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Ohio State dishes out numerous scholarship offers over the weekend

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The Buckeyes have entered the recruiting race for a solid list of highly sought after prospects.

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While watching the NFL Draft you might’ve missed out on some the latest news surrounding the Ohio State football squad.

Don’t worry, Land-Grant Holy Land is here to get you caught back up.

Buckeyes dish out offers

Before you have the chance to end up like Nick Bosa, Dwayne Haskins, Parris Campbell, and the rest of the former Buckeyes that ended up hearing their name selected during the 2019 NFL Draft, you have to first earn a scholarship offer from the Ohio State coaching staff.

During the last few days, at least four highly sought after high school prospects added OSU to list of potential college homes.

Want to know who the Buckeyes offered over the weekend? Below are those recruits who took to their Twitter pages to announce their chance to suit up in the Scarlet and Gray.

4-star DE Coziah Izzard

Class: 2020

Town: Laurel,MD/DeMatha Catholic

Size: 6’3/280

Other Offers: Maryland, Penn State, Virginia Tech, Alabama, Florida, etc

3-star CB Joseph Johnson

Class: 2020

Town: Colonial Heights,VA/Life Christian Academy

Size: 6’3/180

Status: Currently verbally committed to North Carolina State

3-star RB Amari Daniels

Class: 2021

Town: Miami,FL/Miami Central

Size: 5’8/194

Other Offers: Florida State, Auburn, Georgia, Louisville, Miami, etc

ILB Shawn Murphy

Class: 2022

Town: Manassas,VA/Stonewall Jackson

Size: 6’2/205

Other Offers: Florida, Michigan, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Virginia Tech, etc

Quick Hits

  • Ryan Day and the rest of the OSU coaching staff locked up commitments from a pair of signal callers over the weekend. Committing as a preferred walk-on to the program, three-star class of 2019 quarterback JP Andrade picked the Buckeyes over opportunities at the likes of Fordham, Morehead State, and South Alabama; he also had the option to be a prefered walk-on for Florida. Also deciding to take his talents to Columbus was University of Kentucky graduate transfer Gunnar Hoak, a Dublin native, who has two years of eligibility left.
  • Four-star 2020 defensive end and major OSU target Darrion Henry will name his top six on Monday evening. Henry, a 6-foot-6, 260-pound Cincinnati Princeton product, holds offers from not just the Buckeyes, but also Michigan, Penn State, Alabama, and many others.
  • Per reports, Chris Holtmann and the basketball Buckeyes offered a scholarship to 6-foot-7 class of 2020 small forward Donovan Johnson on Sunday. Ohio State joins programs such as Arizona, Penn State, and Xavier on the hunt now for the younger brother of North Carolina standout Cameron Johnson.