Ryan Day’s Ohio State football program is said to no longer match up to get former LSU cornerback Eli Ricks into the transfer window.
While Ohio State has been seen as the leader to land the former five-star from Rancho Cucamonga, California, Buckeyes backed away from fear most defensive defenders will switch immediately when he enters the program. A big reason why Ohio State has two losses in the year is that their defense is underrated. The Buckeyes will play the Utah Utes in the Rose Bowl.
Alabama, Georgia and USC are considered the main teams to watch in the ongoing Ricks recruiting.
Eli Ricks Recruitment: Who’s Favored To Get Him After Ohio State Withdraws?
While no predictions have been made so far as to where Ricks will join the portal, it’s hard to ignore the impact of Lincoln Riley leaving Oklahoma and taking over USC. It’s a complete game changer. Players like Ricks wouldn’t make it to the SEC if the Trojan had the right head coach. Now, it looks like they do. However, Alabama and Georgia are absolute recruiting beasts.
Ricks competed against Nick Saban’s Alabama Crimson Tide during his two-year run in the SEC West. While LSU didn’t play Georgia when Ricks was in Baton Rouge, Kirby Smart has done a phenomenal job on the recruiting road, especially attracting top talent from California to link to his team there. Athens. It’s still early days, but USC’s case for getting Ricks has become more compelling.
With Ohio State betting the Ricks, what does that say about the Day State Buckeyes program?
https://fansided.com/2021/12/07/ohio-state-football-ryan-day-eli-ricks-recruitment/ Ryan Day is true to his word, refusing to transfer the turning angle