According to Cleveland.com, former Liberty County High School football player Raekwon McMillan didn’t disappoint Ohio State coach Urban Meyer at Saturday’s spring scrimmage in Columbus.
McMillan made five tackles, including a stop on freshman Curtis Samuel at the goal line while playing at middle linebacker for the Gray defense. McMillan’s team won, 17-7.
Ohio State senior Curtis Grant ran the show at middle linebacker for the Scarlet team and, according to the article, Meyer said both looked good to start for the season.
“He’s in the rotation. He’s going to play,” Meyer said of McMillan in the report. “Whether he’s going to start depends on, you know, him and Curtis are in a battle. Curtis had his best spring. He’s earned that right. He’s not a freshman anymore. He’s gotta go play.”
According to dispatch.com, McMillan made two critical plays at the goal line, stuffing potential touchdowns.
The first was at the 2-yard-line against Samuel. McMillan later forced receiver Corey Smith to fumble on the first play of the fourth quarter, with the ball trickling out of bounds in the end zone for a touchback.