Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes are locking up some serious in-state talent with their 2014 recruiting class.
The Buckeyes had already secured commitments from five of Ohio’s top prospects coming into Thursday.
They’ll end the day with six.
Dante Booker, a 4-star linebacker out of Akron, Ohio, announced his verbal commitment to Meyer and the Buckeyes via Twitter Thursday afternoon:
Officially commited to THE Ohio State University #BuckeyeNation— Dante Booker Jr. (@D_Book47) May 23, 2013
Booker chose the Buckeyes over offers from Louisville, Michigan, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Penn State and Tennessee, among others.
Most recruiting gurus expected Booker to land at Ohio State (the Buckeyes earned a clean sweep in 247Sports.com’s “Chrystal Ball Predictions”), but that doesn’t take away from the importance of his commitment.
Booker joins fellow in-state 4-star prospect Kyle Berger as a true linebacker in Ohio State’s 2014 recruiting class. The Buckeyes…
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