As the NCAA contact period ends, The Recruiting Trail blog this morning takes a look at area football players in the 2016 and 2017 classes with early scholarship offers. These are the offers that have been reported by Cincinnati.com. Please report additional offers or players to firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. Rodney Croom, Winton Woods: The defensive lineman had 35 tackles, 13 tackles for loss and eight sacks for the Warriors this past season. He has multiple offers including UC.
2. Noah Davis, St. Xavier: The 6-foot-4, 235-pound tight end was offered by Purdue earlier this month. He had 20 receptions for 275 yards for the Bombers this past season.
3. Luke Doerger, La Salle: The offensive lineman has offers from Akron, Buffalo and Toledo. He is 6 feet 3 and 303 pounds. He was first-team all-GCL South for the state champion Lancers.
4. Jango Glackin, Lebanon: The linebacker has multiple offers including West Virginia and several Mid-American Conference programs. He was second-team all-GWOC South this past season.
5. Jake Hausmann, Moeller: The tight end is ranked No. 39 nationally by Rivals.com and is a four-star recruit. He has several significant scholarship offers including UC, Ohio State, Notre Dame, Louisville, Tennessee, Iowa, Duke, Pittsburgh and others. He was special mention all-state and first-team all-GCL South.
6. Tommy Kraemer, Elder: The highest-rated 2016 player by Rivals.com, Kraemer is ranked No. 31 nationally. Kraemer is already committed to the 2016 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. He is verbally committed to Notre Dame.
7. Jeremy Larkin, La Salle: The Mr. Football finalist rushed for 2,584 yards and 38 touchdowns in helping the Lancers to their first state football title. He has offers from Northwestern and Ohio University.
8. Peyton Ramsey, Elder: The quarterback was the GCL South co-player of the year. He threw for 2,062 yards and 13 touchdowns. He rushed for 908 yards and 12 touchdowns. He was special mention all-state. He has offers from Illinois and Miami University.
9. 5. A’Shon Riggins, Hamilton: The defensive back has an offer from Illinois. A standout basketball player, Riggins was first-team all-GMC this past football season. He visited Indiana this past weekend.
10. Prince Sammons, CHCA: The junior defensive lineman was the Division V state co-defensive player of the year. He had 69 tackles and five sacks in the regular season. He also started at right tackle. He has 18 scholarship offers and is one of the nation’s top defensive ends in the 2016 class. He is ranked the nation’s No. 240 player in the 2016 class by Rivals.
11. Jake Saunders, Loveland: The junior defensive lineman was first-team all-district and first-team all-ECC. He was special mention all-state. He has offers from Illinois, Pittsburgh and Northwestern.
1. Ra’Von Bonner, Sycamore: The running back was first-team all-GMC. He has an offer from UC. He rushed for 1,120 yards and 16 touchdowns this past season for the Aviators.
2. Jerron Cage, Winton Woods: The defensive lineman had 40 tackles and 10 sacks. He has offers from UC and Kentucky. He is the younger brother of former Winton Woods standout Daniel Cage, now with Notre Dame.
3. Sean Clifford, St. Xavier: The quarterback has an offer from Akron. He threw for 832 yards and nine touchdowns. He rushed for 314 yards and two touchdowns.
4. Thayer Munford, La Salle: The offensive lineman was third-team all-state and first-team all-GCL South. He has offers from Kentucky, Illinois and Ohio University.
5. Jarell White, La Salle: The running back rushed for 1,000 yards and scored 18 rushing touchdowns. He was second-team all-district and first-team all-GCL South in helping the Lancers to the state title. He has an offer from Toledo.