Ratliff flipped from Marshall to Kent State
Elijah Ratliff, a defensive tackle from Reynoldsburg, Ohio has flipped his commitment from Marshall to Kent State during the week.
On Monday, Dave Berk reported that Ratliff was no longer committed to Marshall. Two days later, Ratliff tweeted his decision to go to Kent State instead.
Thanks to all the coaches who previously recruited me but at this time I am going to continue my athletic and academic career at Kent State University!!! Thanks to all the Kent State coaches for giving me this opportunity!!!@CoachCochranKSU @TheOC_CoachLew @CoachTomKaufman pic.twitter.com/1omcAEpyvo
— Elijah Ratliff (@eratliff44) January 17, 2018
According to 247sports.com, Ratliff is rated as a high two-star prospect and was previously targeted by other Mid-American Conference affiliate programs like Miami-OH, Ohio, Akron, Bowling Green and Toledo.
Toledo target adds Kent State offer
Defensive end Cheriff Johnson (Youngstown, Ohio; Cardinal Mooney HS), who already holds offers from Kentucky and Toledo, picked up an offer from Kent State yesterday.
— Cheriff Jamison (@c_jamison0) January 18, 2018
EMU offers LB from Indiana
Joey Schmidt received his second offer yesterday from Eastern Michigan. Schmidt already held one offer from Bowling Green, which he received before his junior season at Carmel High School (Carmel, Ind.).
Blessed to have received an offer from Eastern Michigan! pic.twitter.com/3tGK9lPSCl
— Joey Schmidt (@joeyschmidtt) January 17, 2018
Newburg earns pair of MAC offers
Gabe Newburg, a 6-foot-5 defensive end from Clayton, Ohio (Northmont HS) received offers from Toledo and Eastern Michigan yesterday. He is now up to three offers, including his first from Cincinnati.
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Rice earns WMU offer
Wide receiver Mershawn Rice earned his eighth offer yesterday from Western Michigan. Rice is a four-star prospect by 247sports.com and is from Reynoldsburg, Ohio. His seven other offers are from: Kentucky, Cincinnati, Toledo, Pittsburgh, Syracuse Youngstown State and Bowling Green.
— Showtime⌚️💵🎬 (@rice_mershawn) January 18, 2018
Miami-OH, Buffalo offer OL
Ben Hoitink, an offensive lineman from Slinger, Wisc. (Slinger HS) has received offers from Miami-OH and Buffalo within the last three days. Hoitink is listed at 6-foot-4, 312 pounds.