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Meyer lands top defensive end Noah Spence

Posted on: December 18, 2011 7:38 pm
 
Posted by Bryan Fischer

Urban Meyer has taken over Ohio State and quickly brought in a defensive line class that rivals any in the country. The latest addition came Sunday with Harrisburg (Pa.) five-star Noah Spence, who committed on his official visit to Columbus on Sunday.

"I am committed to Ohio State and I just decided to do it before the Under-Armour game," Spence told Scout. "I We went into Urban Meyer's office and I said Coach I am done and I want to be a part of the Buckeye Nation. I'd still like to announce on TV where I am going, but I didn't want to wait anymore."

The 6-foot-4, 245-pound Spence is ranked as the nation's top defensive end and number three overall prospect by Maxpreps. He held scholarship offers from just about every program from coast-to-coast but the comfort factor with Meyer and Ohio State allowed him to commit while on his visit.

"It feels so great, I am truly blessed," he said. "Feels like I got the monkey off my back and I thank God for being with me every step of the way and for blessing myself and my family."

Spence is the Buckeyes' 19th commitment for the class of 2012 and joins fellow top 100 recruits Se'Von Pittman and Tommy Schutt on the defensive line. He amassed 98 tackles and 12.5 sacks during his senior season and should compete for a starting spot early on at Ohio State.

"He blends great size with speed, quickness, and power," analyst Tom Lemming said of Spence. "He has a keen sense for the football and uses it on every down. Remarkably active with a terrific burst, he's able to rip off blocks with strong hands and tremendous natural strength."

Comments

Since: Mar 20, 2008
Posted on: August 10, 2012 2:47 pm
 

Meyer lands top defensive end Noah Spence

Freaking PRICELESS!!!!!!!




Since: Mar 28, 2009
Posted on: December 21, 2011 5:17 pm
 

Meyer lands top defensive end Noah Spence

Funny how your program picks up a prized blue chip recruit, and all you can talk about is MICHIGAN. MICHIGAN must have turned down your application or something. You should be rejoicing about your new recruit, not crying about MICHIGAN, it's coach, or his past.



Since: Dec 20, 2011
Posted on: December 20, 2011 6:26 pm
 

Meyer lands top defensive end Noah Spence

Yeah, what's the big deal?  Everybody kills people, murders people ......



Since: Oct 5, 2006
Posted on: December 20, 2011 5:54 am
 

Meyer lands top defensive end Noah Spence

Funny how all the Michigan fans come out to rip Urban yet they would have sold their souls to have landed him as a coach over the current fat man B Joke
Funny how a couple of years ago OSU fans labeled Urban as the picture of cheating, the embodyment of all that is wrong with college football,  NOW, not so much.



Since: Jul 23, 2009
Posted on: December 20, 2011 3:17 am
 

Meyer lands top defensive end Noah Spence

Im  no Michigan fan but I  do take issue with you calling my cousin fat.That is the childish b.s. ive heard from  tOSU fans on this board,say what you want but Brady has done a great job everywhere he has been including UM.     &n
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Since: Sep 26, 2011
Posted on: December 19, 2011 8:50 pm
 

Meyer lands top defensive end Noah Spence

Funny how all the Michigan fans come out to rip Urban yet they would have sold their souls to have landed him as a coach over the current fat man B Joke. I live in San Diego and know some of the kids that played on his SDSU team last year. There are very bitter feelings how he did not even have the nads to tell his team face to face that he was quitting. He had an assistant do it and never had the courage to tell them face to face even to this day. How many highly regarded coached (I know Les Miles for one) turned down the head job and they SETTLES on the fat man. Yet at TOSU we get the best available coach right off the bat. I bet the fat man is eating himself into a coma as his nerves must be getting worst by the day watching Urban pluck blue chipper after blue chipper. Have a bag of Oreos on me fat man.




Since: Jul 27, 2008
Posted on: December 19, 2011 7:29 pm
 

Meyer lands top defensive end Noah Spence

I can't believe all the comments on Ohio State being these terrible cheaters.  What these kids did pales in comparison to some schools in the past.  In the 80's you Oklahoma players arrested for rape and assault,  you also had Miami players commiting every type of crime you can think of.  Again in the 90's you had Miami in trouble with drugs, assaults, prostitution.  USC gave Reggie Bush's parents a house and jobs I believe.  The only thing that happened at OSU is some kids sold THEIR memorbilia for tattoos.  I think the NCAA should investigate every college player who has more than one tattoo if they are going to go after OSU like they murdered someone.  It is ridiculous.  It backfired on all OSU haters though because now we have an even better coach.  This guy built winners at Bowling Green and Utah...wow.  I can't wait to see what he does at Ohio State.  So much jealousy throughout the country and it's not like OSU is winning National Championships every year. 



Since: Jan 18, 2011
Posted on: December 19, 2011 6:01 pm
 

Meyer lands top defensive end Noah Spence

I love it!!! All those Ohio haters comming up with excuses as to why they lost against us. You people want us to get hammered because you can't beat us. All I see is crying over this and it was something as petty as trespassing but the world want us exicuted. I didn't realize all the hate for a school until these ... "I don't know what to call them" showed me. Did we beat you while you were undefeated? Did we knowck you out of a perfect season? I know what it is but didn't really think Michigan had that many fans. Bahahahaha!!!!



Since: Dec 19, 2011
Posted on: December 19, 2011 5:38 pm
 

Meyer lands top defensive end Noah Spence

You claim that the NCAA should punish OSU for "ten years of cheating".  There has never been any allegation of ten years of cheating.  There was an issue with one incident of cheating for which the person who did it (Tressel) was fired and the year in which ineligible players played (2010) were vacated.  It seems that certain Michigan fans were like to think that there was cheating going on during the entire Tressel era but the NCAA did not alledge such behavior nor is there any proof of such on-going behavior.  I know Michigan would like to believe that they could only be beaten for ten years if the other team was cheating but, quite frankly, we didn't have to cheat to beat the crap out of you.  You all can deny all you want, maybe it makes being a wolverine easier to bear.



Since: Aug 31, 2006
Posted on: December 19, 2011 4:53 pm
 

Meyer lands top defensive end Noah Spence

unplay-- your reputation and level say all I need to know--ROOKIE.  Best look at what Meyer accomplished at BG, Utah and Florida before you open your mouth again .  Long line of misfits at OSU??  what about Michigan or even Indiana?? At least we have won 7 national titles and played for many others(including multiple Rose Bowl losses) with our 'misfits'.  I count one with BOTH  of your schools in a combined  total of  125 years!! AND oh didnt Michigan  have a fab five fiasco disaster with booster Ed Martin?? and didnt IU have NCAA  problems with Kelvin Sampson and a chair throwing former coasch as well ??  Gee whiz, this stuff just happens everywhere huh??  Funny you mention former sports players --since Ohio State probably has the most manning the sports desks at ESPN and elsewhere--you might heard of a couple of them....Herbstreit, Robert Smith, Eddie  George ,Clark Kellogg and  Jimmy Jaclson  along with the aforementioned Spielman--a college football hall of fame inductee.  AND IF some players need to return to Columbus for work--Please tell me how Ann Arbor or Bloomington would offer those teams players more than a capital city and the 15th largest city in the country?  How many Fortiune 500  companies are in those small cities?  Your statements are asinine, your arguments have no basis and you have proven yourself to be an idiot.  HO-HO Happy Holidays to you and yours.


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