One of the 15 current commits in Ohio State’s top-ranked 2021 recruiting class – four-star linebacker Reid Carrico – announced on Twitter that he has received an invitation to the All-American Bowl.
— Reid Carrico (@CarricoReid) April 12, 2020
Carrico is currently one of three Ohio State commits in 2021 to be involved in the All-American Bowl, with five-star quarterback Kyle McCord and four-star guard Donovan Jackson accepting their invitations.
One of the earlier commits in the 2021 class, Carrico pledged his commitment to the Buckeyes on Sept. 10 and is currently rated the No. 2 inside linebacker in the class, No. 3 prospect in the state of Ohio and the No. 74 prospect overall.
The Ironton (Ohio) native was a major part of the team’s 13-2 record and run to thee Division-V state championship game, where the Fighting Tigers lost to Kirtland 17-7. He was named a USA Today All American for his efforts.
Carrico is listed as 6-3 and 225 pounds on 247Sports, and was compared to Green Bay Packers linebacker Blake Martinez by recruiting analyst Allen Trieu.
“Well built prospect who will step onto a college campus physically ready to compete. Above average height and length for his position,” Trieu wrote on Carrico. “A good athlete who has tested well and also runs track and plays basketball with great success. That is evident on his film where he runs quickly to the football with aggression and little hesitation.”
The All-American Bowl is scheduled to take place at 1 p.m. on Jan. 9, 2021, and will be televised on NBC.
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