By Jim Baird | AM Football Briefing | Friday, November 4
SLEW OF BLUE CHIP RECRUITS VISITING SATURDAY: The Buckeyes are building a monster recruiting class in 2017 and Saturday is a very big recruiting weekend. Who is visiting? Per Ari Wasserman: “five-star cornerback Shaun Wade of Jacksonville (Fla.) Trinity; five-star cornerback Darnay Holmes of Calabasas, Calif.; four-star linebacker Anthony Hines of Plano (Texas) East; and four-star safety Bubba Bolden of Bishop Gorman” will be among them. Read more from Ari on the big weekend. With 17 total commitments, the Buckeyes sit with the No. 1 ranked recruiting class in the country for 2017. Ohio State has a nation’s best five five-star pledges.
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