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Ohio State Offers Mentor Offensive Tackle Ryan Jacoby While NCAA Grants Defensive Tackle Tommy Togiai Waiver to Play in Polynesian Bowl

The Hurry Up is your nightly dose of updates from the Ohio State football recruiting trail, keeping tabs on the latest from commits and targets from around the country.

With Ohio State's national recruiting approach under head coach Urban Meyer, the Buckeyes have landed fewer in-state prospects with each recruiting cycle. What was once 16 Ohioans signing up to play for their beloved Buckeyes in 2012 has dipped to only five — so far — in the Class of 2018.

“It is a problem,” Meyer said during his Early Signing Period press conference last month.

Ohio State's brand and knack for sending players to the National Football League at nearly every position on the field has become attractive to the best recruits in the country.