Hyattsville (Md.) DeMatha offensive lineman Brock Ruble visited Ohio State today and he came away with rave reviews. The Buckeyes clearly made a great impression on Ruble.
"We got on campus around 8:30 in the morning and got a tour around the facilities and the rest of campus," said the 6-foot-8, 321-pound Ruble. "I saw everything from the practice field to the stadium and the dorms that I would be living in. I also got to see the academic buildings. It was such a beautiful campus."
Relationships with the coaching staff are always one of the most important factors in a player's recruitment.
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"I talked to Coach Warinner as well as a bunch of other coaches that we passed by during the visit," he said. "Coach Warinner was great. We talked about the style of offense, and his background as a coach.
"One of the things we talked about was what is expected of offensive lineman at Ohio State," Ruble said. "Ohio State has such a great tradition to uphold that you are held to a little higher standard. The expectations are very understandable.
One of the most important questions is about how the Buckeyes positioned themselves for Ruble's impending top five.
"I had a great visit and relationships were built on this visit," he said. "I cannot for sure say anything yet. My family and I are talking right now and will have a top five by tomorrow."