Ohio State might not be looking up at Michigan in the rankings for too much longer if it can keep landing prospects like the one the Buckeyes earned a pledge from Thursday.
ESPN 300 tight end Jalyn Holmes (Norfolk, Va./Lake Taylor) verbally committed to Ohio State after he visited the Buckeyes on Wednesday. Rumors swirled Wednesday he committed on his visit, but at the very least he left Columbus as a heavy Ohio State lean.
Holmes, a 6-foot-5, 219-pound two-way standout, will likely play defensive end for defensive line coach Mike Vrabel at Ohio State. So once again the Buckeyes have added another powerful piece to what is quickly becoming arguably the strongest position on the roster when considering both the 2012 and 2013 hauls. Since 2012, the Buckeyes have landed 12 four-star defensive linemen, including five-star Noah Spence, a 2012 signee that looks to be headed for stardom in Columbus.
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