Tight End Benji Gosnell From Pilot Mountain North Carolina

Benji Gosnell

Ohio State picked up a 2022 tight end commit this week in Pilot Mountain East Surry prospect Benji Gosnell. The 6’4” 225 lbs. 4 star player is considered the 11th best tight end in the nation for 2022 and the 9th best player overall in North Carolina. He was recruited by assistant coach Kevin Wilson for the Buckeyes and had offers from 18 schools including Florida, Duke, Arkansas, North Carolina (he has a brother currently playing for the Tar Heels) and Penn State. His current coach (Lowman) is friends with coach Wilson since growing up in the same area.

Benji Gosnell
Benji Gosnell

Why Ohio State?

Gosnell decided on joining Ohio State after watching the Buckeyes beat Penn State on Saturday. He liked what he saw in the way Ohio State utilized their tight ends in the game. And he felt Luke Farrell and Jeremy Ruckert were complete players with their ability to block and catch. That is something he wants for his college development, to become a complete tight end.

Last season Gosnell went 422 yards on 25 catches along with 5 touchdowns.

Benji Gosnell Visits

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Bennett Christian : All You Need To Know

Bennett Christian

Allatoona High School’s Bennett Christian has mentioned his interest in Ohio State football and recently committed to the Buckeyes. Among the Buckeyes, other schools that he has expressed interest in are Penn State and Tennessee. Penn State is, however, out of the list after they recently accepted a commitment from a Holden State four-star tight end. In a recent statement, Bennett mentions Ohio State as a winning program. It is one of those schools that will boost his career and offer him an opportunity to win a national championship.

Bennett Christian
Bennett Christian #87

It is not only for the winning record that he has shown interest in Ohio State but also for the incredible coaching staff. He mentions notably Coach Kevin Wilson.

Together with his dad, Bill Christian, a former Tennessee player, they visited the campus to look at everything. In a virtual meeting with the coaches, he placed everything into perspective and mapped it all. Ohio State becomes the third school for him to visit, including Tennessee and Georgia Tech.

Christian’s recruitment journey hasn’t ended; he is yet to make a decision and announce it on Instagram Live on September 1st.

Who is Bennett Christian?

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Troy Stellato Fort Lauderdale Wide Receiver Going to Clemson

Troy Stellato

If you’re an Ohio State fan and didn’t know already, Troy Stellato is going to Clemson in 2021 to play wide receiver. Stellato was down to Ohio State and Clemson and yesterday went with the Tigers over the Buckeyes. Tyler Grisham recruited him for Clemson while Brian Hartline was recruiting him for OSU.

Tyler Grisham was brought into the program at Clemson during the recruitment of Stellato after prior wide receivers coach Jeff Scott left for a position with the Southern Florida Bulls.

Troy Stellato
Troy Stellato

What Troy Stellato Offers

Stellato is a lean receiver who could bulk up over time but extremely quick running a 4.42 in February. Plays the slot at Cardinal Gibbons which gives him space off the line and linebacker coverage. Great hands and can make moves in the open field. Cardinal Gibbons went 10-3 in 2019 with Stellato active for his junior year.

Stellato had over 40 offers from college programs but had reduced his list down to Ohio State and Clemson. Standing at 6 feet tall and 175 pounds, he had over 700 yards in two consistent seasons in Southern Florida. Having 9 touchdowns last season and his great speed performance brought on the recruits … Read more at FryingPanSports

JT Tuimoloau Eastside Catholic Sammamish Washington

JT Tuimoloau

JT Tuimoloau, a junior high school student at Eastside Catholic in Sammamish, Washington state, and is the number one defensive tackle in his home state and is one of the top draft prospects in the class of 2021. He is listed as 6 feet 4 1/2 inches in height and weighs in at 277 pounds.

J.T. Tuimoloau
JT Tuimoloau

Teams Recruiting JT Tuimoloau

For college football, J.T. Tuimoloau has 24 offers to play in a number of high caliber schools. The invites are as near as his home state and from universities as far as the Southeastern United States. The schools are:

  1. Alabama
  2. the Ohio State University
  3. Stanford
  4. USC
  5. Washington
  6. Arizona State
  7. Auburn
  8. Boise State
  9. Colorado
  10. Florida
  11. Michigan
  12. Nebraska
  13. Notre Dame
  14. Oklahoma
  15. Oregon
  16. Oregon State
  17. Penn State
  18. Tennessee
  19. Texas
  20. Texas A & M
  21. UCLA
  22. Utah
  23. Vanderbilt
  24. Wisconsin

J.T. Tuimoloau has given a warm reception to the invitations to play at Alabama, Ohio State, Stanford, USC, and Washington. But he has still one more year left in high school to decide.

Coaches in Pursuit

In the meantime, there are top notch coaches who are recruiting him personally, showing their interest in his services for the 2021 season:

  1. Jimmy Lake – Head
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Ohio State Defensive Back Jantzen Dunn from Bowling Green Kentucky

Four star safety prospect Jantzen Dunn committed to the Ohio State University yesterday to add to their already outstanding 2021 class. The prospect from South Warren KY high school made the announcement on Twitter. Current Michigan State wide receiver CJ Hayes came out of South Warren.

Jantzen Dunn from Bowling Green Kentucky

A number of schools were pursing Dunn including Oklahoma, Tennessee, USC, Louisville, Miami, Ohio State and Georgia Tech. Reports had Dunn going to Oklahoma a week ago and then a sudden flip to Ohio State. Coach Lincoln Riley, Oklahoma, made a post on Twitter over the weekend indicating that Dunn was a done deal going to the Sooners. But Ohio State got into action shortly there-after and told Dunn that he was a top priority and he changed his mind.

The Jantzen Dunn Recruitment

Dunn made two visits to Columbus prior to his commitment. He came and watched the Penn State game in November when he did not have an offer (Ohio State beat the Nittany Lions 28-17). He returned again at the beginning of March when he did get a scholarship offer from Ryan Day. He did not make any visits to Oklahoma.

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Nashville TN Safety Andre Turrentine

2021 Nashville TN Safety Andre Turrentine is a 6’0” 175 lbs. safety prospect from Ensworth Nashville TN had 23 scholarship offers including Alabama, LSU, Florida, Tennessee, Florida State and Georgia. He was recruited by Kerry Coombs and running backs coach Tony Alford. He is considered a 4 star recruit, the 6th best safety in the nation, and the third best in Tennessee.

Andre Turrentine

Andre Turrentine Commitment

He made his commitment to the Buckeyes on Twitter late last month. He has a number of teammates that are headed to the Volunteers next year. Turrentine took visits to Ohio State, Alabama, Tennessee, and LSU. He plans to make some additional visits to Ohio State once the NCAA allows.

Tony Alford is in charge of recruiting the Tennessee area for Ohio State. But Kerry Coombs and head coach Ryan Day also visited the high school before visits were not allowed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Ohio State loves what they have seen in Turrentine, his skills and versatility.

Kerry Coombs has done a great job recruiting after leaving the NFL to take the defensive coordinator spot with OSU.

Andre Turrentine: 4-star defensive back from Tennessee opens up decision to commit to
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