The Buckeyes inked a boffo class on the heels of last year’s impressive haul, with defense being an emphasis. In fact, no Big Ten school signed more defensive players than the Buckeyes’ 15. And OSU inked the top collection of defensive backs in the nation, according to Scout.com. Ohio State’s collection of talent is headlined by LB Mike Mitchell, who joins RB Dontre Wilson as top talents from Texas.
Wilson was a last-minute get who was headed to Oregon. WR Jalin Marshall and DE Joey Bosa also are highly regarded. Urban Meyer has pushed the Buckeyes deep into Florida, and offensive coordinator Tom Herman is opening doors in Texas.