COLUMBUS (AP) — When opposing recruiters brought up Ohio State’s bowl ban and other problems, fresh Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer fought back.
“It was a two-week assault,” Meyer said after signing 25 players in what many experts have termed a class that is top-5 in the nation. “However instead of waiting for that to come, we went after it. We were extremely pro-active.”
Despite a 2012 bowl ban, NCAA probation and recruiting limitations, the forced resignation of Jim Tressel and the most losses (seven) for the Buckeyes since 1897, Meyer’s first recruiting class was an unqualified success.
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