Saturday, January 31, 2009

Buckeyes land quarterback from Texas

A few days after Virginia prep passer Tajh Boyd and Ohio-native Austin Boucher passed on Ohio State to play at Clemson and Miami University, respectively, the Buckeyes have finally landed a quarterback from the class of 2009.

Kenneth Guiton, a 6-2, 175-pound multi-threat quarterback from Houston, Texas (Eisenhower High School), announced Saturday that he will play for the Buckeyes next fall.

Guiton, who was being recruited heavily by Kansas, Northwestern, Houston and Iowa State, threw for more than 2,500 yards during his senior season at Eisenhower and added 17 touchdown tosses. He also ran for nearly 300 yards and 12 touchdowns.

According to, the Buckeyes have the No. 1 recruiting class for 2009.