May 17, 2006

Latif weighs in on the Buckeyes

You can call a talent like Khalil Latif a lot of things, but those close to him have a simple nickname.

They call him "AB."

"(It's) my old name, which used to be Alan Barnett" Latif told BuckeyeSports.com. "My dad's a Muslim. We have the same name, so when he changed his name I changed mine when I was like five years old."

Now, the native of Midlothian, Va., has received offers from schools such as Ohio State, Tennessee and boyhood-favorite Virginia Tech. His offer from the Buckeyes came about two weeks ago.

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