One day after landing one of the country’s top 2014 cornerbacks, Damon Webb (Detroit, Mich./Cass Tech), Urban Meyer headed to Michigan to stop at Webb’s school. Meyer and OSU assistant Kerry Coombs also stopped at Detroit Loyola to check on defensive end Malik McDowell and Southfield to check on defensive end Lawrence Marshall.
Harris caught 91 passes for 2,016 yards and 23 touchdowns during his junior season.
But even more significant, Meyer also made a stop in Grand Rapids to check on super junior wide receiver and Michigan State commitment Drake Harris (Grand Rapids, Mich./Christian).
“Coach Meyer flew in this morning to see me,” Harris said in a text message. “They gave me an official offer a couple of days ago.”
When asked if he has an interest in Ohio State, Harris replied, “yes, a lot.”
The 6-foot-4 and 180-pound Harris is a football and basketball star who committed to the Spartans for both sports near the end of June. His football offers at the time included Michigan State, Michigan, Notre Dame and Florida.
Harris led his team to a state championship and a final record of 13-1 during his junior season. He caught 91 passes for 2,016 yards and 23 touchdowns. His 2,016 yards broke the all-time state record.
Harris said he is going to visit Ohio State.
“Yes I am soon,” he said. “I’m going to set up something with coach Meyer and go from there.”
Harris left no doubt he is impressed with what Meyer did at Ohio State and the OSU football program in general.
“They are one of the best football programs in the country,” Harris said. “You have arguably the best coach in the country. The campus is great, and the fan support is crazy and the tradition there is just tremendous.”
Harris is the country’s No. 78 overall prospect, the No. 10 wide receiver and the No. 2 prospect in Michigan in the 247Sports rankings. He is a 4-star prospect.
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