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Andrew Bone tweets...
#OhioSt commitment @mjones__65 let me know that he will take an official to #Alabama on November 9.
We may have lost the battle......but not the war.
This one will be tough to pull out. Jones might as well de-commit, open up a spot, explore his options, and commit to us later if he wants.
If true then goodbye! Open up a spot where we can take two of Mavety, Prince, or Bookser
In the words of the late great Colonel Sanders "I'm too drunk to taste this chicken!"
Quenton Nelson is still a possibility, but slim. There's also Ruble and the Wallace kid.
Middle of state playoffs?
He looks at bama osu should look for his replacement.
Let these kids take advantage of these once in a lifetime opportunities to see games on someone else's dime. They get one shot at it. If he's wavering, Urban will know and will deal with it.
The thing he needs to realize is what Ohio State and Columbus can do for him after football. Alabama will do nothing for you after football is over.
The only problem with that is that I would be willing to bet Lattimore makes the visit with him. I wouldn't be terribly upset about losing Jones but losing Lattimore to Bama would flat out be a kick in the nuts.
Jones has been warned before about playing games, but I think that is the LSU game and Smith and Lattimore are going as well.
Meyer allowed Bogard to visit USC late in the game as an OSU commit, you got to believe this Jones trip to Bama is all set up thru Ginn Sr. and OSU/Meyer, just a freebie to a huge LSU game with other Glenville kids.
Board meltdown in 5,4,3,2,1
Jones didn't visit Michigan with the other Glenville kids........ He is legitimately interested in Bama.
Hope it's nothing too, bit check out his twitter picture too, wearing a bama shirt.
Sorry, but if Im offered a free all inclusive trip to Bama or any other top football program Im going to take it. Before even committing to this or any other trip, I would give Urbs my 100% solid looking in the eye handshake and tell him Im going to go enjoy myself.
Michigan is not Alabama-LSU either. I don't see why anyone would ever visit Michigan unless they have LEGIT interest in going there.
I'm gonna hold off until he actually makes that visit.
Wow a logical thinker. +1
Isn't that when Latt and Smith are visiting? Think he just wants the experience.
Nope. Meyer will just land Bookser, or Ruble.
Wonder if Nelson will be back in play after Hood decommitment?
Am I the only one who doesn't turn into a Negative Nancy everytime one of our verbally committed recruits goes on an official visit somewhere other than Columbus? I don't understand why everyone has such a huge problem with it. First of all, it's an all-expenses paid vacation for them & their family. Second, if a school wants to waste their time and try to persuade them on their dime, fair enough. Finally, it's their life! Let them choose to do with it as they please. Let us not forget, our primary concern is with A GAME, A SPORT. However, this choice will effect them for the rest of their lives. Let's not be petty. If player wants to visit another school, enjoy. If they de-commit, so be it, we wish you well. But let's leave the cliff alone and let the chips fall where they may.
No, Hood had very little to do with Nelson committing, but if Nelson believes Ohio State is truly the better opportunity for him, he might flip. Slim chance though, IMO.
@K_Bergs: See @BigQ56, it's ok to decommit. Then you can come to the good side
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
-- Dean Wormer
no problem with it.
if Jones can look around, then so can Ohio State.
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