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Where will Anzalone land after dropping Buckeyes?

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09:32 AM ET 05.05 | Alex Anzalone, a linebacker from Wyomissing, Pa., who had committed to the Ohio State 2013 recruiting class, changed his mind yesterday after learning that an OSU fan he encountered in Columbus two weeks ago is a registered sex offender. Anzalone was vague about exactly why he decommitted, but his father made it clear that it was partly related to the encounter with Ohio State fan Charles Eric Waugh of Ashland, Ky., the weekend of the spring game. His father, Sal, was more specific in an interview with the Reading (Pa.) Eagle. He said that Alex started expressing concerns about Ohio State after returning, and the tipping point was when they saw the photo online. It made Sal question how well his son was supervised during the visit. Anzalone was highly recruited before he selected the Buckeyes, and now he can consider offers from more than 30 schools, including Penn State, Alabama, Florida and Notre Dame.

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May 5, 2012  09:44 AM ET

Sounds like they made a mistake and are using this as an excuse to opt out.

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May 5, 2012  10:06 AM ET

Ruled out tOSU leaving Penn State, Alabama, Florida and Notre Dame.

What's option E cuz all those suck! :)

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May 5, 2012  10:19 AM ET
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Trolling in a target-rich environment I see, DC. You've dropped anchor over a real honey-hole this time. ;)

Thought that might bring out Van, Piratey, JK, GR, BSB, MG...etal.

May 5, 2012  10:29 AM ET
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Thought that might bring out Van, Piratey, JK, GR, BSB, MG...etal.

Heck...I'll even crawl out from under my rock for this one.....

May 5, 2012  10:32 AM ET
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I'm sure there's an axe-murderer and a terrorist lurking out there in BuckeyeNation as well. Social media (Twitter, Facebook, et al) puts the unsuspecting and naive at risk by these predators.Alex Anzalone's dad hinted to ESPN that they might reconsider tOSU. Just not right now.

This rules out the entire west coast...California, Oregon, and Washington lead the nation in sex offenders per capita....

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May 5, 2012  10:40 AM ET
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Ruled out tOSU leaving Penn State, Alabama, Florida and Notre Dame.What's option E cuz all those suck! :)

PSU = do I really have to say why he shouldn't go here if he's upset about a tOSU registered sex offender?

Bammer = would you wanna work for Satan?

ND = if you want to freeze your tuckus off, and have your hearing permanently impaired from a HC yelling in your ear, here's your chance to get both

UF = a team that needs help, will love you forever if you play well, is warm all year long, and has enough sweet young thangs to keep you busy for 4 years.


Hmmmm, tough decision, dude. Good luck. :-)

May 5, 2012  10:41 AM ET
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Thought that might bring out Van, Piratey, JK, GR, BSB, MG...etal.

You called...?

May 5, 2012  10:52 AM ET

Anzalone sounds like a pharmaceutical ...

May 5, 2012  10:58 AM ET

"It made Sal question how well his son was supervised during the visit"....now THAT is funny

May 5, 2012  10:59 AM ET
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"It made Sal question how well his son was supervised during the visit"....now THAT is funny

I suppose he would frown on hookers and coke????

May 5, 2012  11:01 AM ET

same count as a spammer (15)....I feel a disturbance in the Matrix....

May 5, 2012  11:02 AM ET
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I suppose he would frown on hookers and coke????

That leaves BYU as the only option, doesn't it?

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May 5, 2012  12:05 PM ET
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That leaves BYU as the only option, doesn't it?

Lets see a Kentucky sex offender...I am sure he was safe unless he looked like his cousin/sister.

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