Thursday, December 27, 2012
More than 1,500 people shared their thoughts on where the Cleveland Heights football star will play in college.
It seemed as though everyone had an opinion as to where Cleveland Heights football star Kyle Dodson would choose to play college football. Read the No. 4 most read story of 2012: Poll: Where Do You Think Dodson Will Go? When this article appeared on Jan. 31, more than 1,500 people voted in the poll, most thinking the offensive tackle would choose the Michigan State Spartans. Scouting website rivals.com rated him as the 16th best offensive tackle prospect in the U.S., and he was ranked 10th best player in the state and 178 nationally. According to an article on ESPN, Dodson was committed to Wisconsin but began to change his mind. In addition to Wisconsin, Dodson took official visits to Ohio State, Auburn, USC and Michigan State. On National…
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Dodson, now an offensive lineman at Ohio State, was transported from practice to a hospital on Tuesday afternoon, but is expected to be fine.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Kyle Dodson signed with OSU during the school's celebration of National Signing Day and eight other athletes announced their decisions
Updated at 3:15 p.m. Thursday Before Heights High offensive lineman Kyle Dodson approached the lectern on the stage, his classmates started chanting and cheering. "USC!" someone shouted. "O-H!" screamed another. He was about to announce where he was going in the fall as part of Cleveland Heights High School's National Signing Day celebration. He went last after eight other student athletes made their announcements, and the crowd was anxious to know what his decision was. He was originally committed to the University of Wisconsin, but had official visits with other schools, which prompted him to pull back. OSU, Wisconsin, USC and Michigan State were rumored to be his top choices. Instead of staying on stage, where his fellow student …
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Heights High football player Kyle Dodson had said he would commit to Wisconsin, but now will finalize his choice Wednesday
Cleveland Heights High School offensive tackle Kyle Dodson has gained national attention as college football fanatics speculate where the senior will sign Wednesday. Dodson will sign a letter of intent during a National Signing Day ceremony in the Heights High auditorium. The celebration begins at 12:15 p.m. According to an article on ESPN, "Dodson is committed to Wisconsin but began wavering in November. In addition to Wisconsin, Dodson took official visits to Ohio State, Auburn, USC and Michigan State." Heights High highlighted choices OSU, University of Wisconsin, Michigan State University and University of Southern California in its press release about signing day, but added "and many other options" after the list. Plain Dealer sports …
Monday, January 30, 2012
Heights High will host its own celebration for National Signing Day Wednesday
Students at Cleveland Heights High School will sign letters of intent Wednesday as part of National Signing Day, according to a press release issued by the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District. The celebration will start at 12:15 p.m. in the Heights High auditorium. Ten football players and one lacrosse player will sign letters of intent. National Signing Day is every year in February, when high school athletes who graduate in the spring can sign letters of intent with their desired colleges. Athletic Director Kristin Hughes, Head Football Coach Jeff Rotsky and Girls Head Lacrosse Coach Terry Saylor will speak during the event. The follow Heights High athletes will sign letters: Look for coverage from the event soon.
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Cleveland Heights hosts special celebration in honor of Tigers offensive lineman
Cleveland Heights tackle Kyle Dodson was presented with an official invitation to the 2012 U.S. Army All-American Football Bowl game and given his Army All-American Jersey in a celebration held in his honor at the high school’s South Gym on Monday afternoon. Dodson, a Wisconsin recruit, was one of 90 players selected nationally for the Jan. 7 game at the Alamodome in San Antonio, TX. Dodson was originally selected for the team in August, according to highschoolrivals.com. Dodson, who is ranked as one of the 20 best linemen in the country by rivals.com, has earned several postseason awards, including special mention on the 2011 Associated Press Division I All-Ohio high school football team and first team on the AP Northeast Lakes All-…