Mission Viejo, Calif., offensive lineman Kevin Bemoll's visit to Ohio State over the weekend went so well Bemoll seems on the verge of committing to Ohio State, quite possibly before the end of the week.
"We got back from Ohio State on Sunday night," Bemoll said. "We were there from Friday morning till Sunday. Ryan (Williams) and I, Ryan's dad, and his little brother went."
"I loved it. I couldn't ask for more. I had an LSU trip planned for July 23, but I think I'm going to cancel it. I think we are going to switch tickets so me and my family can go to back to Ohio State instead. My mom and I, and possibly my dad would go out to Ohio State."
"I really enjoyed it at Ohio State. The facilities are really nice. And it's nice knowing I would know someone (Ryan Williams has already committed to Ohio State) at Ohio State."
"The coaches are religious at Ohio State. Coming from a religious family, that's important to me. I spent a lot of time talking to coach Tressel. He's a good guy."
"Ohio State's my leader. I plan on being done with things in about a week. It's looking good for Ohio State. The soonest I would commit is by the end of the week."
"I want to talk to Mark Sanchez. He's split between Ohio State and Texas, and USC is in his backyard. If Mark tells me tomorrow he's going to Ohio State, then I would commit to Ohio State tomorrow. Ryan and I are going to try to get him to go to Ohio State."
What if Sanchez opts for Texas or USC?
"That wouldn't affect my decision," Bemoll said. "But it would be nice if all three of us go to Ohio State."
The 6-5 and 295-pound Bemoll is one of the top offensive line prospects west of the Mississippi. He has scholarship offers from Ohio State, LSU, Miami, Florida, UCLA, Cal, San Diego State, Oklahoma, Arizona, Oregon, and Washington among others.
Defensive end teammate Ryan Williams committed to Ohio State earlier this summer and fellow teammate, quarterback Mark Sanchez , visited the Buckeyes earlier this summer and came away very impressed. Sanchez has offers from the Buckeyes, Texas, and USC, and will likely decide between the three in the near future.