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Saginaw (Mich.) Heritage four-star class of 2015 athlete Brian Cole had made an unofficial visit and attended a camp at Ohio State, but Saturday night was his first time experiencing a game in The Horsehoe.
"It was a good visit, great atmosphere to be in," Cole said. "It was a great game to watch too, so it was a lot of fun. It was loud too."
Cole made the trip to Columbus with his father and a family friend. They had a short chat with assistant coach Kerry Coombs prior to the game.
Ohio State is one of six schools that have offered the 6-foot-2, 190-pound Cole. With 16 months remaining before he will sign a national letter of intent, Cole is using these junior-year game visits as an opportunity to evaluate the schools that have offered, but is not yet in the process of narrowing his focus.
"Everybody is just even," Cole said. "I like every school that has offered and am still looking at all of them."
Among the schools that have offered, Cole has also made game visits to Michigan and Michigan State this season.
"I have been to both of them more than three times," Cole said. "The Michigan-Notre Dame game was good. The halftime show was real nice. I went to the game when (Michigan State) played Western Michigan."
The other schools that have offered Cole are Tennessee, Wisconsin and Eastern Michigan. He said his next game visit will be to Tennessee sometime in October.
Josh Helmholdt is the Midwest Region football recruiting analyst for Rivals.com. You can click here to follow him on Twitter.
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