Ohio State got some huge news on Friday...afternoon.
The rich just got a little richer. Friday, Ohio State landed the services of four-star defensive tackle Tyler Friday - one of the top recruits coming out of Don Bosco Prep. Friday announced the news in front of his schoolmates during a ceremony on Friday afternoon.
Friday is a 6-foot-3, 263-pound player out of Ramsey, New Jersey, according to 247 Sports. He had offers from 20 different schools - Ohio State, Alabama, Michigan, Boston College, UConn, Georgia, Maryland, Miami, Michigan State, Nebraska, North Carolina, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Syracuse, Virginia Tech, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Tennessee and UCLA.
Friday was reportedly down to Ohio State, Michigan, Penn State, UCLA and Miami heading into the event.
Friday is ranked as the 86th-best player in the country and the second-best player in the state of New Jersey. He last visited Ohio State on November 17.
Friday told Varsity Aces that he liked the "atmosphere and intensity" of Ohio State's practices. He also said he likes the team's head coach, Urban Meyer.
Friday is actually a class of 2018 recruit who had yet to commit. The Buckeyes now have 23 players set for their 2018 class.
Here's more, via Varsity Aces:
Ohio State has the second-ranked recruiting class in the county - behind only Georgia. We'll see if that changes in the coming weeks.