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.
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