January 26, 2007

Merrill, Jefferson provide important link

Thanks to the recruiting efforts of University of Wisconsin wide receivers coach Henry Mason a very important pipeline now reaches Madison, Wis.

Mason officially tapped Glenville High School in Cleveland, Ohio, earlier this week when three-star cornerback Otis Merrill verbally committed during a weekend official visit and three-star wide receiver Kyle Jefferson gave his pledge during an in-home visit Wednesday evening.

With the recently reported de-commitment of four-star safety C.J. Peake, Merrill and Jefferson now make two UW verbal commitments from the state of Ohio in 2007. All three recruits have been selected to participate in the Big 33 Football Game, which pins Ohio's top prep talent against the best preps from Pennsylvania, on June 16.

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