ORLANDO, Fla. – Cleveland Heights (Ohio) defensive end Tyreke Smith was once considered a lock for Penn State and even took his last official visit to State College, Penn., last month.
But on Thursday night at the Under Armour All-America Game, the four-star prospect opted for Ohio State over the Nittany Lions.
“It’s truly an honor,” Smith said. “I’m just happy to be a Buckeye.”
Smith would have enrolled early at Ohio State, but opted to finish out his senior year in order to play one last season of high school hoops.
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