By Jim Baird | AM Football Briefing | Friday, December 2 – 6:00 AM
OSU Lands Top-Rated Linebacker: Ohio State added to it’s second-ranked recruiting class with a big commitment yesterday from five-star outside linebacker Baron Browning. A native of Kennedale, Texas, Browning is rated the No. 9 prospect in the country. He is the No. 16 commitment overall for an OSU class that now has a whopping six five-star commitments, the most in the nation. Mirroring the polls, the Buckeyes trail only Alabama, which holds seven more commitments — 23 total, in the 247 recruiting rankings. Tim May with more on the commitment and the Buckeye’s stellar recruiting class.
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1) Baron Browning to Ohio State: Is this the beginning of a historic recruiting finish?, Ari Wasserman, Plain Dealer – December 1
2) Ohio State center Pat Elflein’s decision to return for senior season pays off, Brett Ludwiczak, Land-Grant Holy Land – December 1
3) Is an OSU-Michigan Rematch Really a Possibility?, Tim Shoemaker, Eleven Warriors – December 1