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Ohio State Offers Son Of NFL Legend

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MIAMI GARDENS, FL - JANUARY 03: A cheerleader runs onto the field with an Ohio State Buckeyes flag prior to the Discover Orange Bowl against the Clemson Tigers at Sun Life Stadium on January 3, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

The Ohio State Buckeyes have had a lot of famous families play for them, and could be looking to add the son of one of the greatest wide receivers of all-time.

On Wednesday, Marvin Harrison Jr., the son of Indianapolis Colts legend Marvin Harrison, announced on Twitter that he had received an offer from Ohio State.

The offer comes on the heels of several other offers he has received over the past few days, including Baylor and West Virginia.

247Sports has Harrison rated as one of the top wide receivers in the country for the Class of 2021.

The Buckeyes would be looking to keep Harrison from following in his famous father's college footsteps though.

The elder Marvin Harrison played college football at Syracuse, setting school records while catching passes from Donovan McNabb. He earned All-Big East honors in 1995 before being drafted in the first round of the 1996 NFL Draft.

Harrison quickly became the go-to guy for Peyton Manning when the Colts drafted Manning in 1998. Together, they formed a record-setting tandem that shattered nearly every passing combination record in NFL history until his retirement in 2008.

He was an eight-time Pro Bowl selection, eight-time All-Pro, and still holds the NFL record for receptions in a season with 143. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016.