Michigan Is Trending For The No. 1 Recruit In The State Of Ohio

first_imgHead coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes and Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines talk on the field prior to their game.COLUMBUS, OH – NOVEMBER 26: (R-L) Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes and Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines talk on the field prior to their game at Ohio Stadium on November 26, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)Zach Harrison is the No. 1 recruit in the state of Ohio. The five-star defensive end, an Olentangy Orange product, is the No. 5 overall recruit in the country. He’s one of Urban Meyer’s most-important recruits in years.Ohio State hosted Harrison on a visit this weekend, as the five-star prospect watched the Buckeyes’ victory over Nebraska at Ohio Stadium.Another school is currently “trending” for Harrison, though. It’s not one Ohio State fans are going to like.The Michigan Wolverines are trending for a five-star 2019 prospect.https://t.co/GHLcReCR92— 247Sports (@247Sports) November 5, 2018From 247Sports:Fresh off a statement 42-7 victory against Penn State, Michigan picked up momentum in recruiting for the No. 1 recruit from the state of Ohio. Defensive end Zach Harrison of Lewis Center (Ohio) Olentangy Orange High began trending toward the Wolverines following the weekend.The 247Sports Composite five-star recruit and No. 5 overall recruit in the nation picked up six Crystal Ball predictions toward Michigan over the last 24 hours, including one from director of football recruiting Steve Wiltfong. Wiltfong breaks down his prediction for VIPs inside.Ohio State leads with a 65 percent forecast in the 247Sports Crystal Ball, but the Wolverines continue to gain ground. While Harrison lives within a stone’s throw of Columbus, he recently visited Ann Arbor for the Wolverines’ victory over Wisconsin.Harrison is as big of a “must-get” recruit as it gets for Urban Meyer and Ohio State. He’s an elite five-star prospect who plays his high school football in the shadows of Ohio Stadium. Losing him to any other program would be a major blow; losing him to Michigan would be devastating.Still, Ohio State is seen by most as the favorite to land him, with 65 percent of the predictions on 247Sports’ “Crystal Ball.” We appear to need to keep a close eye on Michigan moving forward, though.last_img

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