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Bios of Ohio State's 2013 recruiting class

By Marla Ridenour Published: February 6, 2013

Eli Apple
Cornerback / 6-0, 184
Voorhees, N.J./Eastern High School

Overview: Eli Apple, who enrolled into Ohio State in January, is a five-star prospect (ESPN 150) who is
rated as high as the No. 11 prospect nationally on the ESPN 150 … the No. 1 prospect in New Jersey and
No. 6 cornerback prospect (247Sports) … he played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl after helping
his Eastern High School team, coached by Dan Spittal, to a 7-4 record in 2012 and to a regional
semifinals berth … had 17 pass break-ups, two interceptions, 45 tackles, three forced fumbles and a
blocked kick in 2012, plus 39 receptions for 770 yards and four touchdowns on offense … was the fourth
in this class to commit (on Feb. 16, 2012) … the son of Annie and Tim Apple, Eli recently changed his
last name from Woodard to Apple to honor Tim, his father since age 2 … “...I am the man I am today
because of his tireless love, and commitment to our family,” Eli said in a statement. “So it is with great
pride and honor to carry his last name. I am truly blessed to be Eli Apple.” … his family includes a
younger sister, Jordan.

J.T. Barrett
Quarterback / 6-1, 225
Wichita Falls, Texas / Rider High School

Overview: John Thomas (J.T.) Barrett is considered one of the nation’s premier dual threat quarterbacks,
although his senior season came to an early end with a knee injury in the fifth game of the season … rated
as the No. 11 prospect in talent-rich Texas (247Sports) and a consensus four-star cornerback (ESPN,
Rivals, Scout, 247Sports) … a top 150 player by both Scout and 247Sports and on the ESPN 300 …
enrolled at Ohio State in January and is recovering from his 2012 knee surgery and taking part in winter
conditioning drills, except for the running … coaches expect him to be throwing this spring but aren’t
concerned that he won’t be running until later … Barrett can run, though: he had rushed for 569 yards
with seven touchdowns and passed for 784 yards and five scores as a senior prior to the injury … he
rushed for over 1,500 yards with nine touchdowns and passed for over 1,600 yards and 14 touchdowns for
coach Jim Garfield’s Raiders as a junior … he is the son of Stacy and John Barrett and he has two
brothers: Xavier and Stephen.

Marcus Baugh
Tight End / 6-4, 245
Riverside, Calif. / John W. North

Overview: Marcus Baugh is a consensus four-star prospect (ESPN, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports) and a Top
150 player overall, including a No. 73 ranking on the final Scout 100, a No. 102 ranking on the ESPN 150
and a 148 ranking on the final Rivals 250 … considered among the Top 3 tight ends in this recruiting
class (Scout and 247Sports) … played in the 2013 Under Armour All-American game … Marcus caught a
combined 68 passes for 1,138 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior and senior for John W. North High
School and coach Mark Parades … his senior season included 38 receptions for 610 yards and he was
named second-team Division II all-state … as a junior he caught 30 passes for 528 yards and seven
touchdowns … was also used as a wide receiver, running back and linebacker by Parades in 2012 … has
family in the Central Ohio area as an aunt lives in Reynoldsburg (Mom, Debbie Clausen’s, twin sister)
and he has a cousin who already attends Ohio State.

Vonn Bell
Safety / 6-1, 190
Rossville, Ga. / Ridgeland

Overview: The exclamation point on this Class of 2013, Under Armour All-American Vonn Bell
announced on National Letter of Intent signing day that he would be a Buckeye … a five-star prospect by
Rivals, Scout and 247Sports, Bell is a one of the top 30 players in the nation with overall rankings of No.
25 by Scout, No. 29 by 247Sports and No. 32 by Rivals … is No. 50 on the ESPN 150 … the No. 4 player
in the state of Georgia this season, Bell is also ranked as high as the No. 3 safety prospect nationally by
Scout … helped his Ridgeland team, coached by Mark Mariakis, to a 13-2 record and a runner-up finish
in the Georgia Class AAAA state championships … Bell had 146 tackles and three interceptions as a
senior, and on offense he had over 1,700 all-purpose yards and scored 21 touchdowns … helped
Ridgeland to the state Sweet 16 in 2011 as a junior with 119 tackles, five interceptions and three forced
fumbles … is the son of Vanessa and Vencent Bell.

Joey Bosa
Defensive Lineman / 6-5, 270
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. / St. Thomas Aquinas

Overview: Joey Bosa is one of the premier football prospects in the Class of 2013 with impressive
national rankings of No. 38 (Scout), No. 47 (Rivals), No. 56 (ESPN) and No. 53 (247Sports) … a Scout
five-start prospect, Bosa earned the No. 4 overall ranking at his position – strong side defensive end – by
both Scout and Rivals … an Under Armour All-American and second-team all-USA Today pick … the
leader of a St. Thomas Aquinas defense that allowed approximately 12 points a game … Aquinas

defeated Tallahassee Lincoln, 41-25, to cap a 13-2 season and win the Florida Class 7A state
championship in 2012, the school’s seventh state title and first for second-year coach Rocco Casullo … a
two-time Associated Press first-team all-state selection, Bosa totaled 51 tackles-for-loss in his last two
seasons and 19 quarterback sacks, including 27 TFLs and 9.5 sacks as a senior … father, John, was a
first-round NFL Draft pick by the Miami Dolphins in 1987 out of Boston College and played three years
in the league … Mom, Cheryl, is an Ohio State graduate and an uncle, Eric Kumerow, was a star
linebacker for the Buckeyes between 1984-87 and a 1987 co-captain.

Cam Burrows
Cornerback / 5-11, 200
Trotwood, Ohio / Trotwood Madison High School

Overview: Cameron Burrows was Ohio State’s first commitment to the 2013 class when he announced in
January 2012 that he would be a Buckeye … he was also among the first to arrive at Ohio State, as he was
one of five Class of 2013 recruits to enroll in school in January … a first-team Associated Press all-state
selection as a junior and senior, Burrows helped lead Trotwood Madison to three consecutive Division II
state championship games, including an unbeaten, 15-0 state-title winning season in 2011 … had 14 pass
break-ups as a senior for coach Maurice Douglass’ 12-3 state finalist team and also had 39 tackles … a
consensus four-star cornerback (ESPN, Rivals, Scout, 247Sports) who was the No. 38 prospect
nationally (Rivals), an ESPN 150 performer (No. 62) and the No. 2 senior in Ohio (ESPN) … played in
the 2013 Under Armour All-American game … a two-time state track finalist in the sprint relays … the
first from his high school to sign with Ohio State since Will Allen (Class of 2000), who committed while
at Trotwood Madison before transferring to Huber Heights Wayne for his senior year … Burrows is the
son of Dionne and Andre Burrows … his brother, Chris, is a senior track and field performer for Arizona
State University.

James Clark
Wide Receiver / 5-11, 170
New Smyrna Beach, Fla. / New Smyrna Beach

Overview: James Clark was one of the last in this class to commit and ultimately sign an NLI with Ohio
State, doing so today – Feb. 6 – the first day for prospects to sign their national letters of intent … Clark
was a first-team Florida 6A all-state pick by The Miami Herald as a senior when he led New Smyrna
Beach into the state playoffs … he totaled 87 receptions for 1,954 yards and 29 total touchdowns for his
career, playing for coach Lance Jenkins … had 49 receptions for 1,112 yards and eight touchdowns as a
senior … had 28 catches for 576 yards as a junior … outstanding as well in track, Clark has a 100-meter
dash best of 10.71 … he placed fifth in the 100 and sixth in the 200 at the 2012 Florida outdoor state track
championships … the son of Jesse Clark.

Gareon Conley
Athlete / 6-2, 170
Massillon, Ohio / Washington

Overview: The No. 1 player in Ohio as a senior (ESPN 150) and a first-team Associated Press Division I
all-state selection, Gareon Conley is an athlete with wide receiver-cornerback skills that earned him
consensus four-star status (ESPN, Scout, 247Sports, Rivals) … the No. 43 overall prospect nationally by
ESPN and the No. 14 cornerback prospect (247Sports) … played in the Under Armour All-American
game … as a senior Conley, who was coached by Jason Hall at Washington, caught 50 passes, averaged
21.9 yards per catch and scored 16 touchdowns while on defense he had 13 pass break-ups, an
interception and 25 tackles … Washington was 11-2 during Conley’s senior season and advanced to the
regional finals … recorded four interceptions and 30 tackles as a junior … Washington is also the same

school that produced current Buckeye receiver Devin Smith … Gareon is the son of Sherry Robinson and
Jameel & Angel Conley.

Ezekiel Elliott
Running Back / 6-0, 210
St. Louis, Mo. / John Burroughs High School

Overview: Ezekiel Elliott is a consensus four-star prospect (ESPN, Rivals, Scout, 247Sports) and one of
the Top 100 prospects nationally with overall rankings of No. 47 by Scout, No. 70 by 247Sports, No. 84
by Rivals and No. 109 by ESPN … also ranked fourth, ninth, 11th and 12th among running backs by
247Sports, Scout, ESPN and Rivals, respectively … named to the U.S. Army All-American game … the
St. Louis Post-Dispatch offensive player of the year in 2012, Elliott put up tremendous statistics with
3,061 all-purpose yards and 50 touchdowns, including 2,155 rush yards, and 40 rushing touchdowns for
the 13-1 Class 3 state runner-up … also had 16 receptions for 383 yards … rushed for 1,802 yards and 34
touchdowns and caught 23 passes for 401 yards and six touchdowns as a junior … Burroughs, coached
by Gus Frerotte, has been state runner-up three consecutive years … Ezekiel’s father, Stacy, and mother,
Dawn, were each student-athletes at and are graduates of Missouri with Stacy a football player and Dawn
a member of the track and field team.

Tim Gardner
Offensive Lineman / 6-5, 320
Indianapolis, Ind. / Lawrence Central High School

Overview: Tim Gardner was a 2012 Associated Press first-team all-state performer for Lawrence
Central, the Indiana Class 5A state champion, and he was also named to the Indiana Football Coaches
Association’s Top 50 all-state team … he was considered the top offensive lineman in the state by the
Indianapolis Star and he was also named to that publication’s “Super Team” … Gardner helped his
undefeated (15-0) Bears team, coached by Jayson West, average 328.5 rushing yards and 38.5 points per
game in 2012 … was rated as the No. 5 prospect in Indiana as a senior and the No. 24 offensive tackle
prospect by 247Sports … a three-year starter, he also helped Central to the 2010 Class 5A state final
before losing to Fishers … joins Centerville, Ohio’s Evan Lisle as the only offensive linemen in the Ohio
State Class of 2013.

Michael Hill
Defensive Lineman / 6-2, 305
Pendleton, S.C. / Pendleton High School

Overview: U.S. Army All-America Bowl invitee Michael Hill announced in June 2012 that he was
committing to Ohio State, the school that has been his favorite since he was a youngster … a consensus
four-star prospect by (ESPN, 247Sports, Scout, Rivals) and one of the Top 20 defensive tackles in the
nation by Scout (No. 16) … listed on the ESPN 300 (216) … named to the South Carolina Shrine Bowl
this year and the No. 6 player in the state by 247Sports, Hill had an unfortunate end to his senior season,
injuring a hand in the eighth game that caused him to miss the remainder of the season and all post-season
all-star games … Pendleton finished 8-4 on the year … Hill was dominant as a junior playing in the
middle of Pendleton’s line for coach Paul Sutherland … he recorded 25 tackles-for-losses and 81 total
tackles despite persistent double-teams against him … he also had six sacks as a junior and had four as a
senior before his injury … he is the son of Dianne Blount and Michael Hill, Sr.

Trey Johnson
LB / 6-2, 220
Lawrenceville, Ga. / Central Gwinnett

Overview: Trey Johnson committed to attend Ohio State Jan. 4 on national television while playing at the
Under Armour All-American Bowl … a consensus four-star prospect (ESPN, Scout, Rivals and
247Sports) and one of the top senior prospects in the talent-rich state of Georgia, Johnson is rated as high
as the No. 3 inside linebacker prospect in the nation (Rivals and 247Sports) and he is the No. 48 overall
player on the ESPN 150 … Scout listed him as the No. 16 outside linebacker … Johnson recorded 456
career tackles for Central Gwinnett and was coached by Todd Wofford … as a senior he had 140 tackles
and four sacks and as a junior he had 164 tackles, including 25 tackles-for-loss … named first-team all-
state by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution as a senior and second-team 6A all-state by the Georgia
Sportswriters Association … is the son of Wilbur and Shellie Johnson.

Darron Lee
Athlete / 6-2, 205
New Albany, Ohio / New Albany

Overview: Local prospect Darron Lee is fine athlete who played quarterback, wide receiver, safety and
returned punts and kickoffs as a junior for the New Albany Eagles and he played primarily in the
secondary and at quarterback as a senior … Lee was named a first-team Associated Press Division II all-
state cornerback as a senior after recording five interceptions with three punt return touchdowns, and
accounting for over 1,700 yards of offense and 21 touchdowns … he helped New Albany, coached by
Mark Mueller, advance to the Division II state semifinals and to a 11-3 overall record as a senior … Lee
did it all in a third-round win over Marion-Franklin, throwing for two touchdowns, rushing for a 36-yard
score, returning a punt 82 yards for a touchdown and making the game-clinching interception in the final
minute … team was 9-3 and a state qualifier in 2011 … Lee is considered a four-star prospect (Scout) and
the No. 29 safety prospect by Scout … ESPN ranks him the No. 28 prospect overall in the state of Ohio
… originally from Chattanooga, Tenn., Lee moved to Ohio as an eighth grader … Mom, Candice, is a
news anchor for WCMH Ch. 4, the local NBC affiliate.

Tyquan Lewis
Defensive End / 6-3, 223
Tarboro, N.C. / Tarboro High School

Overview: Tyquan Lewis, one of five from this class who enrolled at Ohio State in January, is a four-star
defensive end prospect (Rivals, Scout, 247Sports) from Tarboro, N.C., and Tarboro High School … a Top
25 defensive end who comes from a tremendous program at Tarboro … the Vikings, coached by Jeff
Craddock, won three consecutive North Carolina Class 2A state championships and had won 21
consecutive games before falling in the 2012 state championship to East Lincoln … Lewis was injured in
the title game but still played and earned defensive player of the game honors … he finished his senior
season with 13 sacks and was named to the Associated Press all-state team … he had 12 sacks among his
63 tackles as a junior … is the son of Tyronda Whitaker, and a proud big brother to three younger
brothers: Kenai, Tylie and Christian. Note: Tyquan is pronounced TIE-kwan)

Evan Lisle
Offensive Lineman / 6-6, 290
Centerville, Ohio / Centerville

Overview: Evan Lisle was one of the first five prospects to commit to this Ohio State class, doing so on
Feb. 28, 2012 … he is a member of the ESPN 150 (No. 106) and is rated by ESPN as a Top 5 player in
Ohio by ESPN, Scout and 247Sports … also regarded as the top offensive lineman in the state and a Top
10 prospect nationally by Scout, Rivals, 247Sports and ESPN … he is a consensus four-star player
(ESPN, Rivals, Scout, 247Sports) and a special mention Associated Press Division I all-state honoree in

2012 … only Ohioan named to the 2012 USA Today All-America team … played for coach Ron Ullery at
Centerville, which went 6-4 in 2012 … selected for the 2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl, something
he referred to as an honor for the family … father, Steve, went to West Point and brother, Nick, is in the
Army … Mom’s name is Marcy … Centerville also produced former Buckeyes A.J. Hawk, Mike Nugent
and Kirk Herbstreit. Note: Lisle is pronounced LYLE

Jalin Marshall
Wide Receiver / 6-0, 190
Middletown, Ohio / Middletown

Overview: Jalin Marshall was considered the No. 1 prospect in Ohio by 247Sports and the No. 2 prospect
as a senior by ESPN and Rivals … he was the second to commit to Ohio State in this Class of 2013,
announcing his decision in late January 2012 … a skilled quarterback who rushed for a school-record
4,759 yards during his career, including more than 1,400 yards as a senior with 14 touchdowns scored,
Marshall is being looked at as a wide receiver for the Buckeyes … a five-star prospect by Scout, he
played receiver in the 2013 Under Armour All-America game and had a 44-yard reception … as a
quarterback, he passed for 2,240 yards as a senior … also totaled 4,929 all-purpose yards for coach Troy
Everhart during his career and scored 52 rushing touchdowns and 54 total touchdowns (two receiving) …
one of the Top 50 prospects in the nation (ESPN, Rivals, Scout) … had a 56-yard touchdown rush on his
first varsity carry as a freshman, and rushed for a career-high 312 yards as a senior vs. state champion
Cincinnati Moeller … led Middletown to its first Greater Miami Conference championship in more than
20 years in 2010 … 2012 state Division I long jump champ (23.00) … the son of Richard and Angel
Marshall … has older brothers (Richard Jr. and DeAnte), an older sister (Monae) and a younger brother
(Blake).

Mike Mitchell
Linebacker / 6-4, 225
Plano, Texas / Prestonwood Christian

Overview: Highly regarded Mike Mitchell is one of only two middle linebackers nationally to receive a
five-star rating by Scout … also a five-star prospect by Rivals … Scout’s No. 2 middle linebacker
announced Jan. 5 on national TV, and while playing in the U.S. Army All-American game, that he would
be attending Ohio State … the No. 10 overall player in the state of Texas, Mitchell is rated as high as the
No. 26 overall prospect (Rivals) and No. 28 by Scout … also a member of the ESPN 150 (No. 128) …
grew up in Winter Park, Fla., but spent final three years in Texas … played for Prestonwood Christian as
a sophomore and senior, and for Plano West as a junior … he recorded 151 tackles and 11 sacks as a
junior and then totaled 186 tackles, 32 tackles-for-loss (11 of them sacks), seven forced fumbles and even
returned a kickoff for a touchdown as a senior playing for coach Chris Cunningham … Mike is the son of
Ken and Candy Mitchell … father played two seasons in the NFL with the Atlanta Falcons.

Donovan Munger
Defensive Lineman / 6-4, 290
Shaker Heights, Ohio / Shaker Heights

Overview: Consensus four-star prospect (Rivals, Scout) Donovan Munger was a two-way lineman for
coach Jarvis Gibson at Shaker Heights High School and was recruited by the Buckeye coaches to play
along the defensive line … called “quick, fast, strong and a mammoth of a man” by Gibson, Munger is
considered among the Top 25 tackles (Scout, 247Sports, ESPN) nationally with a No. 18 ranking by
247Sports his highest … he helped Shaker Heights to a six-win improvement from 2011 to 2012 – the
team went 8-2 this season – by recording 70 tackles, including 14 tackles-for-loss with six quarterback
sacks and 23 pressures … Munger also had 34 pancake blocks on offense … named second-team

Associated Press Division I all-state in 2012 … …is the son of Deidra Sanders … Donovan joins Shaker
Heights graduate and current junior offensive lineman Antonio Underwood on the Ohio State team.

Billy Price
Defensive Lineman / 6-4, 305
Austintown, Ohio / Fitch

Overview: Billy Price was the Associated Press’s 2012 Division I co-defensive player of the year in the
state of Ohio (along with Gareon Conley and Tracy Sprinkle) and a first-team all-state pick … a
consensus four-star prospect (ESPN, Rivals, 247Sports, Scout) … rated among the top 200 players in the
Rivals 250 and a member of the ESPN 300, Price was the third Buckeye to commit to the Class of 2013
with his decision coming Feb. 13, 2012 … rated as the No. 17 defensive tackle nationally by 247Sports
and No. 21 by Scout … helped Fitch to a 9-2 record in 2012 and to the state playoffs … also helped Fitch
to the state playoffs in 2010 with a 10-2 record and again in 2011 … was named first-team all-state as a
junior when he recorded 40 tackles with three sacks, 10 TFLs and an interception … coached by Phil
Annarella … placed seventh in the discus at the 2012 Ohio outdoor state track and field meet after placing
sixth in the shot and second in the weight throw indoors … is the son of Bill Price and Pam & Dave
Lescsak.

Corey Smith
Wide Receiver / 6-1, 190
Akron, Ohio / East Mississippi C.C.

Overview: Corey Smith is the first junior college prospect to sign with Ohio State since Larry Grant (a
member of the San Francisco 49ers’ Super Bowl team) signed out of Community College of San
Francisco in 2006 … Smith, from Akron Buchtel High School, played on an unbeaten (10-0) Grand
Rapids (Mich.) C.C. team in 2011 before the college discontinued the program after 80 years … Smith
had 28 receptions for 438 yards and two touchdowns for Grand Rapids … played for Buddy Stephens at
East Mississippi C.C., located in Scooba, Miss., in 2012 … he recorded 51 receptions for 733 yards and
nine touchdowns for the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges’ north division
champion … caught 11 passes for 113 yards vs. Northwest C.C. and seven passes for 158 yards vs.
Southwest C.C. … his team won first eight games before dropping final two games of the season …
named the No. 9 junior college prospect in the nation by 247Sports and the No. 3 receiver … Smith will
have three seasons to complete two years of athletic eligibility at Ohio State … he is the son of Erika
Smith.

Tracy Sprinkle
Defensive End / 6-2, 241
Elyria, Ohio / Elyria High School

Overview: The 2012 Associated Press first-team all-Ohio selection and Division I co-defensive player of
the year, Tracy Sprinkle recorded 19 sacks and 30 total tackles-for-loss among his 103 tackles as a senior
… dominant games included five sacks against Amherst Steele and four sacks (and 12 tackles) against
Hudson … the first defensive player since Matt Wilhelm in 1999 to win the prestigious Lorain County
Golden Helmet award as the best player in the county … also was named the Northeast Ohio All-Lake
District Defensive Player of the Year as a senior … Elyria, coached by Kevin Fell, was 7-3 in both 2012
and 2011 … Sprinkle, a Top 30 strong side defensive end by 247Sports, had 27 sacks his final two
seasons of play … he was a third-team all-state pick as a junior after making 94 tackles and eight sacks …
Elyria High’s Chase Farris is a third-year sophomore offensive lineman at Ohio State … Sprinkle, who
enrolled at Ohio State in January, is the son of Tracie Sprinkle and Percy Hicks.

Jayme Thompson
Safety / 6-2, 185
Toledo, Ohio / Central Catholic

Overview: Jayme Thompson is a consensus four-star prospect (ESPN, Rivals, Scout, 247Sports) and
among the top 250 prospects in the nation (No. 204 on the Rivals 250 and No. 218 on the ESPN 300) …
considered the top safety in Ohio (ESPN) and the No. 12 prospect in the state … played in the All-
American bowl Dec. 27 in Houston … helped lead his Central Catholic Fighting Irish, coached by Greg
Dempsey, to the 2012 Division II state title and a 14-1 record … Central, also the high school of former
Buckeye Dane Sanzenbacher, defeated defending state champion Trotwood-Madison, 16-14, in the title
game for the second state title in school history (2005) … Thompson was an Associated Press all-state
pick as a senior when he had 48 tackles, an interception and two fumble recoveries … he also helped
Central to the state playoffs in 2011 and was a second-team AP all-Ohio pick … played at St. Francis
DeSales in Toledo prior to attending Central Catholic as a junior and senior … moved to Toledo from
Washington, D.C. … is the son of Deon Thompson … practices Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Dontre Wilson
Running Back / 5-10, 174
DeSoto, Texas / DeSoto

Overview: Dontre Wilson announced Feb. 4 live on Dallas’ KDFW TV4 that he would accept his Ohio
State scholarship offer and become a Buckeye … his choice gives the Buckeyes three players – QB J.T.
Barrett (Wichita Falls) and LB Mike Mitchell (Plano) – from the state of Texas in this recruiting class …
Wilson is the No. 5 player in Texas and considered one of the Top 100 players in the nation and a
consensus four-star prospect (ESPN, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports) … rated as the No. 5 all-purpose back by
Rivals … ranked overall as high as No. 50 and the nation’s No. 10 running back by Scout) … also rated
No. 55 on the ESPN 150 and No. 100 on the Rivals 250 … led DeSoto, coached by Claude Mathis, to the
Texas Class 5A Division I state semifinals as a senior by rushing for 1,895 yards and 37 touchdowns and
catching 37 passes for 750 yards and nine scores … DeSoto finished 14-1 on the season … Wilson
finished his high school career with over 3,200 rushing yards, 1,200 receiving yards and 81 touchdowns
... the son of Don Wilson.

Christopher Worley
Safety / 6-3, 195
Cleveland, Ohio / Glenville

Overview: Christopher Worley was one of the final prospects in this Class of 2013 to commit to
attending Ohio State, doing so on Jan. 11 … a special mention Associated Press all-state pick as a senior,
Worley led Glenville, coached by Ted Ginn, to an 8-2 record this season by recording 89 tackles with
nine sacks, five interception returns for touchdowns and five forced fumbles … for his career he had 161
tackles, 13 sacks, eight interceptions and seven forced fumbles … a Top 25 senior prospect in Ohio (No.
20 by 247Sports and No. 25 by ESPN) … Worley extends a streak of Glenville Tarblooders signing NLIs
with Ohio State to 12 consecutive years … 19 Tarblooders have become Buckeyes since 2002, including
four current members of the team – Marcus Hall, Christian Bryant, Cardale Jones and Devan Bogard –
and past greats like Super Bowl players Donte Whitner and Ted Ginn (San Francisco 49ers) and 2006
Heisman Trophy winner Troy Smith … Christopher is the son of Michelle Bandy and Chris Worley, Sr.

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