Dec 2, 2011; Detroit, MI, USA; Ohio Bobcats head coach Frank Solich during the MAC Championship against the Northern Illinois Huskies at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

Illinois Football Recruiting: Ohio Offers Kirk Barron

2014 center Kirk Barron received an offer from the Ohio Bobcats on March 1st. This brings his total number of offers to two.

The only other team to offer at him so far is the Ball State Cardinals.

He has not received offers, but is receiving interest from the Alabama Crimson Tide, the Illinois Fighting Illii, the Indiana Hoosiers, the Iowa Hawkeyes, the Kansas Jayhawks, the Michigan Wolverines  the Michigan State Spartans, the North Carolina State Wolfpack, the Nebraska Cornhuskers, the Ole Miss Rebels, the Oregon Ducks, the Pittsburgh Panthers, the Tennessee Volunteers, and the Wisconsin Badgers.

Barron is a 6’3″, 297 pound center from Mishawaka, Indiana. He is currently a junior at Marian High School.

The Marian High Knights made it to the Class 3A Indiana State Playoffs. They made it to the semifinals, but lost to Hamilton Heights High School, 13-42.

For the Iowa Hawkeyes, Barron is being recruited by recruiting coordinator, Eric Johnson.

It can be projected that Kirk Barron runs around a 5.0 40-yard dash. According to Rivals, he runs a 5.1 40-yard dash. However, ESPN lists his 40-yard dash time as a 5.50.

ESPN also has his 20-yard shuttle time at 5.47 and his vertical jump as a 20.0.

There are no rankings for this recruit by 247Sports.

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