As we alluded to Thursday afternoon, Ohio State's class of 2014 was about to get richer. Just days after decommitting from Notre Dame lacrosse, Sam Hubbard, a 4-star ATH/S from Cincinnati gave his verbal commitment to Ohio State to play football for the Buckeyes in the fall of 2014.
Hubbard joins a core that already includes Marcelys Jones, Damon Webb, Kyle Trout, Parris Campbell, and Dylan Thompson becoming the sixth commit for Ohio State's 2014 recruiting class. Hubbard had previously been offered scholarships from Boston College, Illinois, Louisville, Miami (FL), and even arch rival Michigan, but a trip to Columbus this weekend proved to be the tipping point in which he elected to spend his three-to-five seasons in college as a Buckeye.
Hubbard checks in at 6-6, 225 with definite room to grow in a Mick Marotti coached strength and conditioning program. He grades out as a 4-star in the 247Composite rankings, the 31st best Athlete, the 19th best player in the state of Ohio, and the 315th best player in the class of 2014. The rich get richer with the flexible Hubbard joining the fold for Urban Meyer and his staff during a weekend in which they might not even be done yet.
Hubbard broke the news himself Friday after telling Meyer and the coaches:
Check out what the future Buckeye brings to the table below: