Ohio State lands commitment from 4-star QB via 2023 class out of South Dakota
Ohio State target and 4-star quarterback Lincoln Kienholz decommitted from Washington Wednesday morning and committed to the Buckeyes later in the day.
Kienholz had a number of B1G teams interested in him including Wisconsin, Illinois, and Minnesota. Here’s what he had to say about his decision:
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“After long talks and consideration, I and very blessed with this opportunity. Thank you to Corey Dennis and the staff and also everyone that’s been along on this ride. I’m excited to announce I am committing to Ohio State” Kienholz said in a tweet Wednesday morning.
After long talks and consideration, I and very blessed with this opportunity. Thank you to @CoreyDennis_ and the staff and also everyone that’s been along on this ride. I’m excited to announce I am committing to @OhioStateFB🌰. #GoBuckeyes pic.twitter.com/OpO2ghcYIw
— Lincoln Kienholz (@LincolnKienholz) December 14, 2022
Kienholz is a 4-star QB and is also the No. 14 QB and the No. 1 player in South Dakota from the 2023 class per the 247Sports Composite.
Kienholz joins a stacked class of 2023 for Ohio State, which boasts the No. 5 recruiting class in the nation according to 247Sports.
He is the first quarterback in the class of 2023 for Ohio State, though he likely will have to earn a starting role against Ohio State’s current quarterbacks.
Ohio State plays in the College Football Playoff, taking on Georgia on Dec. 31.
Here’s a highlight clip of Kienholz from his senior season: