If you are a Buckeye fan, you are fully aware of how much Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer loves his playmakers. Today, Meyer, and the Bucks added yet another offensive weapon to the class of 2014 when four star New Jersey athlete Noah Brown decided to give OSU his verbal commitment. Before announcing his intentions, the 6-2 215 pound Brown had been seemingly close to committing to Ohio State several months back before waffling back towards home state Rutgers. A visit to Columbus over the weekend sealed the deal in favor of the Buckeyes.
Talented enough to play either running back or wide receiver at the next level, Brown was a focal point for his Sparta, New Jersey Pope John XXIII squad. Last season, he rushed for nearly 850 yards on 98 attempts, scoring 14 touchdowns while catching another 41 passes for 630 yards and six more scores. He didn't just show his skills on offense, Noah also excelled on special teams, returning four kickoffs to pay dirt, helping lead Pope John to a 7-4 overall record and a playoff birth. It has been reported that the Buckeyes will line him up at wide out.
According to the 247Sports Composite Rankings, Brown, comes in as the 219th best player in the country, the 14th athlete and seventh best talent the Garden State has to offer. 247Sports isn't the only site showing love, Rivals lists him as the 212th player, ninth best athlete and third best player in New Jersey.
With Brown in the fold, Ohio State now has 18 commitments and well on their way to another elite recruiting class come February.
To see what Noah Brown brings to the Buckeyes, check out these highlights of him in action: