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Ohio State makes numerous leader lists over the weekend

The Buckeyes football and basketball squads find themselves still in the mix for top prospects.

Big Ten Football Championship - Ohio State v Wisconsin Photo by Justin Casterline/Getty Images

While you were out celebrating Independence Day over the weekend, you might’ve missed out on some of the latest recruiting news surrounding your Ohio State Buckeyes. Don’t fret! Land-Grant Holy Land is here to get caught back up with things:

Buckeyes make the cut

When you run a solid program like Ryan Day and Chris Holtmann do, you’re going to attract big time talent. After dishing out a long list of scholarships throughout the process, numerous recruits took to their Twitter page over the holiday weekend to share with the world their current leaders.

Looking to fill holes on the future rosters, both Day and Holtmann’s Buckeyes are now one step closer to adding even more major talent to their commitment lists.

Want to know which top basketball and football prospects are still considering calling Columbus their college home? We’ve got you covered:

Five-star C Charles Bediako

Class: 2021

Town: St. Catharines, ON/Andrews Osborne Academy

Size: 6-foot-11/215 pounds

Top 10: Alabama, Baylor, Duke, Maryland, Memphis, Michigan, Ohio State, Tennessee, Texas, USC

Four-star CB Domani Jackson

Class: 2022

Town: Santa Ana, CA/Mater Dei

Size: 6-foot-1/185 pounds

Top 10: Ohio State, Michigan, Texas, Alabama, Clemson, LSU, Oklahoma, Georgia, Arizona State, USC

Four-star OT Addison Nichols

Class: 2022

Town: Norcross, GA/Greater Atlanta Christian School

Size: 6-foot-5/300 pounds

Top 12: Ohio State, Tennessee, Duke, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Florida, USC, Auburn, Clemson, Florida State, Alabama, LSU

Quick Hits

  • After spending his junior year at the International Sports Academy at Andrews Osborne Academy, class of 2021 combo guard and Ohio State commit Meechie Johnson will transfer back to his home school, Garfield Heights. Returning from injury, Johnson will once again join his uncle Sonny Johnson’s squad, and reunite on the court with his cousin Sonny Johnson Jr., a current class of 2022 Penn State verbal pledge.
  • After naming a final seven of Ohio State, USC, Arizona State, Oregon, Colorado, Nebraska, and Texas in April, class of 2021 wide receiver Jamier Johnson announced his verbal commitment to the Longhorns on Friday. Johnson, a four-star prospect from John Muir high in Pasadena, California will suit up for former OSU assistant coach Tom Herman.