From the weekend:
Luke Kuechly’s high school coach knew early on he could be a special player, but the rest of the world needed more time to catch on.
Source: Carolina’s Luke Kuechly has risen from 2-star recruit to NFL star | FOX Sports
The Super Bowl’s representation of Ohioans is not limited to those players who played for Ohio State.
Maybe the highest-profile player from the Buckeye State did not even have an offer to be a Buckeye.
That would be Luke Kuechly, whose coach told me last week he knew early on he had a potential pro at St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati.
He was a two-star recruit heading into his senior year and ended up a three-star after picking Boston College over Jim Harbaugh-coached Stanford among others. Continue reading Cincinnati native Luke Kuechly has risen from 2-star recruit to NFL star