Ohio State already has a verbal pledge from 4-star all-purpose back J.K. Dobbins—one of the crown jewels in its No. 2-ranked class—but pairing him with 5-star running back Cam Akers would give Urban Meyer the most lethal backfield duo in the 2017 recruiting cycle.
Akers, the one-time Alabama commit who reopened his recruitment on March 3, is the country's No. 2-ranked running back and No. 16-ranked prospect regardless of position. The 5'11 ½", 212-pound standout from Clinton,