ESPN released a very cool article talking about a new trend in the recruiting process. The Buckeyes are using their newly committed recruits in an attempt to sway more undecided recruits to join Buckeye Nation with them. Here is an excerpt from the well-done piece:
As nine Ohio State pledges made the trip to Oregon this summer for The Opening, a showcase of the nation’s top high school football recruits, each had in his possession a list of top targets given to him by Buckeyes coaches. Some of the OSU recruits said they wrote “The List,” as they called it, on paper and did research into what other schools were after the names on it. Others went the extra mile and added each target’s name, cell phone number and Twitter handle to their contacts.
Read the rest of the article, by Jeremy Crabtree, here: http://espn.go.com/college-sports/recruiting/football/story/_/id/9664846/committed-players-turned-football-recruiters