Heralded 2024 Receiver Brauntae Johnson Could See Himself In Environment At Ohio State

COLUMBUS –  Ohio State recruits the best players in the country every year and in 2024 wide receiver Brauntae Johnson out of North Side (IN) is one of the best.  Five games into his sophomore football season, Johnson (6-3 170) only has two offers from Central Michigan and Purdue, but many more are watching him …

Bank Blog: Yes/No/Maybe/Probably/Possibly

Bill Greene checks in with one of his most popular features, which is essentially a temperature check on where the Buckeyes stand with all of their 2022 recruiting targets. How are things looking for defensive tackle Hero Kanu, offensive lineman Earnest Greene, quarterback Drew Allar, defensive end Omari Abor, and dozens more? Bill breaks it …

Ohio Offensive Lineman Mason Ludwig Enjoys Gameday Experience at Ohio State

COLUMBUS – Ohio State is keeping a close eye on plenty of in-state 2023 prospects and East Liverpool’s Mason Ludwig is one of them. The 6-foot-5 and 280-pound offensive lineman has eight total offers, headlined by Iowa State and Kentucky. He is also hearing from a handful of other schools such as Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Purdue, …

Ohio State Recruiting Updates From Tulsa Game Visitors

Ohio State hosted a number of visitors for their second home game of the season against Tulsa on Saturday. The visitor’s list included some current commitments, as well as a few players that the Buckeyes have their eye on. The Buckeye Scoop staff has already spoken to many of the key prospects who were in …

A-Deck: Oregon Game Visitor Reactions And Notes

Welcome to “A-Deck” at Buckeye Scoop, where I’ll bring you inside scoop, what I’m hearing, tidbits, thoughts, and more on Ohio State recruiting and team coverage every Tuesday. Last week’s A-Deck broke down the list of visitors for the Oregon game and where the Buckeyes stood with each prospect. This week, I share some reactions from …

Josh Padilla Uses Ohio State Visit to Build Relationships with Other Recruits

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State did not get the result they wanted Saturday afternoon against Oregon but it was still a productive day on the recruiting trail. Four-star Ohio offensive lineman Josh Padilla contributed to that productivity. Padilla didn’t get much of a chance to talk to the coaches aside from a few fist bumps …

Branch Brothers Navigate Recruiting, Set Sights On Playing Together In College

About 11 miles west of the world-famous Las Vegas Strip stands 3-time national champion and Nevada high school football powerhouse Bishop Gorman, which currently boasts dozens of Division 1 prospects as well as seven 4-stars. Walking into the Fertitta Athletic Training Center, the multi-million dollar home of Gorman Gael football, most visitors would mistake it …

Carnell Tate Proving Himself On Field While College Coaches Watch

CINCINNATI, Ohio – Not often does the top high school program in the country come to Ohio, but IMG Academy (FL) did just that last Friday. The Ascenders brought an all-star squad of future-FBS football players to town, including top Ohio State wide receiver target Carnell Tate. With IMG in town, it also meant a …

A-Deck: Breaking Down The Oregon Visitor List

Welcome to “A-Deck” at Buckeye Scoop, where I’ll bring you inside scoop, what I’m hearing, tidbits, thoughts, and more on Ohio State recruiting and team coverage every Tuesday. Last week’s A-Deck shared scoop on where Ohio State stands with a number of 2022 defensive line prospects. This week, I share the latest on what I am …

The Game Before The Game: Buckeyes Golden Against the Gophers

Recruiting is key. It is the lifeblood of college football, after all. If programs don’t recruit, then they obviously don’t have a roster, and if they do not recruit well then they won’t have any talent on the roster. And under the leadership of head coach Ryan Day, the Buckeyes have recruited very well thus …

Givs and The Bank: A firsthand account of Bishop Sycamore’s bizarre weekend

The Givs and The Bank recruiting podcast is back with a new episode and this one should not be missed. There is a high school football story getting national media attention right now as Bishop Sycamore, a school that may not actually be a real school, found its way onto ESPN on Sunday afternoon to …

A-Deck: Scoop On Ohio State 2022 Defensive Line Recruiting

Welcome to “A-Deck” at Buckeye Scoop, where I’ll bring you inside scoop, what I’m hearing, tidbits, thoughts, and more on Ohio State recruiting and team coverage every Tuesday. Last week’s A-Deck was a rundown of a number of Ohio State 2023 targets and where the Buckeyes stood in regards to their recruitment. This week, I share …

Sonny Styles Enjoying High School And Giving Back Before Making College Decision

PICKERINGTON, Ohio – Pickerington Central safety Sonny Styles is one of Ohio State’s top targets in the 2023 class. If you follow Ohio State recruiting you have likely heard or read his name many times at this point and for good reason. Styles is one of the very best players in the nation and he …

Bank Blog: Thoughts on IMG in Ohio

Bill Greene was on hand to see IMG take on Bishop Sycamore this afternoon and he checks in with a breakdown on a number of top IMG targets. Among the names are receiver Carnell Tate, offensive tackle Tyler Booker, running back Kaytron Allen, 2023 offensive tackle Francis Mauigoa, 2024 running back Stacy Gage, 2024 cornerback …

Buckeyes taking ‘very different’ approach with five-star pass rusher Enai White

PITTSBURGH — Ohio State is in the mix for several of the nation’s top uncommitted pass rushers and the Buckeyes have been recruiting Philadelphia (Pa.) Imhotep Charter star Enai White for as long as any of them. The 6-foot-5, 230-pound prospect opened his season with a huge win over Pittsburgh Central Catholic, a 12-6 defensive …

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