Shaker Heights’ Munger a Buckeye?

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Shaker Heights OL/DL Donovan Munger

Ohio State defensive tackle target Donovan Munger of Shaker Heights visited Ohio State a few weeks ago and came away feeling very good about what he saw. He was back over the weekend for the Buckeyes’ spring game and things again went very well. So what now…


Ohio State defensive tackle target Donovan Munger of Shaker Heights visited Ohio State a few weeks
ago and came away feeling very good about what he saw. He was back over
the weekend for the Buckeyes’ spring game and things again went very
well.

“It
was good,” Munger said. “I liked it. I got a chance to talk to some of
the recruits and a couple of the players. The game was good and I liked
the atmosphere.”

As one would guess, Munger kept a close eye on what was going on in the trenches.

“They have a lot of depth on the offensive and defensive lines,” Munger said. “They rotate a lot of guys in which I like.”

The 6-foot-4 and 285-pound Munger has close to 20 scholarship
offers including one from the Buckeyes, so it is not surprising the Ohio
State coaches spent time talking to him on Saturday.

“I talked to coach (Mike) Vrabel, coach (Stan) Drayton and coach
(Urban) Meyer,” Munger said. “Coach Meyer talked about how they like me.
It went well.”

Munger knows Meyer is quickly filling his 2013 recruiting class and filling it with great prospects.

“Their 2013 class is loaded with players,” Munger said. “They
could win a national championship. I have to think fast who I want to
visit. Everybody wants to go there.

“Coach Meyer said it’s up to me to decide. But I have to think
real fast. I have to start scheduling my visits real fast. They have a
whole bunch of defensive ends committed and they have some defensive
tackles in mind.”

In addition to Ohio State, Munger’s a list of offers includes
Auburn, Georgia, Notre Dame, Tennessee, Penn State, West Virginia,
Washington, Pitt, Illinois, Indiana, Syracuse, Georgia Tech, Boston
College, Louisville, Cincinnati and Minnesota.

“In the next month I’ll have to decide,” Munger said. “I really
wanted to take all my visits, but everyone wants to go to Ohio State.
I’m really surprised how fast all this is going.”

When asked if the Buckeyes are his leader, Munger said, “They are
up there. I’m still doing my research. I like Georgia, Tennessee, West
Virginia, I like a lot of schools. I have to narrow it down pretty
quick”

Munger has been a varsity starter since his freshman year when he
played guard. Munger started at tackle on both sides of the ball his
sophomore season. He played defensive end and offensive tackle during
his junior season.

“Ohio State just said defensive tackle,” Munger said.

Kurelic’s Comment: I would not be surprised if this one is
over sooner rather than later. In fact it would not shock me if it
ended in the Buckeyes’ favor in the next week.

Check out Munger in action courtesy of ScoutingOhio.com:

Donovan Munger Video

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