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5-Star OT Paris Johnson Announces Ohio State Commitment

A general view of Ohio State's football stadium.

COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 06: A general view of Ohio Stadium during the game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Ohio Bobcats on September 6, 2008 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

One of the top recruits in the 2020 recruiting class has arrived at his decision. He's staying home.

Paris Johnson, a five-star offensive tackle of Cincinnati has committed to Ohio State. He chose the Buckeyes basically every other major program. The 16-year-old held 44 offers, including offers from Alabama, Florida State, and Notre Dame, among others.

The 6-foot-7 sophomore announced his decision on Twitter.

"I’m Staying Home!!" he tweeted.

https://twitter.com/parisjohnsonjr/status/1012527734457856000?s=21

Johnson is a product of St. Xavier in Cincinnati.

The five-star offensive tackle is Ohio State's third commitment in the 2020 class. The Buckeyes are off to a hot start in the 2020 cycle and own the Big Ten's No. 1 class.

Urban Meyer and company are off and rolling in 2020 with the No. 1 player from the state of Ohio.