As reported yesterday, highly touted tight end Louis Irizarry has committed to Ohio State, becoming the third verbal commitment for the 2003 class.
goes 6'5", 230, runs a 4.7 and hails from Youngstown Ursuline
, one of the top football programs in the state.His
offer list was extremely impressive including offers from Michigan, Notre Dame, Florida and Oklahoma.
With the verball commitments of Tony Gonzalez, Curt Lukens and now Irizarry
, Ohio State
has just 10 available scholarships, far fewer than most D-1A programs.
The commitment of Louis Irizarry
may not carry the weight of Zwick's commitment last year, but with so few scholarships available, prospects may feel that they need to come aboard while there is a scholarship available to them.
...Duane Long of Ohio Future Stars and Bucknuts.com broke the news early this evening that Youngstown Ursuline tight end Louis Irizarry has verbally committed to Ohio State.
is considered by most to be a top 3 tight end prospect in the nation.
...The Buckeye coaches had hoped Youngstown Ursuline start tight end Louis Irizarry would have verbally committed to Ohio State by now, but a trip to Notre Dame seemed to rule that out last weekend.
However, today Irizarry was on the Bucknuts radio hour and said that there is a 90% chance that he
will be a Buckeye.This may not happen quickly, but this would be a huge get for Ohio State
is probably one of the top 3 TE prospects nationally.