LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Michael O'Connor will never forget New Year's Eve 2013. It was the day his life was turned upside down. Just 10 days before he was scheduled to arrive as a midterm enrollee at Penn State, the four-star quarterback from Bradenton (Fla.
about 71 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail
Some coaches come out in flurry. Some like to wait and close the door behind everyone else. While Michigan and Ohio State go at the recruiting process differently -- or more to the point, Brady Hoke and Urban Meyer -- both strategies work.
about 275 days ago | Brad Bournival | Ohio State Buckeyes
Ohio State's quest for an offensive lineman just might net them two. Both players are committed elsewhere, but both have been active looking around in the past few weeks. ESPN 300 guard Cameron Hunt (Corona, Calif.
about 413 days ago | Brad Bournival | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- An injury that just couldn't be shaken off effectively ended one career at Ohio State. Another kept a coveted recruit from seeing the field with the Buckeyes last season, and his playing career won't continue at Ohio State, either.
about 414 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- One of Urban Meyer's keys to victory isn't that difficult to figure out. While he is having almost unprecedented success as a first-year coach at Ohio State -- there have only been two other coaches to start with 11 consecutive wins at the school -- it all begins in the recruiting world.
about 477 days ago | Brad Bournival | On The Trail: Midwest Region
In the recruiting world, they call it flipping when one school has a recruit under its wing but by signing day that athlete commits to a different university. As the days dwindle until national signing day, attention has turned to which players Urban Meyer and Co.
about 483 days ago | Brad Bournival | NCF On The Trail
There isn't a lot of room left in Ohio State's recruiting class. That is already known. But with the NCAA administering penalties Monday against Penn State that include reductions in scholarships and a four-year postseason ban, the Nittany Lions' 2013 class is in a state of flux.
about 598 days ago | Brad Bournival | NCF On The Trail