NCF On The Trail: Omar Truitt

B1G high school performers 

October, 14, 2013
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Here are this week's top performances from Big Ten commits and targets:

Illinois

Mike Dudek: Seven receptions, 97 yards, one touchdown, 103 kick return yards and a touchdown in a 40-25 win over Waubonise Valley.

From Iowa, Michigan State and Wisconsin grabbing a commit, to Penn State receiving great news on the recruiting front, to Ohio State playing host to some big-time official visitors this weekend, Big Ten storylines were everywhere this week.

Here’s a look at a busy time in this week’s Big Ten storylines:


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B1G high school performers 

September, 2, 2013
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With the start of high school football this past weekend, there were plenty of big performances on the field. Big Ten recruiting writers Tom VanHaaren and Brad Bournival outline a few top performers from Big Ten commitments over the weekend.

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Iowa gets back in the game with Truitt

June, 4, 2013
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Cornerback Omar Truitt (Washington/St. John's College) committed Monday to sign with Iowa, according to multiple sources, becoming the Hawkeyes' first commitment in two months.

Maryland, Richmond and Syracuse also extended scholarship offers to the 5-foot-10, 180-pound prospect. Boston College, Miami (Fla.), Penn State, Rutgers, Stanford, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, Virginia and West Virginia showed interest.

The Hawkeyes have four players on board for 2014. Their class is highlighted by the nation's No. 1-rated offensive guard, Ross Pierschbacher (Cedar Falls, Iowa/Cedar Falls), an Under Armour All-American and top-50 player in the ESPN 150.

Interest picking up in 2014 ATH Truitt 

January, 10, 2013
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Omar Truitt (Washington D.C./ St. John's) is beginning to see a lot of major programs drop by his school -- such as Oregon, Boston College and Stanford -- but interest from his top choice seems to have dropped off a bit.


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PSU remains Truitt's top school for now 

December, 4, 2012
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Omar Truitt (Washington D.C./St. John's College) still considers Penn State his top school, but the junior said he might have to open his recruitment a little more.

In the last two weeks, coaches from Syracuse, Miami (Fla.), Oregon and Vanderbilt have stopped by his picturesque brick high school. Vanderbilt has already sent him seven handwritten letters, and coaches have filled his Facebook inbox with messages.

But in that same two-week span, he hasn't once heard from Penn State nor has he received a visit.

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