Elite WR Garrett Wilson down to Ohio State, Texas; Jae’Sean Tate part of winning 3x3U team
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2019 WR Garrett Wilson down to Buckeyes, Longhorns
Ohio State is battling Tom Herman and Texas for one of the top wide receivers in the 2019 recruiting class. Garrett Wilson, a 4-star recruit from Austin, Texas, announced he is down to the Buckeyes and Longhorns for his commitment. He is set to visit both schools this month and is planning on making a decision shortly after that.
I will be taking my official visits to;
Ohio State University April 13-15
University of Texas April 20-22
I’ll announce my commitment shortly after.
— Garrett Wilson (@GarrettWilson_V) April 1, 2018
Wilson is considered the No. 6 wide receiver in the class, according to the 247Sports composite system. Land of 10’s Ryan Donnelly broke down the recruiting battle for Wilson between Urban Meyer and Herman, Meyer’s former offensive coordinator.
Kamryn Babb’s high school coach says WR ‘has that special quality’
While we’re on the topic of talented wide receivers, Kamryn Babb is a 2018 Ohio State signee who has serious potential. Babb, a 4-star wide receiver in the Buckeyes’ 2018 class, will be joining the program later this year. He could quickly make a name for himself in Columbus, according to his high school coach, Scott Pingel. Land of 10’s Ryan Ginn caught up with Pingel, the head coach at Christian Brothers in St. Louis, to talk about Babb.
“He has that special quality where he knows how to be in the right place at the right time, and he’s a freakish athlete when the ball’s in the air,” Pingel said.
Jae’Sean Tate part of Big Ten’s winning 3-on-3 team
Jae’Sean Tate earned himself some money this weekend in San Antonio. Tate, who wrapped up his Ohio State career last month, was part of the Big Ten team that won the 3x3U National Championship — a 3-on-3 tournament featuring former college players who exhausted their eligibility. Tate, Purdue’s Vince Edwards, Minnesota’s Nate Mason and Indiana’s Robert Johnson were on a team that won a $50,000 grand prize.
— Land Of 10 (@landof10) April 1, 2018
Pair of Buckeyes lose black stripes at spring practice
Ohio State removed its first black stripes of 2018 at a spring practice Friday. Walk-ons Aaron Cox and De’Shawn White went through the Buckeyes rite of passage. They’ll both get a chance to show what they can do during the Buckeyes’ spring game April 14.
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Ohio State has some fun with Happy Easter message
Ohio State, like a lot of teams on social media, tweeted out a Happy Easter message on Sunday. The Buckeyes also reminded everyone about their comeback win against Penn State last fall in the process.
— Ohio State Football (@OhioStateFB) April 1, 2018
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