Wednesday, June 30, 2010

VANNETT TO DECIDE TODAY; PERRY IN THE FOLD; TANNER SOON TO BE

WESTERVILLE — Westerville (OH) Central star tight end Nick Vannett will make his collegiate choice known today.

The 6-foot-6, 230 pound pass catcher, announced on his Facebook account on Tuesday afternoon that "I got a huge life changing decision ahead of me. I will announce where I am going to play college football at tomorrow."

Vannett, a class of 2011 recruit has offers from Ohio State, Notre Dame, Penn State, Michigan State, Iowa, Virginia Tech, Tennessee, Arizona and Wisconsin, among others.

PERRY IS A BUCKEYE — Ohio State has its first verbal from the class of 2012, as Lewis Center (OH) Olentangy linebacker, Josh Perry, issued his commitment to Jim Tressel and the Buckeyes on Tuesday.

Perry (6-3, 225) is one of the top junior linebacker prospects, not only in the state of Ohio, but also the country. The Buckeyes, who lost out on the top linebacker in Ohio for the class of 2010 (Lakota West's Jordan Hicks), and seem to be losing ground on the top backer in 2011 (Springfield's Trey DePriest), now have the commitment from the best in 2012, which should make OSU fans a little more at ease.

TANNER TO DECIDE FRIDAY — Columbus Eastmoor Academy safety Ron Tanner will announce his college destination on Friday at his high school at 10 a.m.

Tanner (6-1, 190) appears to be an OSU lock.

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