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Meyer lands top defensive end Noah Spence

Posted on: December 18, 2011 7:38 pm
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Posted by Bryan Fischer

Urban Meyer has taken over Ohio State and quickly brought in a defensive line class that rivals any in the country. The latest addition came Sunday with Harrisburg (Pa.) five-star Noah Spence, who committed on his official visit to Columbus on Sunday.

"I am committed to Ohio State and I just decided to do it before the Under-Armour game," Spence told Scout. "I We went into Urban Meyer's office and I said Coach I am done and I want to be a part of the Buckeye Nation. I'd still like to announce on TV where I am going, but I didn't want to wait anymore."

The 6-foot-4, 245-pound Spence is ranked as the nation's top defensive end and number three overall prospect by Maxpreps. He held scholarship offers from just about every program from coast-to-coast but the comfort factor with Meyer and Ohio State allowed him to commit while on his visit.

"It feels so great, I am truly blessed," he said. "Feels like I got the monkey off my back and I thank God for being with me every step of the way and for blessing myself and my family."

Spence is the Buckeyes' 19th commitment for the class of 2012 and joins fellow top 100 recruits Se'Von Pittman and Tommy Schutt on the defensive line. He amassed 98 tackles and 12.5 sacks during his senior season and should compete for a starting spot early on at Ohio State.

"He blends great size with speed, quickness, and power," analyst Tom Lemming said of Spence. "He has a keen sense for the football and uses it on every down. Remarkably active with a terrific burst, he's able to rip off blocks with strong hands and tremendous natural strength."

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Comments

Since: Oct 27, 2006
Posted on: December 18, 2011 9:33 pm
 

Meyer lands top defensive end Noah Spence

Poaching has become Urban Liar's newest thing!  If you can't get your own recruits, poach players committed to other teams.  Snake oil is out in full force in Columbus.  Then again, it is easier to recruit when you have two recruiting staffs and two head coaches recruiting.  ohowihateohiostate!  Congrats to Michigan on beating the Buckeyes and going to a BCS Bowl!!! 



Since: Oct 4, 2011
Posted on: December 18, 2011 9:29 pm
 

Meyer lands top defensive end Noah Spence

Oh my!!! Look out Big Ten because the Buckeyes are going to be a force to be reckoned with for a long time. Signing these 3 kids in a weeks period just show whats coming to C-Bus..wow.. Go Bucks!!! And welcome to Buckeye nation..



Since: Oct 5, 2006
Posted on: December 18, 2011 9:28 pm
 

Meyer lands top defensive end Noah Spence

Wonder what his tats are going to be, and what he will be driving to practice.



Since: Oct 7, 2011
Posted on: December 18, 2011 9:22 pm
 

Meyer lands top defensive end Noah Spence

After a year off the Buckeyes will be back where they belong very soon. Meyer will have OSU dominating recruiting and football, I hope all the haters really enjoyed this season cause it doesnt look to happen again anytime soon. GO BUCKS!!!



Since: Dec 7, 2006
Posted on: December 18, 2011 9:16 pm
 

Meyer lands top defensive end Noah Spence

Makes sense to me. The OP is trying to point out that Meyer is as dirty as Tressel and will continue the tradition of Ohio State being the best pro team in Ohio.

The vest is a symbol that nothing has changed.



Since: Dec 13, 2009
Posted on: December 18, 2011 9:15 pm
 

Meyer lands top defensive end Noah Spence

OSU's d-line is going to be tough.  They already have some nice young talent and this just bolsters that group. 

  Now go get someone that can get open and catch.



Since: Sep 21, 2009
Posted on: December 18, 2011 9:05 pm
 

Meyer lands top defensive end Noah Spence

Makes no sense you moron...



Since: Nov 29, 2006
Posted on: December 18, 2011 7:43 pm
 

Meyer lands top defensive end Noah Spence

Did Meyer give him one of Tressel's old sweater vests when he committed?


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