Step aside Clemson, Florida, and Florida State. Jalyn Holmes is going to be a Buckeye.
Holmes, the 4-star weak side defensive end from Lake Taylor High School in Norfolk, Virginia has committed to The Ohio State University. Number 11 in the class of 2014, the 6-foot-5, 225 pound Holmes brings a dominant presence to the Buckeye defensive line.
The second defensive line commit, Holmes will join strong-side 3-star recruit Dylan Thompson come 2014. With the Buckeyes losing three men on the defensive line to the 2013 NFL draft, this provides an opportunity for Thompson and newly-added Holmes to get some early experience when they get to Columbus.
Ranked fourth in the commonwealth of Virginia and at his position (according to 247 Sports), Holmes is an explosive and versatile play maker who can impact a game on both sides of the ball. Head Coach Urban Meyer loves to recruit athletes and play makers, and he’s got himself a gem with Holmes.
There was some confusion during his visit on whether or not Holmes had actually committed to play in the Scarlet and Gray or not, but that was all solved come Monday evening when he took to Twitter to make his announcement.
Each week the Buckeyes are continuing to add quality players to the class of 2014. However, as reported earlier by Eleven Warriors, the Buckeyes aren’t the only team making some noise in the world of recruiting.
As always, Coach Meyer is all in with recruiting. Buckeye fans can sleep well at night knowing at Uncle Urban is doing anything and everything to make this The Best Damn Program in the Land. Who will the Buckeyes add next to the class of 2014? Time will only tell.
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