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'05 Ohio OL Zach Hennis (Kentucky Signee)

Discussion in 'College Football' started by Naplesbuckeye, Mar 16, 2004.

  1. Naplesbuckeye

    Naplesbuckeye Newbie

    Here we go again.....

    Plain City, Johnathin Alder HS OL 6-6 300 Zach Hennis has been mentioned as one of the top OL recruits in Ohio by Duane. BSB reports that Hennis has been to the Michigan Junior day already and "may" go to the OSU camp. He lists Michigan, OSU and ND as his favorites......

    If this kid is good enough for Michigan he is good enough for us. My stomach has turned as he lists Michigan and the Michigan Junior Day but what can you do? I hope we can win him over in the end.

    Does anyone else have any information on him?
  2. gbearbuck

    gbearbuck Herbie for President

    Why anybody in central Ohio would even consider scUM is a mystery to me... If scUM called my house, I'm sure my father would tell them they had the wrong number and to never call back...
  3. MililaniBuckeye

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

    Michigan is famous for their OL year after year, while ours is cyclic. However, hopefully this upcoming draft we'll have four OL (Bishop, Clarke, Olivea, and Stepanovich) drafted, which will convince Hennis that Ohio State is as good as any school in developing OL and putting them in position to make it to the pros.
  4. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator

    Here some more info on Zach

    Plain City (OH)
    Jonathan Alder
    Offensive guard

    Height: 6-foot-8
    Weight: 300 pounds
    40-yard dash: 5.35 seconds
    Weights: 365 pound bench press and 450 pound squats

    Other: First team Division IV as a junior. He also plays BBall.

    It sounds like he is a huge kid but has to keep an eye on his weight. He sounds similar to Steve Rehring. Steve put in the work and got offered by both tOSU and scUM but chose the good guys. Maybe Zach is on a similar path?
  5. Naplesbuckeye

    Naplesbuckeye Newbie

    Same school as Donnie Nicky...lets hope he can help the team out!
  6. CleveBucks

    CleveBucks Serenity now

    Boone, Haas, and Cironi are the top 3 OL in Ohio. We don't have that much room in this class anyways.
  7. Naplesbuckeye

    Naplesbuckeye Newbie

    Kurelic seems to think that it is down to OSU and Michigan for this kid. Duane states that he is a heavy OSU lean....Which one are we to believe? The kid is getting letters from Tennessee, Big 12 schools and others outside the Big Ten. He is from a tiny school, which may be the reason he is isn't regarded as a Top 3 OL. My guess is if he is getting courted by others and his school is that small, that he is definately one of the Top 3 linemen. I just don't want him to end up at Michigan or Tennessee like Munoz.
  8. BuckNutty

    BuckNutty Hear The Drummer Get Wicked Staff Member Bookie

    I think early on that was the case but Duane has been talking up Cordle lately. I believe he thinks Cordle is #2.
  9. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator

    I think early on that was the case but Duane has been talking up Cordle lately. I believe he thinks Cordle is #2.

    I agree it is still unclear who the top 5 Olineman are in Ohio

    It seems like Haas, Cirroni, Brewster, Cordle, Hennis, Ingold, Pollard, Tennant, White and maybe a few others could make a claim behind Boone. Ohio High originally had Boone, Haas, Cirroni, Pollard and Glaser as the top 5 (in that order) but as Nutty indicated Duane is already claiming Cordle is no.2.

    Whatever happens it is nice to know that tOSU has some solid choices for its remaining 2 or 3 open Oline spots behind Boone. And we didn't even mention the OOS's like Akers from MD, the PA guys like (Hartung, Thomas or Pritts) and I am sure HH has a few Florida kids he is working on :wink2:
  10. Naplesbuckeye

    Naplesbuckeye Newbie

    I don't care how strong Hartung is he needs to lose 100 pounds easy...We have been down the fatkid road way too many times with our linemen and we can't afford to have it happen again.
  11. Helpinghand

    Helpinghand Freshman

    He should be at OSU camp, he is trying to Nike Camp in Miami, but there is a conflict. He is on Conley's Radar.
  12. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator

    as reported on various sites- Hennis was spotted at practice along with P. Pollard, J. Sharps, M. Schlichter, Pettrey, Mitchum, Cordle while Brewster was there a few days ago
  13. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator

    Hennis stats from C-bus Nike camp- 6-7 1/2, 295 lbs., 5.3 in the 40, 25 bench press reps.

    He was at the Spring Game with a number of other Ohio standouts.

    It will be interesting to see what other Ohio lineman end up with an offer.

    Is it Hennis, Brewster, White, Kersey (who was also there), Cirroni, Haas (he seems to have moved down the list), Glaser (who was also at the game), Mahoney or Pollard??

    My guess is one of those guys (probably Brewster or Hennis) and one OOS for the final two spots.
    Last edited: Apr 26, 2004
  14. buckhunter

    buckhunter Newbie

    I personally feel that many recruits pull the "M" card to draw attention form our coaches. A bit of a competition thing...I don't see how any recruit can seriously consider both schools if they grew up in C-Bus like Hennis does.
  15. gbearbuck

    gbearbuck Herbie for President


    the "M" card was a good one... prob. right as well... never heard of the "M" card before...

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