Ohio State was one of 5 schools announced to be in the running for the services of talented 5-star cornerback Charles Lester III Sunday afternoon.

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Lester, a top 30 prospect in the Class of 2024, will choose between The Buckeyes, Florida, Florida State, Georgia and Alabama.

Lester is considered to be the No. 3 cornerback in the nation, the No. 22 overall prospect and the No. 7 player from the state of Florida according to 247Sports’ composite rankings.

Ohio State is already off to a hot start in its 2024 class, earning a commitment from No. 2 overall prospect Jerimiah Smith on Dec. 14. The Buckeyes do not yet have a cornerback commit in the 2024 cycle, but do have a commitment from Garrett Stover, who is a multi-position threat being primarily recruited as a safety.