Ohio State has landed the commitment of 4-star outside linebacker Dante Booker, who’s the No. 6 outside linebacker in the 2014 recruiting class, according to the 247Sports composite.That news alone would be great for Urban Meyer and the Buckeyes, but Booker is also a talented state of Ohio recruit. In fact, the 247Sports composite ranks him as the No. 3 player from the state.Anyone who knows anything about recruiting will tell you that in-state recruiting is key, even for a program as big as Ohio State.Steve Wiltfong of 247Sports reports on the commitment:
Akron (Ohio) St. Vincent-St. Mary Top 100 linebacker Dante Booker announced his commitment to Ohio State on Thursday. “Officially commited to THE Ohio State University,” Booker announced. The 6-foot-4, 210-pound Booker chose the in-state Buckeyes over offers from the likes of Notre Dame, Michigan, Nebraska, Penn State and Tennessee.
The Buckeyes’ 2014 class now features nine commitments, and Booker is one of the marquee…
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