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Buckeyes 'Knock It Out of the Park'

Bleacher Report

Ohio State already had an excellent recruiting class heading into the home stretch before today's national signing day. The Buckeyes needed a strong close to ensure a top-ranked one. That's exactly what they got.

 

On Monday, the Buckeyes got the momentum rolling by signing hybrid running back/wide receiver Dontre Wilson.

Today, they finished the job by signing the two remaining marquee players on their wanted list: wide receiver James Clark of Florida and Georgia safety Vonn Bell.

“I thought if we hit one out of three, it would be all right,” Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer said this afternoon. “Two out of three would be a good day. Three out of three was going to be knock it out of the park. When Vonn Bell...

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