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'05 CA S/RB Shawn Oatis (UCLA signee)

Discussion in 'College Football' started by Buckskin86, May 10, 2004.

  1. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator

    Rivals- Premium

    Oatis said that ND and tOSU are the two teams locked for visits- he will keep his options open on the rest of his visits
  2. LordJeffBuck

    LordJeffBuck Illuminatus Emeritus Staff Member

    In a new Rivals article, Oatis confirms that Ohio State will get an official visit.

    Rivals on Shawn Oatis (6/17/04)
  3. Buckeye Dan

    Buckeye Dan Newbie

    Rivals Premium Update - 06/29/2004


    • Stands at 11 offers
    • Notre Dame and Ohio State will get official visits
    • Took unofficial visits UCLA and Stanford
    • May take visits to Arizona, Oregon, and possibly Washington.
    • Has liked ND and OSU since he was little
    • Being receuited by Doc Tressel
    • Coach Fickell visited Oatis at his school
    • Likes the fact that OSU won the NC recently
  4. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator

    Allen Wallace-Insiders premium

    article was done by Wallace who is a national writer with no bias toward ND or tOSU-very optimistic comments from Shawn-tOSU and ND are his two solid favorites and both will get official visits. It seems like Shawn has respect for Tress, Coach Tucker and Fickel. He has also discussed tOSU with Ryan Williams. Ryan relays info from tOSU coaches to Shawn. Ya gotta love it :)
  5. LordJeffBuck

    LordJeffBuck Illuminatus Emeritus Staff Member

    It sounds like Ryan Williams is already a great ambassador for Ohio State - first generating interest from Bemoll and Sanchez, no working on Oatis. Keep up the good work, Ryan!
  6. LordJeffBuck

    LordJeffBuck Illuminatus Emeritus Staff Member

    Last edited: Jul 13, 2004
  7. Tipdogusaf

    Tipdogusaf Freshman

    i might have missed it but the only thing i saw about shawn oatis said he is going on an unofficial visit to Arizona on july 30th.
  8. LordJeffBuck

    LordJeffBuck Illuminatus Emeritus Staff Member

    Thanks Tipdog - the lead-in to the article was misleading (and I can't find my BSB password right now....)
  9. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator

    Bnuts premium

    nice article from Duane

    He will visit tOSU on Oct 22nd and ND on Oct 8th- his two favorites

    He became interested in tOSU after the NC and he is a fan of Doss

    Ryan Williams and dad are helping to recruit Oatis to tOSU
  10. LordJeffBuck

    LordJeffBuck Illuminatus Emeritus Staff Member

  11. BB73

    BB73 Loves Buckeye History Staff Member Bookie '16 & '17 Upset Contest Winner

    It's nice to see the 2002 NC making a difference in the way we're looked at by out-of-state recruits. Both Bemoll and Oatis have mentioned it.
  12. BuckNutty

    BuckNutty Hear The Drummer Get Wicked Staff Member Bookie

    Rivals Premium

    Oatis just got back from an unofficial to Arizona and really enjoyed it. He will now make an official visit there in late October.
    Last edited: Jul 31, 2004
  13. Buckeyejeff

    Buckeyejeff Newbie

    Keep hearing he would be the perfect compliment to AM-W. Hope his interest is sincere. On a side note, interesting the mention of Arizona. I hope Mike Stoops can transform that school into a power. USC needs the competition out on the left coast. That league is a cake walk for USC, both on the field and on the recruiting trails. It would be nice to see the west coast kids show interest in someone other than USC, Texas and Oklahoma.
  14. stxbuck

    stxbuck Woody wore Sambas

    The Pac-10 is a flavor of the month league when it comes to recruiting. USC is currently top dog, but a few-4 or 5-years ago, UCLA and Washington were the top dogs. California, Arizona, Oregon, and Washington State are all recruiting much better now than they were 5 years ago, and Washington is in a bit of a recruiting slump.
  15. Buckeyejeff

    Buckeyejeff Newbie

    I agree with your statement. However, this time around it will probably take Pete Carroll and Norm Chow leaving for USC to slump again. Just too much going for them right now.

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