Pair of 5-star WR choose Ohio State
Ohio State’s class of 2017 recruiting class just keeps getting better. Heading into today, the Buckeyes had the top-ranked class according to 247 Sports. That lead just expanded, and even more so than the Buckeyes probably anticipated when waking up this morning.
The 2014 national champions had four different five-star recruits committed to the program in the class of 2017 before five-star wide receiver Tyjon Lindsey made his decision this morning.
Lindsey followed through with his word when he announced where he would attend college. That wasn’t a surprise. What did surprise Buckeye fans, however, was that another five-star wide receiver in Trevon Grimes decided to make his surprise decision alongside Lindsey. Now, the Buckeyes have six different five-stars committed.
Lindsey, from Las Vegas, Nev., is a 5-foot-9 pass-catcher who plays at the historically dominant Bishop Gorman High School. Ohio State may have had an edge in Lindsey’s recruiting ever since Tate Martell committed to the Buckeyes on June 12.
Martell is the No. 2-ranked dual-threat quarterback in the class of 2017 and is the starting signal caller at Bishop Gorman. The Buckeyes also have a four-star defensive tackle recruit committed from Bishop Gorman in Haskell Garrett.
Ohio State fans can watch Martell toss touchdown passes to Lindsey below:
As for Grimes and his surprise announcement (247 Sports has his official announcement set for Wednesday), the Fort Lauderdale, Fla. prospect is a five-star in his own right, but quite different looking than Lindsey. Grimes stands at 6-foot-3.
His highlight tape can be seen below:
Buckeye fans responded quite favorably to its new formidable pass-catching duo.
10⭐️ Monday. That earns a double boom! pic.twitter.com/X5f1Bp25k8
— tOSU Recruiting (@tOSURecruiting) August 22, 2016
@TrevonGrimes7 @tyjonlindsey. Biggest day on Buckeye recruiting hiistory!!! #BuckeyeNation???? pic.twitter.com/95H2nciiSs
— BuckNut (@Buckeye_GuyO_H) August 22, 2016
The rich just keep getting richer.