Looking at Ohio’s top 2010 prospects: Nos. 16-25


Steubenville QB Dwight Macon

We begin our survey of Ohio’s top prospects for 2010 with this look at players ranked Nos. 16-25. This story includes video links for all 10 players.

Stay tuned as we unveil the rest of this group.

We used to say that the days after national signing day was the first day to begin the push toward the following year’s class. 

Today, we will begin our look at the top prospects in Ohio for 2010. Mark Porter of ScoutingOhio.com and Recruiting Analyst Bill Kurelic have collaborated on this list.


We will start today with our top 25 countdown of Ohio’s top prospects with players ranked 25th down to 16th. We also have a list of players also considered for the top 25.


We will follow with lists of players ranked 11-15, 6-10 and finally the top five.


These bios contain comments video links for many of these players from ScoutingOhio.com.


16.  Jerald Robinson, wide receiver, Canton South – Robinson (6-2, 180, 4.55) had over 500 receiving yards during his sophomore season.  He caught 48 passes for close to 600 yards through 10 regular season games his junior season. Cincinnati, Ohio State and other Big Ten schools are watching closely.


Jerald Robinson Highlight Video


17.  Latwan Anderson, safety, Lakewood St. Edward – Anderson (5-11, 185, 4.4) played safety, wide receiver and returned punts and kickoffs during his junior season.  He had 50 tackles, intercepted five passes, forced four fumbles and scored six touchdowns as a junior. He reportedly has early offers from Michigan, Michigan State, Cincinnati and Virginia. He is also interested in Ohio State.


Latwan Anderson Highlight Video 

18.  Justin Favors, tight end, Trotwood-Madison – Favors (6-2, 227, 4.61) is a transfer from Dayton Meadowdale. His stock has been quickly on the rise this off-season.

Justin Favors Highlight Video


19.  Deron Brown, athlete prospect, Akron North – Brown (6-3, 185) has played defensive end at North, but could in a number of directions at the college level.

20.  Dwight Macon, quarterback, Steubenville – Macon (6-0, 190, 4.5) has already started two seasons for the storied Steubenville program. He rushed for 1,290 yards and 12 touchdowns and also threw for 1,666 yards and 14 touchdowns as a sophomore. This past year, he rushed for 837 yards and 12 touchdowns and also threw for 2,424 yards and 28 touchdowns against four interceptions. The Big Red reached the Division IV state title game. His list of school preferences includes most of the Big Ten, including OSU.


Dwight Macon Highlight Video


21.  Josh Davis, defensive tackle, Plain City Jonathan Alder – Davis (6-6, 270, 5.5) moved to Ohio from Indiana prior to his junior year. He has attended junior day events at Notre Dame and Indiana and also lists Illinois, Iowa, Ohio State and others.

Josh Davis Highlight Video

22.  Antonio Kinnard, linebacker, Youngstown Liberty – Kinnard (6-4, 210) displays good speed and gets upfield quickly to make plays. He also played fullback on defense.


Antonio Kinnard Highlight Video


23.  Anthony Schrock, wide receiver, Wadsworth – Schrock (6-3, 175, 4.52) caught 32 passes for 738 yards and seven touchdowns during his junior season. Akron has offered. He is also looking at OSU and Pittsburgh.


Anthony Schrock Highlight Video


24.  Taylor Miller, offensive lineman, Trenton Edgewood – Miller (6-5, 300, 5.2) was a varsity starter at nose tackle his freshman season.  He started at offensive left guard his sophomore season. He has offers from Western Michigan, Ohio U. and Akron. He also lists Ohio State, Cincinnati, Illinois and Purdue.


Taylor Miller Highlight Video


25.  Zac Rosenbauer, linebacker, Lima Shawnee – Rosenbauer (6-2, 235, 4.6) was a starter at inside linebacker his sophomore season when he made 117 tackles including 16 for loss.  He broke his right collar bone during the first scrimmage before his junior season, then broke it again on the first play of game six, and with the exception of that one play, missed his entire junior season. Ohio State, Michigan State, Michigan, Northwestern and Cincinnati are among the schools Rosenbauer has visited.


Zac Rosenbauer Highlight Video



More Players To Watch


Here are 20 more Ohio prospects who were considered for top-25 spots:


Clint Shepherd, OL, Eaton


Skyler Schofner, OL, Washington C.H.


Courtney Avery, CB, Lexington.


Brendan Carozzoni, TE, Cleveland St. Ignatius 


Bryant Ausperk, OL, Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary


Leveon Bell, RB, Groveport Madison


Brad Ferguson, OL/DL, Beloit West Branch


Davion Rogers, LB, Warren Harding


Mike Dorsey, ATH, Warren Harding


Braylon Heard, ATH, Youngstown Mooney


Matt Rotheram, OL, North Olmstead


Josh Russ, WR/OLB, Elyria Catholic


Kurtis Drummond, WR/DB, Hubbard


Eric Franklin, OL, Youngstown Mooney


Dominique Brown, QB, Cincinnati Winton Woods


Dan Schneider, TE, Avon Lake


Jon Ballard, QB, Austintown Fitch


Dominic Flewellyn, OL, Maple Heights


Kyle Widder, TE, New Philadelphia


Tyler Brause, QB, Bucyrus Wynford


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