virginia. He is hoping to visit the Tide, Wildcats and Volunteers this summer. As is usually the case with Western Pennsylvania athletes, the fight will likely be with Pittsburgh for Bookser.