Recruiting Outlook is a new weekly series on Buckeye Sports Bulletin designed to be your one-stop shop for all news related to the Ohio State football recruiting trail.
- Southlake (Texas) Carroll 2022 five-star pro-style quarterback Quinn Ewers received an offer from Virginia Tech. The 6-foot-3, 195-pound signal caller is the No. 1-rated recruit regardless of position and also holds offers from Alabama, Georgia, LSU, Michigan, Penn State and Oklahoma, which is the favorite.
- Los Alamitos, Calif., 2023 pro-style quarterback Malachi Nelson received an offer from Michigan. The 6-foot-3, 180-pound signal caller holds offers from Alabama, Kentucky, Florida State, UNLV, Florida, Oklahoma State, Texas and Tennessee.
- Ryan Day said he is going to fight “really hard” for mid-year enrollees to play both in the spring and fall of 2021 and have it only count as one year of eligibility, prompting five-star running back commit TreVeyon Henderson to post, “I’ll be ready if that happens.”
- Atlanta Woodward Academy 2022 three-star running back Damari Alston received an offer from Ohio State. He is rated as 247Sports’ No. 35 running back, holding offers from Michigan, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Oregon, Alabama, and many more schools. When he tweeted out his offer, Alston garnered support from Ohio State 2021 cornerback commit Jordan Hancock.
- Houston (Texas) Klein Cain 2022 four-star running back Jaydon Blue committed to the 2022 Adidas All-America Bowl.
- Orlando (Fla.) Timber Creek 2023 offensive tackle T.J. Shanahan picked up offers from Penn State, Mississippi State, Auburn, and Arkansas. The 6-foot-5, 300-pound Ohio State target also holds offers from Florida, LSU, Georgia, Oklahoma and others.
- Ohio State extended an offer to Daleville, VA., 2022 five-star offensive tackle Gunner Givens. He has 29 total offers from some of the nation’s top schools, including Alabama, Clemson, Florida, Michigan and Notre Dame.
- Clarkston, MI., 2021 offensive guard Rocco Spindler spurned his home-state Wolverines and announced his commitment to Notre Dame.
- Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy four-star defensive end Tunmise Adeleye announced on Tuesday that he would be decommitting from Ohio State. Adeleye is listed as the No. 30 overall player and No. 4 strong-side defensive end in the 2021 class.
- One of Ohio State’s two commits remaining on the defensive line in 2021, four-star defensive tackle Mike Hall, wrote to Adeleye on Twitter, saying “At the end of the day you gotta respect his decision wether you like it or not … All love gangsta I’ll see you down the road … BE GREAT.”
- Four-star linebacker and Ohio State commit Reid Carrico sounded off on Twitter about the Big Ten’s decision to postpone the season. “What really sucks is college ball players work their whole lives just for a chance to live their dream and get paid for it. They’ll lose one year of their careers, won’t make a dime either way, but some snake in a suit could care less bc they’re still getting paid,” Carrico wrote in the tweet.
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