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Ohio State still in the mix for even more top talent

The Buckeyes found their name in the headlines over the weekend.

2022 DB Zion Branch
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In between running errands, doing stuff around the house, and spending time with family and friends there’s a good chance you might’ve missed out on some of the latest recruiting news surrounding your Ohio State Buckeyes football squad. Don’t worry! Land-Grant Holy Land is here to help get you caught back up with things.

Ohio State adds four-star lineman

The rich get richer. Already blessed with a star studded class of 2022 of future Buckeyes, Ryan Day and the Ohio State coaching staff locked up another verbal pledge on Friday afternoon.

Committing to Ohio State over the likes of Florida, Michigan, Oklahoma, and Oregon, Cherry Creek (CO) senior George Fitzpatrick will now call Columbus his college home.

The 6-foot-6 285-pounder, who recently visited the Ohio State campus, is the second offensive lineman, and 17th overall class of 2022 prospect to give OSU their verbal commitment so far.

Buckeyes make the cut

While landing four-star class of 2022 offensive tackle George Fitzpatick on Friday put the Ohio State Buckeyes name in the headlines, it wasn’t the last time Ryan Day’s team grabbed the recruiting worlds attention over the weekend.

Making the cut for numerous highly sought after recruits the Buckeyes are now one step closer to adding even more top tier talent to their already stacked list of future Buckeyes.

Want to know who are the latest top prospects to list Ohio State among their potential college landing spots? We’ve got you covered.

Four-star DL Hero Kanu

Class: 2022
Town: Rancho Santa Margarita, CA/Santa Margarita Catholic
Size: 6-foot-5, 293 pound
Status: Uncommitted
Top 10: Ohio State, Alabama, Clemson, Washington, Georgia, Oklahoma, LSU, Texas, USC, Notre Dame (not pictured)

Four-star S Zion Branch

Class: 2022
Town: Las Vegas, NV/Bishop Gorman
Size: 6-foot-2, 190 pounds
Status: Uncommitted
Top five: Ohio State, Alabama, Clemson, Oklahoma, USC

Four-star TE Mac Markway

Class: 2023
Town: Saint Louis, MO/DeSmet
Size: 6-foot-4, 240 pounds
Status: Uncommitted
Top Seven: Ohio State, Iowa, LSU, Florida, Notre Dame, Missouri, Alabama

Four-star TE Mathias “Mega” Barnwell

Class: 2023
Town: Fredericksburg, VA/Riverbend
Size: 6-foot-5, 240 pounds
Status: Uncommitted
Top Seven: Ohio State, Kentucky, Virginia, Penn State, Notre Dame, Virginia Tech, North Carolina

Five-star QB Malachi Nelson

Class: 2023
Town: Los Alamitos, CA/Los Alamitos
Size: 6-foot-3, 180 pounds
Status: Uncommitted
Top Seven: Ohio State, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, LSU, Alabama, Florida State, USC