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A look at the 22 recruits Ohio State signed:


Kyle Berger (LB) 6-2, 225, (Cleveland St. Ignatius). Was a 4-star recruit after his junior season when he had 10 sacks. Missed his entire senior season because of a knee injury.


Dante Booker (LB) 6-3, 215, (Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary). Ohio’s Mr. Football, the first defensive player to win that honor since Andy Katzenmoyer in 1995. Most analysts rate him a 4-star recruit. Had 24 tackles for losses, 8 sacks and 2 interceptions as a senior.


Noah Brown (WR) 6-2, 225 (Sparta, N.J. Pope John XXIII). A 4-star recruit, according to recruiting analysts. First-team All-New Jersey. Caught 41 passes for 857 yards, 14 TDs as a senior.


Parris Campbell (WR) 6-1, 185 (Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary). Rated a 4-star prospect. Rushed for 1,584 yards as a senior. Runner-up in 100-meter dash at 2013 state track meet. Best time of 10.77 in the 100 meters.


Stephen Collier (QB) 6-3, 210, (Hinesville, Ga. Lee County). Gets 3 stars from the recruiting analysts. Passed for 2,291 yards and 24 TDs and rushed for 1,021 yards and 20 TDs as a senior. Already enrolled at Ohio State.


Johnnie Dixon (WR) 5-11, 195, (West Palm Beach Dwyer). Rated a 4-star recruit by all the major recruiting sites. Caught 54 passes for 1,124 yards and 16 touchdowns as a senior. Best time of 4.37 seconds in the 40-yard dash. Already enrolled.


Jalyn Holmes (DE) 6-5, 240, (Norfolk, Va. Lake Taylor). Originally was leaning toward Texas. Second-team All-USA Today. Rated a 4-star recruit. Had 40 tackles for losses, 11 sacks as a senior.


Malik Hooker (DB) 6-2, 190 (New Castle, Pa.). Played only two seasons of high school football. Also recruited by some Division I basketball schools. Rated a 4-star recruit.


Sam Hubbard (LB) 6-6, 230 (Cincinnati Moeller). First-team All-Ohio. Five interceptions as a senior. Recruiting analysts split between 4 stars and 3 stars for him.


Jamarco Jones (OL) 6-4, 315, (Chicago De LaSalle). Jones threw a scare into OSU by taking a late visit to Michigan State. Rated a 4-star recruit. First-team All-Illinois.


Marcelys Jones (OL) 6-5, 340, (Cleveland Glenville). First-team All-Ohio. Analysts split between 3 stars and 4 stars. Already enrolled.


Demetrius Knox (OL) 6-4, 285, (Fort Worth All Saints). A 4-star recruit who is rated one of the top 20 seniors in Texas.


Marshon Lattimore (DB) 6-0, 180 (Cleveland Glenville). A 4-star recruit. State Defensive Player of the Year in Division II. Also rushed for 911 yards and 16 TDs.


Terry McLaurin (WR) 6-0, 190 (Indianapolis Cathedral). Mr. Football in Indiana. Caught 58 passes for 953 yards and 8 TDs. Also rushed for 744 yards. A 4-star recruit.


Raekwon McMillan (LB) 6-2, 242, (Hinesville, Ga. Liberty County). The most-hyped recruit in OSU’s class. The only 5-star recruit in that group. Had 35 tackles for losses and 8 sacks as a senior. Parade Magazine and USA Today All-American. Already enrolled.


Sean Nuernberger (K) 6-1, 235, (Buckner, Ky. Oldham County). Was 13 of 20 on field goals as a senior, with a long of 57 yards. Five of his misses were blocked. The only scholarship kicker on the roster. Already enrolled.


Curtis Samuel (WR) 5-11, 185, (Brooklyn, N.Y. Erasmus Hall). A 4-star recruit. Rushed for 1,461 yards and 17 touchdowns. Similar type player to Dontre Wilson and Jalin Marshall. Already enrolled.


Erick Smith (DB) 6-1, 195, (Cleveland Glenville). Got a 4-star rating from the analysts. One of the players predicted to contribute immediately.


Brady Taylor (OL) 6-5, 290, (Columbus Ready). First-team All-Ohio. Gets 3 stars from the recruiting analysts.


Dylan Thompson (DE) 6-5, 270 (Lombard, Ill. Montini). Had 17 sacks as a senior. Gets 3 stars from most analysts.


Kyle Trout (OL) 6-6, 300, (Lancaster). First-team All-Ohio. Gets 4 stars from most recruiting analysts. Already enrolled.


Damon Webb (CB) 5-10, 180, (Detroit Cass Tech). Shared Player of the Year honors in Michigan. A 4-star recruit. Seven interceptions and four forced fumbles as a senior.


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