What a day for Centerville offensive lineman Evan Lisle. In yesterday’s Ohio HS Insider, we talked about how Lisle had not been offered by Alabama or Ohio State. By the end of the day he had offers from both…
What a day for Centerville offensive lineman Evan Lisle. First he landed a scholarship offer
from Alabama. Then tonight he received one from Ohio State.
been a pretty big night,” Lisle said moments ago. “The Alabama offer
came in around 6:00 (pm) and then about three hours later Ohio State was
right behind them.”
Lisle went on to discuss how the offer from the Bucks came about.
“Michael Bennett texted me and said to call coach (Urban) Meyer,”
Lisle said. “He’s in Hawaii, (but) he said how much he wanted me at
Ohio State. Then my parents got on the phone. It was pretty special. I
was pretty excited that he offered. It’s been a big day.”
The 6-foot-6 and 260-pound Lisle started his sophomore season at
tight end though he moved to tackle at times. Lisle played offensive
right tackle during his junior season.
With the recent additions of Nebraska, Ole Miss and Toledo to go
with Ohio State and Alabama today, Lisle has seen his scholarship offer
list rise to 13 in recent weeks. It is a list that also includes
Oklahoma, Michigan, Boston College, Kentucky, West Virginia, Illinois,
Miami and Cincinnati.
Lisle attended the Buckeyes’ junior day on Jan. 29. He is talking
about visiting Notre Dame, Illinois, Oklahoma, Michigan and Virginia in
the coming weeks.
Lisle is going to try to attend the Buckeyes’ spring game and also visit Alabama this spring.
“Right now I don’t have a favorite,” Lisle said. “I’m still
picking out my top choices. But Ohio State will probably be one of
Kurelic’s Comment: A huge battle is brewing for Lisle’s
services with the Bucks now right in the thick of things. I certainly
would not say the Buckeyes are a lock to land Lisle, but I also wouldn’t
bet against them.
Check out Lisle in action courtesy of our friends at ScoutingOhio.com: