J.T. Tuimoloau, the final 2021 five-star recruit to decide, introduced Sunday the place he will probably be taking his abilities as a collegian.
Tuimoloau mentioned on CBS Sports activities HQ that he was becoming a member of Ohio State, including to a recruiting class that already ranked No. 2 within the 247Sports activities Workforce Recruiting rankings.
The defensive finish is No. three in 247Sports activities’ Composite Rankings; 247Sports activities ranks him No. 1 general, Rivals ranks him at No. 6 and ESPN locations him at No. 4. He was the final member of the 247Sports activities High 100 to announce a choice.
“Go, Buckeyes, and we’ll be on the market quickly,” Tuimoloau mentioned in making his choice.
Tuimoloau is the second top-five recruit and third top-10 recruit to decide to the Buckeyes from the 2021 class. He joins defensive finish Jack Sawyer (No. 4), giving the Buckeyes two of the highest three defensive position recruits, and broad receiver Emeka Egbuka (No. 9).
In line with 247Sports activities’ Composite Rankings, the Buckeyes now have 5 five-star recruits, with working again TreVeyon Henderson (No. 22) and quarterback Kyle McCord (No. 27) rounding out the group. Solely Alabama has extra five-star recruits, with seven.