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Ohio State plays host to long list of top rated recruits

A number of highly sought after prospects made the trek to Columbus over the weekend.

Marvin Harrison Jr., Kyle McCord, and Jeremiah Trotter Jr.

With all the hype surrounding the Super Bowl you might’ve missed out on some of the latest recruiting news surrounding the Ohio State Buckeyes football program.

Don’t worry. Land-Grant Holy Land is here to save the day.

Top prospects flock to Columbus

While you might’ve took it easy, newly hired head coach Ryan Day and the rest of the Ohio State coaching staff were hard at work trying to move up the leader lists of a number of highly sought after high school football prospects.

In fact, Coach Day and company were able to secure a commitment from 2021 defensive end Jack Sawyer on Sunday afternoon.

The lone commitment wasn’t the only storyline. Multiple recruits made trips to campus over the weekend. Want to know which recruits were in Columbus? Land-Grant Holy Land has your back. Below are some of the reported prospects who got up, close, and personal with Day and the Ohio State Buckeyes football program.

4-star Darrion Henry

Class: 2020

Town: Cincinnati,OH/Princeton

Size: 6’6/260

Offers: Ohio State, Michigan, Penn State, Cincinnati, Clemson, etc

4-star OLB Jaheim Thomas

Class: 2020

Town: Cincinnati,OH/Princeton

Size: 6’5/218

Offers: Michigan, Michigan State, Notre Dame, Wisconsin, Iowa, etc

4-star RB Blake Corum

Class: 2020

Town: Laurel,MD/St. Frances Academy

Size: 5’9/180

Offers: Ohio State, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Michigan, etc

4-star RB Donovan Edwards

Class: 2021

Town: West Bloomfield,MI/West Bloomfield

Size: 5”11/190

Offers: Ohio State, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Penn State, etc

4-star WR Marvin Harrison Jr.

Class: 2021

Town: Philadelphia,PA/St. Joseph’s Prep School

Size: 6’3/174

Offers: Ohio State, Michigan State, Michigan, Penn State, West Virginia, etc

QB Kyle McCord

Class: 2021

Town: Philadelphia,PA/St. Joseph’s Prep School

Size: 6’3/195

Offers: Ohio State, Michigan, Penn State, Pittsburgh, West Virginia, etc

ILB Jeremiah Trotter Jr.

Class: 2021

Town: Philadelphia,PA/St. Joseph’s Prep School

Size: 6’0/190

Offers: Baylor, Houston, Maryland, Temple

WR Lorenzo Styles Jr.

Class: 2021

Town: Pickerington,OH/Central

Size: 6’1/170

Offers: Ohio State, Notre Dame, Michigan, Penn State, Purdue, etc

Quick Hits

  • Ohio State offered four-star class of 2020 defensive end Amin Vanover on Friday. Vanover, a 6-foot-4, 240-pound junior from St. Joseph Regional in Montvale, NJ adds the scholarship from the Buckeyes to his growing list that previously consisted of programs such as Clemson, Kentucky, Nebraska, Oregon and Texas A&M.
  • The wait is almost over for Indianapolis Ben Davis offensive tackle Dawand Jones. Per Kyle Neddenriep, the massive 6-foot-8, 360-pound big man will announce his college destination at 6:30 p.m. on National Signing Day. Down to five programs, Jones will put pen to paper with either Ohio State, Florida, Indiana, Penn State or USC on Wednesday.