May 28, 2008

The curious case of Reid Fragel

Tight end Reid Fragel's commitment to Ohio State last night hardly qualifies as a surprise. Ohio State and Michigan State became the Grosse Pointe (Mich.) prospect's top two schools when both offered in late April, and Fragel was reportedly "blown away" by the Buckeye program when he visited Columbus for the spring game.

It might be surprising to some, however, that Northwestern never offered a player that eventually committed to the powerhouse Buckeyes. Especially in light of the fact that Fragel grew up a Northwestern fan and showed a lot of early interest in the Wildcats, attending a camp as a sophomore.

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