Running back Dallan Hayden announced today via twitter that he has committed to Ohio State.
— Dallan Hayden1️⃣ (@DCH__2) June 22, 2021
Hayden is from Memphis, Tennessee and committed to OSU over offers from Notre Dame, Oregon, Ole Miss, Auburn, Florida, Penn State, Florida State, Georgia and others.
The 5-11, 195 pound Hayden is ranked the 237th-best player overall in the class of 2022 and 24th-best running back. He is rated a four-star recruit. His father Aaron was a running back at Tennessee and later in the NFL, and his brother Chase is a running back at Illinois.
Hayden rushed for 2010 yards as a junior averaging 8.7 yards per carry. He scored 24 rushing touchdowns.
Hayden is OSU’s 13th commitment to the class of 2022. That class is currently the top-rated class in the nation.