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2005 '05 OH Olineman AJ Haas (Duquesne signee)

Discussion in 'Football Recruiting' started by horseshoe1, Mar 19, 2004.

  1. horseshoe1

    horseshoe1 Newbie

    Does anyone have any info on this OL? Such as favorite, camps, will OSU
    offer ect.
  2. BuckNutty

    BuckNutty Hear The Drummer Get Wicked Staff Member Bookie


    There hasn't been any updates on Haas to this point so I'm not sure if he plans on camping at Ohio State. He is considered by many the second best O-lineman in the class although that could change. He seems to fit JT's criteria for players he likes up front. He's 6'6", 255 and very athletic. He also plays basketball. Early on his two favorites were scUM and Ohio State. You would think an offer will come, especially with an impressive showing at camp. In other years where scholarships weren't so tight I suspect he may already have one but there are several good looking prospects and the coaches may want to wait and see how some of these guys perform in their senior year.
  3. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator

    a few tidbits from the latest update

    40 yard dash-5.2
    Bench press- 225 pounds 13 times
    GPA- 3.2

    he has no offers yet but is interested in tOSU, scUM, PSU and ND- he claims no favorites

    he has been to tOSU and will go to ND senior day event

    no plans for any spring or summer camps- that is a bit disappointing

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    Last edited: Dec 22, 2004
  4. jlb1705

    jlb1705 hipster doofus Staff Member Bookie

    The rumblings are that Cordle and possibly Brewster or some other have passed Haas in the rankings. I heard that Duane moved Cordle ahead of Haas, and JT obviously did too. He still sounds like a good one, and I'd like to see him camp at OSU. Hopefully he doesn't end up being one of those guys like last year who didn't show up at camp, and then wondered why no offer was forthcoming.
  5. CleveBucks

    CleveBucks Serenity now Staff Member

    Doubtful OSU offers him without an appearance at camp. It's one stinkin day. If he doesn't want to attend, what does that say about his interest in OSU? It's only a 1.5 hour drive.
  6. Oh8ch

    Oh8ch Cognoscente of Omphaloskepsis Staff Member

    After Cordle I would very much question an OSU offer for Haas, especially without a camp. Bollman has already said he has more OL for spring practice than he has ever had anywhere he has coached. It looks like that number will be greater by two next Spring (subtract Kne and add Person, Skinner and Mitchum). With schollies low and two in the fold I wouldn't be surprised to see OSU throw offers at a few national studs and call it a day.
  7. MililaniBuckeye

    MililaniBuckeye The satanic soulless freight train that is Ohio St Staff Member Tech Admin

    If Haas blows off camping, then he can go pound coral...
  8. sears3820

    sears3820 Sitting around in my underwear.... Staff Member

    No doubt. After the offer to OK OL Craig Roark today, we can take more chances with those starry-eyed oos recruits. :nerd:

    I'm somewhat surprised we haven't thrown our hat in the Dan Doering ring yet. I know we're recruitng him but it doesn't seem like we're after him very hard.
  9. LordJeffBuck

    LordJeffBuck Illuminatus Emeritus Staff Member

    According to Kurelic, Haas is looking more toward MAC schools, but still retains "low" interest in Ohio State, Notre Dame, and Penn State; he will camp at OSU. Haas has no offers yet.

    Kurelic on Haas

    Haas' videos are okay, but not as impressive as some others. Although they are similar in size, Jim Cordle is much more athletic and mobile than Haas. Haas is pretty much a straight-ahead blocker, but he's not a road grader like Craig Roark; at times, Haas seemed to have a bit of trouble dominating his man. Alex Boone, of course, is in a different category altogether. All in all, maybe MAC is the proper level for Haas, although he will get a chance to prove himself at camp this summer.
  10. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator

    insiders premium

    not much new here- he has not made any camp or school visits this Spring and Summer- tOSU is his favorite but the only way he could earn an offer is to have a monster senior season
  11. LordJeffBuck

    LordJeffBuck Illuminatus Emeritus Staff Member

  12. Oh8ch

    Oh8ch Cognoscente of Omphaloskepsis Staff Member

    Wow. As a junior I believe Duane Long had him rated the #1 OL out of Ohio.
  13. bearonu

    bearonu 60% of the time, it works every time.

    Duquesne is a I-AA Mid-Major, which means that they do not offer scholarships (at least full) for football. Maybe he landed an academic ride.

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