June 17, 2006

One on one ... with Joseph Barksdale

Beginning today and running periodically through the summer, BuckeyeSports.com will occasionally be deviating from the normal recruiting path and look at players away from the field.

We'll ask them their likes, dislikes, what they do in their spare time, what they like about school ... an entire gamut of things.

We think you'll like it, and that it will help you get to know these kids as more than just football players.

Our first installment is with Detroit Cass Tech defensive tackle Joseph Barksdale, a five-star prospect rated 17th nationally by Rivals and one of the top targets on Ohio State's board.

On this particular day Barksdale was in Columbus with a few of his teammates and former Cass Tech star and current Buckeye Vernon Gholston. Barksdale gave us the lowdown on a variety of topics.

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