The Big Ten had a good week of recruiting all across the conference, with a couple schools capturing verbal commitments from some solid players.
Wisconsin got it going with a pair of commits to start the week off, securing a verbal commitment from three-star offensive guard Michael Deiter out of Genoa Area High School in Ohio as well as a commitment from three star running back Taiwan Deal out of powerhouse Dematha Catholic High School in Maryland.
Illinois also got on the board this past week, getting the commitment of three-star wide receiver Malik Turner out of Sacred Heart Griffin High School in Springfield, Illinois.
Penn State and Ohio State made this biggest splashes in the recruiting world this week. Ohio State received a commitment from four-star offensive tackle Jamarco Jones out of De La Salle Institute in Chicago. Jones was one of the top offensive line prospects in the entire country.
Penn State was also able to add a four-star player to their recruiting class with a commitment from corner Troy Vincent Jr. out of Gilman School in Balitmore, Maryland. Vincent had offers from many top programs around the Midwest.
Other commitments that happened throughout the week came from three-star quarterback Aaron Sharp to Northwestern, three-star wide receiver Freddy Canteen to Michigan, and three-star defensive end Matt Nelson to Iowa.
According to Scout.com, Ohio State, Michigan, Penn State, Michigan State and Wisconsin all have top-25 recruiting classes nationally as it stands right now, but there is still plenty of time for each Big Ten team to boost their rankings.