Report: 4-star CB in Ohio State's 2021 class won't play senior season at HS due to pandemic
At least one member of Ohio State’s 2021 recruiting class is choosing not to play his final season at the high school level.
On Monday, 247Sports reported that 4-star cornerback and future Buckeye Jordan Hancock has decided that he will not play his senior season of high school football because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Per the report, both of Hancock’s parents have underlying health concerns and he wants to limit contact with other individuals at this time.
Hancock has reportedly already reached out to Ohio State head coach to inform him of the decision to skip his final season of high school football.
Hancock is a 6-foot-1, 170-pound cornerback out of Suwanee, Georgia. He is one of 12 players currently committed in Ohio State’s top-ranked class that is listed as one of the top 100 players in the 2021 class.
Per 247Sports, Hancock ranks as the No. 76 overall prospect in the 2021 recruiting cycle and ranks as the No. 5 cornerback in the class.