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Hankins Aiming For Early Impact

Hankins at OSU's spring game.

Ohio State literally landed a big recruit when Johnathan Hankins signed with the program on National Signing Day. Now about to start his college career, Hankins talked to about his academic standing, his weight goals and when the coaches are telling him he might see the field in Columbus.

With his academic goals achieved, Johnathan Hankins has been focused on another challenge during the final weeks of high school. That would be the challenge of dealing with his weight. After having weighed upwards of 330 pounds, the defensive tackle from Detroit Southeastern said he is focused on controlling his weight as he gets in shape to start his college career at Ohio State. "Now that I... Recommended Stories