Ohio State Football Recruiting: Urban Meyer Adds 13th Verbal to Class of 2013

Tyler Waddell@Tyler_WaddellCorrespondent IIJune 26, 2012

New Albany (OH) athlete Darron Lee of New Albany High School became the 13th member of Urban Meyer's recruiting class for 2013 Tuesday afternoon, reports Matt Barnes of NBC4i.com.

The 3-star prospect made his future collegiate plans clear through his personal Twitter account, by tweeting, "Proud to Be a Buckeye! #BuckeyeNation"

Lee stood out among others during recent Ohio State football camps, where he was finally offered a scholarship by Meyer and the staff. He did not hesitate to respond.

"I have committed to Ohio State," Lee told Scout.com. "I got the offer a short while ago, when I spoke to Coach (Luke) Fickell. He told me they were offering me a scholarship, and I couldn't believe it. Before I could even commit, Coach Fickell made me call my mom and my head coach to tell them the news."

Although Lee appeared at the Columbus Elite 11 and Nike Camp earlier this year as a quarterback, it is likely the Buckeyes will utilize his unique skill set as a safety.

"We didn't really talk about position today, and it doesn't matter to me," he continued. "After camp, we talked about playing linebacker, safety, or possibly nickelback. We have to wait and see when I get there, and we will figure that out. Coach Fickell said he would find me a home."

Lee, standing at 6'3", 200 pounds, played quarterback, wide receiver and safety during his junior season. He also contributed to special teams as a a punt and kickoff returner.

Before pledging to Ohio State, he held offers from Boston College, Bowling Green, Cincinnati, Duke, Illinois, Kent State, Kentucky, Marshall, Miami (Oh.), North Carolina State, Purdue and Toledo.

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