The Ohio State University will still manage to bring in some of the nation's most talented play-makers on both sides of the ball come signing day, but Stephon Diggs and these five recruits will not wear the Scarlet and Gray during their College careers.
With all of the off-field scandals and drama surrounding the Ohio State University, Luke Fickell and his staff will take a bit of a hit in recruiting the next couple of years—It's inevitable.
The 2012 recruiting class should prove to be one of the toughest years for Ohio State recruiting in the past 10 years.
The Buckeyes do, however, already have a few great names signed to the 2012 class, but some of the top players in the nation who might have chosen to play for the Buckeyes given normal circumstances will simply go on to their next highest rated school.
Maybe head coach Luke Fickell can pull of some shockers on signing day, but as it stands, the Buckeyes are destined to miss out on some big names come signing day.