Ohio State and Penn State both remain in the mix for one of the nation’s most talented pass rushers in the class of 2024.

4-star EDGE Booker Pickett Jr. revealed his top 9 programs on Tuesday morning, and both Big Ten giants made the cut. He’s also still considering Tennessee, Florida State, South Carolina, USC, Louisville, Georgia and Miami.

Here’s his announcement:

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Pickett hails from Tampa, Fla. He attends Wharton High School and is listed at 6-foot-3, 200 pounds.

Pickett currently ranks as one of the top overall prospects in the country. He’s the No. 52 overall player and the No. 6 EDGE in the class of 2024, per 247Sports Composite rankings. He’s also the No. 11 player from the state of Florida.

Ohio State’s 2024 recruiting class is off to a strong start. The Buckeyes have 3 commitments already, including one from 5-star receiver Jeremiah Smith. The group ranks No. 16 nationally, per 247Sports Composite rankings.

Penn State has 2 commitments so far in this cycle. The Nittany Lions’ class ranks No. 17 in the country, according to 247Sports Composite rankings.

Here are some highlights from Pickett’s junior season: