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In the above article, Jaylon says that "he has spent his entire life trying to get out of his brother's shadow (OSU Running Back/Rod Smith) and this year he has finally done it.". That just doesn't sound good for our chance at this stud linebacker. What say you?
This post has been edited 2 times, most recently by buckeye252007 2 years ago
I think you are reading too much into that.....OSU seems very much in the running
He grew up a HUGE Buckeye fan. He has broken out of his brothers shadows and he is his own person and player now. I would say he has busted out to be a better prospect than his brother. I dont think he will let something like that get in the way of him filling his childhood & life long dream of becoming a Buckeye. Im not saying he is a lock for OSU. But it will be hard to beat Meyer & the Bucks!
I say read the rest of the article and then edit your post
I don't think you picked up the gist of what he was saying.
He made it pretty clear that he has done what he needs to do to prove himself and get out of Rod's shadow already. Whether or not Rod is doing well at Ohio State may end up having very little to do with where Jaylon goes.
especially if WE GO 11-1 or even UNDEFEATED!!!!
Where did you hear that he was a Buckeye fan?
He made a few comments about being a fan when Rod committed, but he has repeatedly said that he doesn't have any allegiance to any college team. Most people around him seem to think if he has a bias it would be toward Notre Dame.
I did read the article, but it is contradicting in my opinion. That is why I started this thread to see what everyone's opinions were, hence my ending with "what say you."
Yes, I read the article and that is why I said "what say you?" I feel that it's sending a mixed signal and therefore wanted everyone's opinion.
I think any guesses based on one or two quotes are meaningless. Its a long way away and everyone wants him.
I am a Buckeye...proof there is a God in Heaven who loves me.
I like your point. Never thought of it that way. I guess only time will tell. I Love Recruiting!!!! Go BUCKS!!!
I like your style....LOL
This is not a surprise. He has been saying that for sometime now.
I think you made a valid point and question. Maybe not putting the "not good for OSU" in caps would have been a little more subtle, however.
Rod will not be a superstar at tOSU like he was in HS. Jaylon will be much better. Hopefully he will not therefore be following in Rod's shadow.
I do think Rod will be very important in his decision, however.
Lets hope Rod loves the new coaches, the team atmosphere, works his hind end off and tells his little Bro how great it is to be a buckeye!
I'm hoping Urban "Honey Badger" Meyer just takes what he wants! LOL
Good point and I'll keep that in mind for next time. I'm mature enough to appreciate constructive criticism. Again, thanks for the input. Go BUCKS!!!
It should be pretty clear by now that I felt there was conflicting info and was curious what others were thinking. In short, Yes I read it and then posed a question for everyone.
Here is another interesting tidbit, also from B/R web article.
Hope it turns out that Jalin Marshall is a "special player" for tOSU.
FYI, you might have to scroll back once you pull up the link. It starts on #1 and Marshall is at #5.
This post was edited by buckeye252007 2 years ago
Not sure what you mean. Would you be willing to expand upon you comment? Thanks.
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