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October 18, 2007

Lamaar Thomas picks Ohio State

Fort Washington Friendly running back/wide receiver Lamaar Thomas announced tonight that he will attend Ohio State, choosing the Buckeyes over Maryland and Illinois.

Here are just a few paraphrased notes from his announcement, which was televised on ESPNU.

• It's very difficult for him to leave home and say no to Maryland. Thomas has never left home before.

• Ohio State plans to use Thomas similarly to how they used Ted Ginn Jr.

• Thomas plans to run track at OSU.

Tough break for Terp fans, but not a big surprise.

On the bright side, just updated its 2008 football rankings, and Maryland currently has the No. 19 class in the country.

It definitely hurts losing such a talented instate guy, but the Terps are still in position to reel in a very strong class.

Posted by Matt Bracken at 9:19 PM | | Comments (7)


wonder how he'll feel about his decision as the buckeyes fade and the Terps rise during the remainder of the season

I wonder how he would feel if Ralph allowed him to run track at Maryland. The Big Time football programs allow their players to play 2 sports.

dear caryncterp,
i highly doubt it . but it did make me laugh. lol hahahahahah.

In your face . I bet you wish you had him. I guess Maryland just doesn't have the talent. We will see about Ohio State they might go all the way you never know.

Recruiting is like a high school dance where the recruit already knows who they're leaving with, when the dance is over.
Leave the prima donna's to the prima donna schools, we don't need drama students, we need football players.

with out lamaar thomas
i STILL HAVE 100% FAITH IN THE PROGRAM and KNOW we will be a top 15 type program by the end of the season,
one bad apple doesnt stop the show . you know what i mean.
i kinda figured it would end up like this.

all i have to say now is next .. Maryland moving on. he is in the rear view mirror . we will still have a top 25 class and NEXT TOPIC

Not a shock.....the terds are such a crappy program, Ohio State will probably win the national championship.

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About Matt Bracken

Matt Bracken was a lightly recruited football and tennis prospect out of East Lansing (Mich.) High School in 2001, but spurned all (nonexistent) scholarship offers to attend the University of Michigan. Matt graduated from UM in 2005, earned a master's degree in new media journalism from Northwestern University in 2006, and spent the first 11 months of his career as an online producer / videographer / blogger at the Arizona Daily Star in Tucson. He has worked at The Baltimore Sun since July 2007, where he currently serves as the deputy sports editor for digital.

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