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Monday, March 18, 2013
More big names confirm Ohio State visits

By Brad Bournival

It’s going to be one heck of a busy month for Ohio State as unofficial visitors pour into Columbus, Ohio, for a look at the Buckeyes.

We’ve already talked about many of the big names set to visit the Horseshoe, but the visitors keep coming.

And the names are loaded with a who’s who on the ESPN Watch List as well as a big junior college offensive tackle who has already scheduled an official visit with Ohio State in November.

Sophomore offensive tackle George Brown Jr. will take in Saturday’s practice, and Watch List tight end Jeb Blazevich (Charlotte, N.C./Charlotte Christian) confirmed he will visit March 26. Wide receiver Derek Kief (Cincinnati/LaSalle) said he will be in Columbus on March 30.

April 4 will be a big day as Watch List wide receiver Demarre Kitt (Tyrone, Ga./Sandy Creek) will join quarterback Darius Wade (Middletown, Del./Middletown). Both confirmed their visits Monday morning.

Junior college offensive tackle Chad Mavety will take part in a big April 6 weekend full of visitors.

Watch List tight end Mark Andrews (Scottsdale, Ariz./Desert Mountain) rounds out the list with a visit April 18.

Of the 20 individuals that have confirmed visits to Ohio State, 11 are Watch List juniors. A look at who is planning trips to Columbus:

March 18

Watch List OG Braden Smith (Olathe, Kan./Olathe)

March 23

2015 OT George Brown Jr. (Cincinnati/Colerain)

March 22-23

DE Dylan Thompson (Lombard, Ill./Montini Catholic)

March 26

Watch List TE Jeb Blazevich (Charlotte, N.C./Charlotte Christian)

March 28-29

Watch List OT Quenton Nelson (Red Bank, N.J./Red Bank)

March 28-30

RB Jonathan Hilliman (Jersey City, N.J./St. Peter’s)

March 30

WR Derek Kief (Cincinnati/LaSalle)

April 1-3

Watch List ILB Raekwon McMillan (Hinesville, Ga./Liberty County)

April 4

Watch List WR Demarre Kitt (Tyrone, Ga./Sandy Creek)

QB Darius Wade (Middletown, Del./Middletown)

April 5

Watch List ATH Jabrill Peppers (Paramus, N.J./Paramus Catholic)

April 6

Watch List OG Sam Mustipher (Olney, Md./Good Counsel)

Watch List CB Damon Webb (Detroit/Cass Tech)

Watch List WR Dallis Todd (La Marida, Calif./La Marida)

OT Chad Mavety (Garden City, N.Y./Nassau Community College)

2015 QB Jayru Campbell (Detroit/Cass Tech)

2015 RB Michael Weber (Detroit/Cass Tech)

2015 DE Joshua Alabi (Detroit/Cass Tech)

April 18

Watch List WR Mark Andrews (Scottsdale, Ariz./Desert Mountain)

April 19-21

Watch List OG Demetrius Knox (Ft. Worth, Texas/All Saints Episcopal)