Damon Payne Ohio State Buckeyes Recruiting
Football Recruiting

Buckeyes Make Latest Cut for Top DT Target Damon Payne

Payne (6-4 297) is the No. 5 defensive tackle in the 2021 class per the 247Sports Composite. He is the No. 31 player overall and the No. 1 player in the state of Michigan. He is currently a 4-star prospect, but if he remains near the Top 30, he would be in line for a fifth star. Payne is the No. 25 player and the No. 4 defensive tackle in 247Sports’ own rankings.

Kendall Brown Ohio State Buckeyes Recruiting
Men's Basketball Recruiting

Five-Star Forward Kendall Brown Taking Official Visit to OSU This Month

On the court, Brown is a very talented finisher and can handle the basketball well enough to get by his man and create for others. He will need to continue getting stronger with his jumper because it doesn’t look like it will currently allow for him to get a jump shot off with a defender of similar size in his face. He is only a junior, however, so there is still plenty of room for continued growth in that area.

Kerry Coombs and Cameron Martinez Ohio State Buckeyes
Football Recruiting

Cameron Martinez Reaffirms Ohio State Commitment, Will Sign in February

Martinez has been committed to Ohio State since July 4 of last year, but didn’t sign with the Buckeyes in the early signing period last month because of the departure of defensive backs coach Jeff Hafley to Boston College. Listed as an athlete, Martinez (5-11 183) played quarterback for Muskegon, but projects as a defensive back for Ohio State. Because of that projection…

Jaylen Johnson Ohio State Buckeyes Commit
Football Recruiting

Cincinnati Safety Jaylen Johnson Commits to Ohio State

The 2020 signing class isn’t quite wrapped up yet for Ohio State, but the 2021 recruiting cycle is in full swing for the Buckeyes as 2021 safety Jaylen Johnson has committed to OSU. Johnson tweeted out his announcement on Tuesday afternoon. The Buckeyes just added 3-star Colorado tight end Sam Hart to the class a little over a week ago. Of the eight commitments, five are from Ohio.