Ohio State landed a four-star linebacker on Friday night.
K’Vaughan Pope, a four-star linebacker from Dinwiddie, Virginia, has made a decision. Pope will be playing his college football for Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes in 2018.
Pope, a 6-foot-2, 210-pound athlete regarded as a linebacker, had 14 offers – Ohio State, Georgia, Alabama, Clemson, Florida, Florida State, Michigan State, NC State, Notre Dame, Rutgers, South Carolina, Virginia, Virginia Tech and West Virginia.
K'Vaughan Pope, a 4-star LB, has committed to #OhioState. That 2018 class is a monster.
— Bill Rabinowitz (@brdispatch) August 4, 2017
K'Vaughan Pope gives Ohio State a pledge from the top two linebackers in the state of Virginia, with Teradja Mitchell being the other.
— Andrew Lind (@AndrewMLind) August 4, 2017
Ohio State was the favorite to land Pope – Georgia was considered another possibility.
Pope is Ohio State’s 17th commitment for the class of 2018. The Buckeyes have the No. 1 class in the country, per 247 Sports.