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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