Junior to Watch: Shaun Lane
School: Hubbard, Ohio
Position: Defensive back and running back
Size and speed: Lane is 5-foot-11 and 175 pounds. He has been timed in the 40-yard dash at 4.45 seconds.
Statistics: Lane rushed for 2044 yards during his junior season and scored 27 times, but will likely play on defense in college.
Favorite Schools: Expected to announce a commitment to Ohio State
Skinny: Shaun Lane is the son of former Ohio State running back Garcia Lane.
Shaun Lane attended Ohio State's junior day last Saturday and was offered a scholarship. He committed according to sources, and is expected to announce that decision at a press conference on Thursday afternoon at 1:30. Lane becomes Ohio State's first commitment for the class of 2004.
Defensive back Jamario O'Neal from Mansfield (Ohio) Senior became Ohio State's first commitment for the class of 2005 earlier this week.