Ohio State picks up crystal ball predictions for two highly touted recruits

We’re midway through the 2022 college football season and Ohio State looks like a real national championship contender.

Even though the schedule has been lackluster thanks to opponents not living up to their hype, the Buckeyes have taken care of business in dominating fashion.

Because Ohio State is such a high-profile school, the Buckeyes have played some big games on the national stage.

And with those games come some high-profile recruits that are checking things out in Columbus.

There has been no shortage of four- and five-star prospects littering the sidelines of Ohio Stadium week to week.

As the early recruiting period draws closer, remaining uncommitted recruits are narrowing their choices and deciding on the best fit for their future.

Recently Ohio State picked up crystal ball predictions to land two highly coveted players, one in the 2023 class and one in the 2024 class.

Let’s take a look.

1) Damon Wilson - 2023 Edge Rusher Damon Wilson is the No. 3 edge rusher in the country according to 247Sports composite and the No. 19 player overall. Ohio State has been in a recruiting battle for Wilson, who is a Florida native. Most experts believe it has come down to a race between Georgia and OSU.

1) Damon Wilson - 2023 Edge Rusher Recruiting experts Steve Wiltfong and Bill Kurelic gave crystal ball predictions in favor of the Buckeyes in mid-October. Now Ohio State insider Matt Parker of Letterman Row has given his crystal ball prediction for Wilson to land with the scarlet and gray.

1) Damon Wilson - 2023 Edge Rusher With only two defensive linemen committed in the 2023 class, this would be a huge win for Ryan Day and the Buckeyes.

1) Damon Wilson - 2023 Edge Rusher And Ohio State is still hot on the trail for Keon Keely and Matayo Uiagalelia, with the latter being the more likely of the two. The Buckeyes need to land at least one of these three, but two would be twice as nice.

2) Jeremiah Smith - 2024 Wide Receiver Stop me if you’ve heard this before … Ohio State is in the running for a top-ranked wide receiver. Jeremiah Smith, 

the No. 1 receiver in the 2024 class and the No. 2 overall player behind Buckeye commit Dylan Raiola,

has been trending toward OSU for some time.

That trend doesn’t seem to be slowing.

Smith was scheduled to visit Michigan this weekend for the rivalry matchup with Michigan State but has canceled his trip.

Shortly thereafter, Ohio State was given a crystal ball prediction to land the coveted receiver by Michigan insider EJ Holland of On3.


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