The James Quick saga is quickly becoming one of the most intriguing recruiting dramas in recent years, as the Buckeyes are in a big-time tug-of-war with Louisville, who just beat Florida in the Sugar Bowl earlier this week.
One day, the Buckeyes appear to be the leaders. Next day, it's Louisville.
With the dead period over, Urban Meyer and Louisville's Charlie Strong will likely be blowing up Quick's phone for a last-minute pitch to seal the deal. And even though Quick will declare at Saturday's Army All-American Bowl, that doesn't guarantee that the race is over.
Right now, this race is anyone's guess as no one seems to have a read on Quick.
Unfortunately for Buckeye fans, reading between the lines, it seems like Quick is looking for a reason to leave Louisville, where he can stay home and be a local legend.
That doesn't mean he won't leave for OSU which is just a few hours up the road, but Louisville is no slouch in the college landscape. They did just win a BCS bowl over an SEC school.
In the end, at this moment, Louisville has just enough momentum to probably win this race. It could all change in the blink of an eye, however, much like the Sharrif Floyd saga of 2010.
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