Dijon Johnson 2023 Ohio State Corner back

Dijon Johnson

After their Spring Game this past weekend, Ohio State received a commitment from 4 star recruit Dijon Johnson. Johnson is a 2023 corner back from Wharton Tampa Florida. He is considered the 29th best back in the country and had offers from USC, Georgia, Alabama, and Oklahoma, in addition to many others.

At 6’1″ 170 lbs. Johnson is the first corner back for Ohio State in 2023. He is the 5th Florida prospect to join the team. He stated after his commitment that Ohio State always led for him. It was his dream school growing up and he loves everything about the school and the football program.

Dijon Johnson
Dijon Johnson

Dijon Johnson Visits

Johnson does have two summer visits scheduled including one to Oklahoma and one to USC. He made unofficial visits to Ohio State on April 16th and Oklahoma on March 3rd. Many feel Johnson is a shut-down corner that will make teams avoid an entire side of the field when passing. Last season he had 6 interceptions and returned 4 of them for touchdowns.

Who recruited Dijon Johnson?

Corner backs coach Tim Walton and Tony Alford recruited Johnson. Walton is a new assistant coach with the Buckeyes in 2022 … Read more at FryingPanSports

Dwayne Haskins: Life, Death and Legacy

Dwayne Haskins Jr

Dwayne Haskins Jr. was an American football player who played in the National Football League (NFL) for three seasons. He played as a quarterback for the Washington Redskins from 2019 to 2021. After his release from the Washington Redskins, he signed for the Pittsburgh Steelers and served as a backup until his death on April 9, 2022.

Early Life

Haskins was born on May 3, 1997 in New Jersey but his family moved to Maryland when he was in grade school (ninth grade). He started playing football in high school and soon developed into an outstanding player. At college level, he was a great player and won a number of awards. Among many other honors, he won the Kellen Moore Award and the Sammy Baugh Trophy. He also set Big Ten Conference records for passing yards and touchdowns in a single season. Hawkins attended Ohio State University where he majored in journalism. However, by 2019, he had become such a hot property that he decided to forgo the remaining two years of his college education and play professional football.

Move to Washington Redskins

On May 9, 2019, Haskins signed a four-year rookie contract with the Washington Redskins. The … Read more at FryingPanSports

AJ Hoffler 2023 Strongside Defensive End

AJ Hoffler

AJ Hoffler (Twitter), a 6’5″ 235lbs 2023 defensive end from Woodward Academy in Atlanta/College Park, GA. He currently favors Ohio State, according to two Crystal Ball Predictions, for his college destination. Visited Ohio State January 11th right after defensive coordinator Jim Knowles came in and also met with Ryan Day. He likes the genuineness and enthusiasm of the coaches at OSU, also stating that they give him space while recruiting.

AJ Hoffler
AJ Hoffler

Who’s Recruiting AJ Hoffler

Larry Johnson is recruiting Hoffler for Ohio State, Larry Knight for Georgia Tech, Buddy Wyatt for Kansas State, Ron Burton for Michigan State, John Scott Jr for Penn State and Jack Tyler for Virginia Tech.

Offers and Favorites

Hoffler has 49 offers including Clemson, Ohio State, Auburn, Arkansas, Boston College and more. His favorites are Ohio State, Georgia, Auburn, Northwestern, Clemson. Georgia has not offered a scholarship. He wants to take his official visits before he commits to one school.

School Visits

Hoffler visited Georgia Tech on June 14th 2021, Kansas State 4 times including October 2nd 2021, Michigan on June 25th 2021, and Michigan State on June 26th 2021. He was at the Ohio State v Michigan State … Read more at FryingPanSports

Ohio State Carson Hinzman Offensive Center for 2022

Carson Hinzman

On January 4th, 2022, Carson Hinzman committed to Ohio State and signed a Letter of Intent on February 2nd. The change in lineman coach Greg Studrawa to Justin Frye had little effect on him. Hammond Wisconsin St Croix Central was his high school. He received 23 offers in total, with Iowa, Wisconsin, Notre Dame, and Ohio State among his top choices.

Carson Hinzman
Carson Hinzman Offensive Center for 2022

Who Recruited Carson Hinzman

Was recruiting by a number of coaches from around the country including Greg Studrawa for Ohio State, Kevin Mawae for Arizona State, Will Friend for Auburn, George Barnett and Tim Polasek for Iowa, Jeff Myers for Iowa State, Phil Trautwein for Penn State, Kyle Flood for Texas, Vance Vice for Virginia Tech, Chris Haering and Joe Rudolph for Wisconsin, Jeff Quinn and Tommy Rees for Notre Dame, and Freddie Roach for Alabama.

Carson Hinzman Visits

Hinzman visited Ohio State on 9-11-2021 for the Penn State game and 6-11-2021. Went to Iowa on 6-2-19, 7-28-2019, 10-12-2019 and 6-25-2021. Was at Notre Dame on 6-18-2021. And visited Wisconsin a number of times including 6-23-2019, 9-21-2019, 9-28-2019, 6-4-2021, and 9-4-2021.

Hinzman is 6’5″ 280 lbs and ranked 142nd best overall, 1st … Read more at FryingPanSports

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