How graphics give Ohio State stronger recruiting pitch; Buckeyes drop to No. 16 in AP poll
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How graphics play a role in Buckeyes’ recruiting
If you pay much attention to Ohio State’s recruiting efforts, you’ve seen the work of the Buckeyes’ graphic design department. Ohio State has a team that makes recruiting graphics and strengthens the program’s pitch to high school prospects. Land of 10’s Austin Ward broke down some of the ways graphics make Ohio State stand out just a little more to recruits.
Here’s an example of a graphic Ohio State used with defensive line recruit Tyler Friday:
Ohio State falls to No. 16 in AP poll
Ohio State’s tough week led to the Buckeyes falling from No. 8 to out of the top 15. Ohio State was ranked 16th in the latest Associated Press Top 25, which was released Monday afternoon. The fall comes after Ohio State lost two games in four days. Chris Holtmann’s squad fell at Penn State on Thursday night and then came up short against Michigan on Sunday.
Tied with Purdue for second place in the Big Ten, Ohio State hosts Rutgers Tuesday at 7 p.m. ET on the Big Ten Network. It will be senior night at the Schottenstein Center and Keita Bates-Diop ― a fourth-year junior with another season of eligibility ― will be one of four players honored.
While the Buckeyes dropped in the AP poll, they held steady as a No. 4 seed in Joe Lunardi’s updated NCAA Tournament projection.
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Top-rated 2019 T praises Ohio State
Ohio State is in a good position with the top-ranked tackle in the 2019 class. Devontae Dobbs praised the Buckeyes in an interview with Land of 10’s Ryan Donnelly.
“I feel like [Ohio State] just separates themselves in every category — academics, football team, training staff, facilities, just everything, really,” Dobbs said.
Michigan State and a handful of other programs are in hot pursuit of Dobbs, from Belleville, Mich. Dobbs is the No. 9 overall prospect in 247Sports’ composite rankings.
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