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Linebacker Reid Carrico Dreamed of Playing for the Ohio State Buckeyes

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Reid Carrico, a four star linebacker from Ironton, Ohio committed to Ohio State on September 10th. The 6’3 225 pound Carrico attends Ironton High School and previously camped at Ohio State in June. Carrico was offered a scholarship to Ohio State in April and the Buckeyes considered him their top in-state target at the linebacker position for the class of 2021. Landing Carrico is yet another early coup for the Buckeyes 2021 recruiting class which already features five star defensive end Jack Sawyer and four star offensive lineman Ben Christman. Carrico committed to the Buckeyes just two days after his first game day experience at Ohio State. The Buckeyes shut out in-state opponent Cincinnati that day 49-0 and it’s not hard to imagine Carrico being part of that type of defensive performance in the future.

Reid Carrico Top Inside Linebacker

Reid Carrico is viewed as the top inside linebacker prospect in the nation according to 247 sports while Rivals lists him as the 11th best outside linebacker in the nation. Reid has also played some on the offensive side of the ball for his high school further showcasing his versatility and athleticism. Given that Reid is already 6’3 and 225 lbs who won’t arrive in Columbus for another two years, I tend to believe inside linebacker is his more likely position at the college level. Carrico’s combination of size, speed, and football intelligence should allow him to make an early impact Buckeyes on special teams and perhaps in the 2 deep at inside linebacker for co-defensive coordinators Greg Mattison and Jeff Hafley.

Reid Carrico To Ohio State

Reid has called playing for Ohio State “a dream” and has stated his belief that the best players in Ohio are supposed to go to Ohio State. Carrico was recruited by linebackers coach Al Washington and the connection he made with his future position coach certainly played a role in his decision to commit as well. While Ohio State offered the Ironton product in April, other national programs soon followed including Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame, and Oklahoma. Carrico would take an unofficial visit to another school that offered, the Tennessee Volunteers, at the end of July. The biggest competition for Ohio State for Carrico ended up being Clemson and Kentucky, the latter of which offered a particularly attractive route to early playing time while still being close to home, In the end the lure of the in-state Buckeyes was too much for Reid to turn down and he decided to make his commitment official just days after his visit for the Cincinnati game.

Reid Carrico Ultimate Highlights // 2021 4⭐️ LB Irontown, OH // Ohio State Commit // Sophomore Yr

Ohio State Linebacker Depth

Ohio State’s current depth chart at middle linebacker features starter Senior Tuf Borland being backed up by Junior Baron Browning. Both Borland and Browning will have graduated by the time Reid Carrico reaches campus so the path to early playing time in the middle could be there if he continues to progress as a player. The Buckeyes currently have 5 commitments for the 2021 class and our ranked number one in the Big Ten and number three nationally by 247 sports. Perhaps as important for head coach Ryan Day, the Buckeyes have already received commitments from the number 1, number 2, number 3, and number 5 ranked players in the state of Ohio for the 2021 class. Coach Day is closing the borders and the result is the best players in Ohio are heading to Ohio State.

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NFL Cap Space & Team Free Agent/Draft Needs

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Here are the NFL Teams in order by cap space and the positions of need for this coming season. Make sure to listen to the radio show today for all the discussion.

1IN 106411235 PR, WR, LB, DL
2NJ 102,149,882 PR, OT, G. C, RB, WR
3HO 80,913,667 OT, G, C, RB
4BF 79,986,112 WR2 , OL, RB, TE
5CL 79,149,465 DT, WR, LB, CB
6OK 72,915,680 PR, S, WR CB
7SF 67,493,622 PR, DB, WR, LB
8SE 49,863,466 PR, OL, LB, WR
9CN 49,417,713 LB, G, OT, TE
10DA 47,545,275 WR, DT, OT, RB
11TN 43,464,313 DT, OLB, G-C, WR, TE
12AZ 37,586,094 WR, ILB, CB, TE
13DV 34,491,784 CB, OL, WR, TE
14GB 34,438,760 PR, S, G/T, WR, TE, ILB
15DT 33,623,442 PR, TE, CB, WR
16NG 27,002,535 QB, OL, LB, S
17KC 24,976,203 S, CB, RB, TE, DL
18LC 22,523,868 LB, DT, OT, QB
19LR 22,512,887 PR, CB, S, OL
20AT 22,383,182 DT, OL, DE, CB
21NE 19,345,720 WR, QB, OL
22BA 18,560,157 OL, WR, OLB, RB
23CR 17,459,065 PR, C, LB
24WA 16,969,921 OLB, WR, G
25PT 16,304,956 WR, ILB CB, RB
26TB 15,633,489 DT, OT, ILB, DB
27CH 13,616,141 S, CB, OL, RB
28NO 10,774,712 OL, TE, WR, DT, S
29MI 9,591,316 QB, PR, OL, CB
30MN 5,340,897 G, PR, DT, LB
31PH 4,183,815 RB, DE, S, OL
32JK ($2,390,428) QB, TE, OL, WR THE WORST RUN TEAM IN NFL
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NFC Half Season grades

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Here are my NFC Half Season grades.

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NFC East

Washington Good run gm but not much else. A very soft schedule has given them 5 wins B-

Philadelphia This is not where the Eagles expected to be. 4 losses have put this team in a must win.B-

Dallas Offense is way down this year & Defense has not been good for a long time. D

New York Giants Defense is actually better than the Offense. Coaching staff it the problem. D-

NFC North

Chicago Trubisky is playing better than last yr & the defense is outstanding. B+

Minnesota Keenum is fine but the Offense is down from last yr. So is the defense. B+

Green Bay Rodgers is great but no run gm, OL & do defense. C

Detroit Last place in a very strong division. Have Stafford and little else. C

NFC South

New Orleans Brees is outstanding but run gm that was so good last yr is down. Defense is down well. A-

Carolina Newton is better this season. Run gm is fine but Defense is giving up pass yds. B+

Atlanta Ryan is the O. Good thing he scores a lot because Defense gives up points in bunches B

Tampa Bay TB is #1 in passing but that is Fitzpatrick more than Winston. The Defense is horrible. D

NFC West

LA Rams Team is 8&0. Both Offense and Defense are really good. A

Seattle Wilson is the offense & the defense is developing nicely.

Arizona This team is a total disaster on Offense. Defense is playing better than last yr. D

San Francisco is REALLY hurt but will be fine next year when everyone is back. C+

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AFC Half Season Grades

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Here are my AFC Half Season Grades.

New England Patriots

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AFC East

New England Offense is outstanding Defense is average. A-

Miami Offense is very inconsistent Defense is consistently bad C-

New York Jets This team is not going anywhere. D

Buffalo This team is in for a long couple of seasons. D

AFC North

Pittsburgh The Offense finally got going. The Defense needs to get better. B

Cincinnati I have no idea how the have 5 wins. Offense struggles & Defense is worse. D

Cleveland Fired the HC & OC That says it all. F-

AFC South

Houston Defense is nearly back & Watson is getting better. B-

Tennessee This team can’t get out of its one way on Offense. The Defense has stats but can’t play. D

Jacksonville This team is a mess on both sides. Bortles struggles & so does the Defense. C-

Indianapolis has Luck and nothing else. D

AFC West

Kansas City Offense is outstanding. Good thing O scores a lot because D gives up a ton of them. B+

LA Chargers Rivers is great. Run gm is top 10. OL is OK. Defense is better but needs a pass rush. B-

Denver The Offense is below average. Keenum is not getting it done. Run gm is solid. Defense gets sacks & picks. C

Oakland The team is a total mess caused by Gruden who has traded 2 of the best players. F–

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NFC Playoff predictions

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And you thought your NFL NFC team had a chance to get to the playoffs this year? You are probably wrong. Here are my NFC Playoff predictions.

Dallas Cowboys

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NO CHANCE
NFC East
NGReally hard to predict this team but they won’t make the playoffs.
WAQB Smith has less to work with than he did in KC.
NFC North
DTAll Stafford has is his arm. No OL, no WRS and a bad D.
CHHeading in the right direction but not sure if they have the right QB
NFC South
CRCam is a question mark but the D is fine. That is not enough to get them into the playoffs
TBJameis Winston starts the season with a 3-game suspension in the worst part of the schedule for TB and the D is not good enough to rescue the O.
NFC West
AZThey find out how much they miss Mathieu and fail to make the playoffs.
Teams that are in the playoffs
PHThe D will keep PH in the race no matter who is QB
MNKirk Cousins has much better targets than in WA. He and the D will get it done.
NOBrees and an improving D get NO back into the playoffs
On the bubble
LRCould make it but needed DT Aaron Donald to sign but traded DE Quinn because they had no idea how to use him.
Needs some help
DAThe O is fine. If the D comes around and develops a pass rush DA could make it to the playoffs
GBIf the OL can keep Rodgers healthy and D figures out how to cover WRS & TES
ATRyan can score a lot of points but can the D stop anyone? If they can AT can get in.
Very little hope
SEWilson is wonderful but he can’t play D. Legion of book is dead. So is the D.
SFGaroppolo gives SF fans some hope but the D needs to be better to make the playoffs
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AFC Playoff projections

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You might think your team has a chance to make the playoffs, well they don’t. Here’s my AFC Playoff projections.

AFC Playoff Projections

AFC Teams that have no chance for the playoffs
AFC East
BFTraded away the only QB that got them into the playoffs in 17 years 0 chance to get to playoffs
MIHave a WR playing QB. ENOUGH SAID.
NJThey were 5-11 and have a D that has aged out.
AFC North
CLThe team is better but still not good enough to get into the playoffs. 0-16 last year
CNRV Dalton has not led CN to a win in the playoffs in his career. He won’t this year either.
AFC South This is the most competitive division in the AFC.
INLuck is back but the D, OL and run game are no better.
TNMarcus Mariota and the DBS are the issue that will keep TN out of the playoffs.
AFC West
DVEven Case Keenum won’t make up for a bad DB and a bad DL.
KCThe combination of a bad HC and a new QB keeps KC out of the play offs.
OKDerek Carr and the D will keep OK out of the playoffs this year,
Teams that are IN.
NEGreat to play in a very weak division.
PTThe D is a problem but the passing and running games will score a lot of points.
Bubble but likely in
JKThe D gets JK into the playoffs with a little help from the OL & Foutnette.
HOWatson leads HO to a wild card birth.
LCThe pass rush and Rivers get LC into the big dance.
Close but no Cigar
BAJoe Flacco and a bad D prevent BA from getting into the playoffs again this year

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