**Friend Of Paris? … When it comes to recruiting any little advantage, “in” or edge is welcomed. In the case of 5-star safety Edward Paris (Arlington, Texas/Mansfield Timberview), the Buckeyes are hoping “a friend” could perhaps help them in their quest to land a commitment from the 2014 standout.
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When Paris was a freshman at Mansfield Timberview, Derrick Anderson was a senior track athlete at the school. Anderson is now the lone Texan on Ohio State men’s track team. The two are friends and of course have talked about Ohio State. While this certainly doesn’t guarantee Paris will follow Anderson to OSU, it is definitely a positive.
Paris is the No. 1 2014 prospect in the state of Texas, the country’s No. 2 safety and the No. 10 overall prospect in the 247Sports rankings. He has approximately 20 scholarship offers including Ohio State, Texas A&M, Texas, LSU, Georgia Tech, UCLA, West Virginia, Clemson, Notre Dame, Michigan and SMU.
**What’s A Duckworth? … When the Class of 2014 in Ohio and quarterbacks are discussed, the primary name to come up is DeShone Kizer from Toledo Central Catholic. Don’t get us wrong: Kizer is a big-time prospect.
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