Ohio Receives Two Defensive Lineman Commits

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Bryan Vance

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Updated Thu, Dec 20, 2012 2:00 pm
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Ohio Football has added two more to its 2013 recruiting class, signing a pair of Junior College defensive tackles to their National Letters of Intent on Wednesday.

Scout.com reported Wednesday that Ohio received signed NLI’s from 6-foot 3-inch, 285-pound Cameron McLeod and 6-foot 4-inch, 307-pound Watson Tautuiaki. The two join a recruiting class that already features three defensive line commits in Casey Sayles of Omaha North High School (Nebraska), Tony Porter of Peachtree High School (Georgia) and Trent Smart of Clinton Massie High School (Ohio).

McLeod, a converted offensive tackle, comes from Jones County Junior College in Ellisville, Mississippi. McLeod helped lead Jones County to a 6-3 record this season and will be a junior when he steps on the field at Ohio University next fall.

Tautuiaki racked up 49 tackles this past season and helped lead the Seahawks to a 6-5 record on the season. Tautuiaki will be a sophomore next fall.

Both will be eligible immediately next fall and not have to sit out the normal one year, according to NCAA transfer guidelines for athletes transfer from FBS/FCS schools.

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