Running Back DeaMonte Trayanum Transfers to Ohio State

DeaMonte Trayanum

DeaMonte Trayanum (Twitter) played for the Sun Devils of Arizona State at running back but entered the transfer portal on November 29th. He was a running back coming out of high school and is transferring to Ohio State to play linebacker in 2022. Will be back in Ohio on January 11th.

DeaMonte Trayanum
DeaMonte Trayanum

DaeMonte Trayanum High School Career

Trayanum went to Akron Hoban High School in Ohio, a 4 star recruit in 2020, the 25th best running back, and 5th best overall player in Ohio. He was a 3 star player in the transfer portal. Always considered a linebacker by the Buckeyes, he returns home to play a familiar position he played in high school.

Ohio State Recruitment

Tony Alford, Al Washington, and Jim Knowles all recruited him for Ohio State. Ohio State and Michigan had both offered him scholarships. OSU was able to convert Steele Chambers from running back to linebacker in he third year with great success, and hopes to do the same with Trayanum.

Arizona State Career

If he had stayed with Arizona State, the 5’11” 220 pound running back may have been the starting back next year. 2020 he had 4 touchdowns, and … Read more at FryingPanSports

Caden Curry 2022 Defensive Line Prospect

Caden Curry

Caden Curry is one of the top 2022 Defensive Line Prospects coming out of Center Grove High School Greenwood Indiana. The 6’3″ and 250 lbs. lineman, a 4 star recruit, is ranked 88th overall nationally, the 14th best defensive lineman, and the 3rd overall recruit in Indiana. He will be making an announcement on his commitment December 14th prior to the start of the early signing period for 2022.

Curry is being recruited by Larry Johnson and Kevin Wilson for Ohio State. Kasey Teegardin and Kevin Peoples are recruiting him for Indiana. Freddie Roach and Pete Golding for Alabama have been in contact. Todd Bates is recruiting Curry for Clemson. And Joe Salave’a for Oregon is pursuing the top prospect.

Caden Curry
Caden Curry

Caden Curry Visits

Curry visited Ohio State on September 10th and Indiana on September 18th. He also made a visit to Alabama on November 6th. He has over 25 offers with Indiana, Ohio State, Alabama, Clemson and Oregon being his top schools.

Crystal Ball Predictions

Curry has one prediction from Chris Nee on May 3rd for going to Ohio State with a medium level of confidence. More recently in December of 2021, Steve Wiltfong and Bill Read more at FryingPanSports

Combo Guard George Washington III

Out of the Class of 2023 Combo Guard George Washington III has committed to the Ohio State Buckeyes. He became the first member of Chris Holtmann’s new college recruiting class. Washington attended High School at Christian Academy Of Louisville. His height and weight are 6’2″ 165 lbs. George Washington is best described as a two guard in a point guards body.

Washington has a player rating of 4 Stars, considered the 9th best combo guard in the country and the 2nd best player overall in Kentucky. He felt that OSU offered a system that he could fit into and they were in need of a player like himself.

George Washington III
George Washington III

Who’s recruiting him?

Washington had five offers including Ohio State, Auburn, Liberty, Louisville, and Tennessee. Coach Holtmann and (OSU assistant Ryan) Pedon were responsible for bringing this highly sought after talent to Columbus Ohio.

George Washington III Visits

Washington had one coach visit, namely Rod Clark from Tennessee. He also took unofficial visits to Louisville September 18th and Tennessee on September 11th. Washington made an official visit to Ohio State the November 1st weekend, shortly before becoming a part of their new class. He committed to Ohio State … Read more at FryingPanSports

Joshua Padilla 2023 Ohio State Commit at Offensive Lineman

Joshua Padilla

Joshua Padilla, top rated recruit out of Wayne Dayton Ohio, committed to Ohio State on November 4th. Padilla stands at 6’4″ and weighs 270 pounds. He is a 4 star recruit, considered the 8th best inside offensive lineman and the 4th best overall player in Ohio for 2023.

Joshua Padilla
Joshua Padilla

Who’s recruiting him?

Padilla is being recruited by Kevin Wilson and Greg Studrawa for Ohio State and also Marco Coleman and Brent Key for Georgia Tech.

Joshua Padilla Visits

Padilla has taken visits on September 18th (unofficial visit) to Penn State, June 24th (unofficial visit) to Miami Florida, June 19th (unofficial visit) to Penn State, and visited the home state team June 8th for Ohio State’s school camp.

Joshua Padilla Offers

Joshua Padilla may be one of the most sought after lineman to come out of Ohio in 2023. The 6’4″ 270 pound offensive lineman has close to 15 offers. Take a look at some of his highlights to see why. Padilla’s offers include Ohio State, Arizona State, Cincinnati, Eastern Kentucky, and Georgia Tech.

Crystal Ball Prediction

Bill Kurelic predicted Padilla would commit to Ohio State with high certainty.

Scouting Report

Padilla is know for his overall drive, … Read more at FryingPanSports

Defensive End Omari Abor From Duncanville Texas

Defensive End Omari Abor

Omari Abor plays for Duncanville Texas high school. The 6’4″, 240-pound defensive end is a 5-star recruit, the 18th best overall prospect, the 2nd best edge player in the country, and the 6th best overall prospect in Texas.

Alabama has Jay Valia and Freddie Roach recruiting Abor. LSU has Andre Careter in charge of recruiting him. While Ohio State defensive line coach Larry Johnson is recruiting him for the Buckeyes. Ohio State is hopeful the highly recruited prospect selects the Buckeyes as his destination to 2022.

Defensive End Omari Abor
Defensive End Omari Abor

Defensive End Omari Abor Visits

He visited Ohio State on June 4th, LSU on June 11th, and Alabama on June 25th. Ohio State offered him a scholarship in November 2020 and the visit went very well with him meeting with Ryan Day and Larry Johnson while in Columbus. The Buckeye’s ability to get edge players drafted in the first round is a factor for recruits at the position.

Omari Abor Scholarship Offers

Has over 25 offers with Texas A&M, Texas, Ohio State, LSU and Alabama leading. Oklahoma at one time was considered a favorite has not made the final five schools.

Omari Abor Crystal Ball Prediction

Parker Thune feels Abors … Read more at FryingPanSports

Tennessee Tight End Ty Lockwood Now a 2023 Ohio State Commit

Tight End Ty Lockwood

Ohio State got the tight-end they greatly needed for 2023 when in the middle of August Ty Lockwood from Independence High School in Thompson’s Station TN gave a verbal commitment to the program. The four star recruit made the announcement shortly before starting his junior season.

Tight End Ty Lockwood
Tight End Ty Lockwood

Recruit Ty Lockwood

Lockwood, a 6-foot-5, 225-pound tight end/wide receiver, is rated as the No. 3 overall prospect in the state of Tennessee for the class of 2023 and the No. 8 tight end nationally. Playing for Independence High School in Thompson’s Station, Tennessee, Lockwood registered 43 receptions for 606 yards and three touchdowns as a sophomore a year ago.

Ohio State 2023 Recruiting Class

Bennett Christian, a 6-foot-6, 235 pounds, a top-rated tight end for the prior cycle is committed to Ohio State but they were looking for two at the position for the class. He picked up an offer from the Buckeyes during his official visit for one of their satellite camps back in June 2017. It’s becoming increasingly likely he’s the only tight end Ohio State will take 2022.

Benji Gosnell, who is ranked as the No. 13 tight end for 2022, de-committed from the … Read more at FryingPanSports