January 30, 2012
Cameron Burrows is one of the top high school football recruits in his class. The type of player that could go to the school of his choice. The type of player schools hold scholarships for.
But after visiting Ohio State earlier this month, the Trotwood (Ohio) Trotwood-Madison High cornerback told BuckeyeGrove.com and others there was no need to look around anymore. He verbally committed to the school on Jan. 19.
"Being a big recruit, and all that goes with that, I think making this decision early will take a lot of the stress off," Beaverton (Ore.) Aloha running back Thomas Tyner said after verbally committing to the University of Oregon ... last Nov. 19
"I've been going to nearly every Oregon game this year and I got the feeling that's where I belong."
Tyner and Burrows are considered two of the top jewels of the Class of 2013. They were two of the 10 juniors that Rivals.com gave its coveted five-star ranking in late December.
Is that early? Consider this: Three of the top 10 players in the Class of 2012 (and 11 of the 32 five-stars) still haven't committed to a school with their National Signing Day just hours away.
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