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Five-star CB has Ohio State in top four

2022 five-star cornerback target Jaheim Singletary has the Buckeyes on his short list and will commit Jan. 2

Five-star CB Jaheim Singletary
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Ohio State football is in a weird spot right now. The Buckeyes are one more missed game away from being ineligible for the Big Ten Championship, but there is still a chance of making the College Football Playoffs.

While nothing makes sense and the season’s future holds no certainties, there is still one aspect of college football that has remained intact — recruiting never stops and Ohio State is good at it.

Ryan Day and the Ohio State coaching staff have proven to be some of the very best at recruiting. This year’s class currently sits at No. 2 in the 247Sports Class Rankings and is atop the Big Ten conference. Additionally, the Buckeyes are still working to secure commitments from a few more of the nation’s top prospects and a chance of holding the honors for the top class is still in play.

On top of this, the Buckeyes also have the nation’s top class for 2022 and they may soon be adding to it.

Last week, five-star cornerback Jaheim Singletary (Jacksonville, FL/Robert E, Lee) announced a top five schools which included Ohio State. This week, the list has been cut down to four, and once again Ohio State made an appearance.

No longer is LSU a contender for the blue-chip CB, but he also confirmed his commitment date of Jan. 2. The timing of the announcement could mean good news for Ohio State.

Florida has long been the leader in Singletary’s recruitment, as the school is the closest in proximity and he has spoken on the school more than any other. However, after receiving a scholarship offer from Ohio State just last month, Singletary called the chance to go to Ohio State a dream.

Ohio State still has work to do if they are to steal Singletary from the Gators, but the fact that they are among his top schools while being involved the least says a lot in a recruitment that has been quiet up until this point. They will also hope to get some help from Randy Wade, who has some pull in the Jacksonville area where the Buckeyes pulled Shaun Wade from back in 2017.

Singletary would make for an excellent addition alongside four-star CB commit Jyaire Brown. The Buckeyes are also still in play to potentially secure commitments from fellow five-star CB’s Domani Jackson and Will Johnson.

Singletary is the No. 5 CB in the 247Sports Composite Rankings and is the No. 10 prospect in the nation overall.

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