Kareem Walker (Wayne N.J. DePaul Catholic), the No. 1 ranked running back in the 2016 recruiting class, de-committed from Ohio State on Tuesday. He had verbally commited to the Buckeyes in January.
Keyshawn Johnson Jr. (Mission Viejo, Calif.), a 4-star junior wide receiver, listed Ohio State among his top five schools on Twitter. USC, Alabama, Nebraska and Clemson are his other leaders.
Richard LeCounte (Riceboro, Ga.), a 4-star junior athlete, also used Twitter to say OSU is among his top seven schools. Other leaders on his list include Georgia, Auburn, Clemson and Florida.
Fairfield sophomore offensive lineman Jack Carman has recent offers from Michigan and Michigan State, according to a tweet from his coach, Jason Krause. Ohio State reportedly is interested but has not made an offer yet.
Tristen Wallace (Desoto, Texas), a 2016 Ohio State verbal commitment as a quarterback, has thrown for 1,849 yards and rushed for 1,000 yards.
Antonio Williams (New London, N.C.), a 2016 Ohio State verbal commitment as a running back, has rushed for 1,954 yards.
“It’s not really something I pay attention to.”
— OSU running back Ezekiel Elliott about his streak of 13 straight 100-yard rushing games.
BUCKEYE BRAIN BUSTERS
1. When was the first night game at Ohio Stadium?
2. Who was the only team to hold Eddie George below 100 yards rushing in 1995?
3. What was John Cooper’s complaint after a loss to Tennessee in the Citrus Bowl?
4. How tall is the Woody Hayes statue outside the Woody Hayes Facility at Ohio State?
5. How tall is the Bo Schembechler statue outside Schembechler Hall in Ann Arbor?
Answers: 1. Sept. 14, 1985 against Pittsburgh; 2. Boston College; 3. Tennessee’s cleats were too long; 4. 8 feet tall; 5. 7 1/2 feet tall.