Urban Meyer was hired in late November of 2012. That left him with three months to go out and recruit the nation's top players.
Amazingly, he was able to bring in a handful of highly-touted prospects as well as keep the players already committed to Ohio State.
That success was partially due to the trials the Penn State program was going through—several of the late additions to Ohio State's class were Penn State commits or Penn State leans.
Due to the fact that Meyer and his coaching staff have had an entire year to recruit the 2013 class, don't expect a flurry of commits like last December and January.
But there are still several high-profile recruits Buckeye fans should keep an eye on.
The Buckeyes are in on other recruits like Cleveland Glenville's Christopher Worley and several others, but the following five are the keys to closing out the 2013 class with a bang.