JT Tuimoloau, the last 2021 five-star recruit to make a decision, announced Sunday where he will take his talents as a college student.
Tuimoloau said on CBS Sports HQ that he would join Ohio State, adding to a recruiting class that already ranked No. 2 in the 247Sports Team Recruiting ranking.
The defensive end is No. 3 in 247Sports Composite Rankings; 247 Sports ranks him No. 1 overall, Rivals ranks him at No. 6 and ESPN ranks him at No. 4. He was the last member of the 247 Sports Top 100 to announce a decision.
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“Go Buckeyes, and we’ll be out soon,” Tuimoloau said in making his decision.
Tuimoloau is the second top-five pick and third top-10 pick to commit to the Buckeyes of the 2021 class. He joins defensive end Jack Sawyer (No. 4), giving the Buckeyes two of the top three picks. from the defensive line, and wide receiver Emeka Egbuka (No. 9).
According to the 247Sports composite ranking, the Buckeyes now have five five-star recruits, with running back TreVeyon Henderson (No. 22) and quarterback Kyle McCord (No. 27) completing the group. Only Alabama has more five-star recruits, with seven.