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Ohio State to host 3-star DE Tyson Watson

A 2021 Michigan native will be among the recruits roaming the sidelines at OSU this weekend.

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When Justin Fields, K.J. Hill, Malik Harrison, Tuf Borland, and the rest of the Ohio State football squad takes the field at the Horseshoe, a solid group of high school recruits will be among the over 100,000 people watching the Buckeyes in action.

Reportedly playing host to a number of prospects, class of 2021 three-star defensive end Tyson Watson will be just one of the recruits on hand to watch the Buckeyes mix it up with the RedHawks of Miami.

“I’m excited too see everything to be honest and cant wait to get there.” the 6’5 230-pound Warren Mott (MI) product stated to Land-Grant Holy Land on his upcoming trip to Columbus.

Invited down by the staff recently, it’s a former Michigan man turned Buckeye, who Watson talks with the most.

“I talk with coach (Greg) Mattison the most. He likes the way I get after the quarterback and run to the ball.”

With early offers on the table from programs such as Iowa, Iowa State and Kentucky, Ohio State has yet to enter the recruiting race for Watson, but is something he wouldn’t mind potentially happening in the very near future.

“When I hear Ohio State I think of a winning program and a great program. That offer would be amazing for me.” Said, Watson.

A name that could skyrocket up the ranking lists in the coming months, Watson currently sits as the 36th strong-side defensive end, and 549th overall prospect in the junior class, according to the latest 247Sports Composite.

Quick Hits

  • Class of 2021 Columbus Bishop Ready wide receiver Tyrese Hudson will reportedly make the short trek to Ohio Stadium on Saturday. Hudson, a shifty 5-foot-8, 158-pounder, holds an early scholarship offer from Southern Miss.
  • 2020 Miami Central defensive back Henry Gray will play his college ball in the Big Ten, but it won’t be in Columbus. Announcing his verbal commitment last night via his Twitter page, the four-star prospect will take his talents to Nebraska.
  • The top basketball center in 2021, Chet Holmgren, will be making an official visit to Ohio State this weekend, according to his Twitter.