Westlake, Ohio, linebacker B.J. Travers made 194 tackles including 15 for losses his junior season. He has been a varsity starter at inside linebacker since his sophomore year.
The 6-foot-1 and 235 pound Travers is one of the Buckeye state's top linebacker prospects. Travers was an all-conference, all-district, and honorable mention all-state selection his junior season.
Recruiters are well aware of Travers talents.
"I've gotten a few offers so far," Travers said. "I'm interested in USC. I have an offer from them. Pete Carroll called and offered."
"Iowa said when I go out there they'll offer."
"I like Penn State. I like Oklahoma. They were at my school last week. Ohio State and Michigan have been at my school. I like them."
"I like Pitt and West Virginia. They both offered. All the MAC offered. I have more too."
"I have no one school that stands out. I'm not even close to deciding."
"I'm going to Oklahoma and Ohio State's camps. And maybe USC's camp."