Four-star Cornerback Dijon Johnson committed to Ohio

Ohio State has its first rear corner for the 2023 class.

A day after visiting Ohio State for the Buckeyes spring game, the four-star Florida Cornerback team Dijon Johnson He knew he had seen enough on his visit to pull the trigger and give word to OSU. He officially committed to the Buckeyes on Sunday.

Johnson spent most of his time before the match talking with his teammate 7 on 7 Bryson RodgersIt is also Committed to Ohio On Sunday, then a photo was taken of him after the game with Rodgers and the safety of Florida-born OSU student, Key Stokes, one of the Saturday’s Spring Match Stars.

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  • Season: 2023
  • measuring: 6-1 / 190
  • POS: CB
  • the school: Wharton High School (Tampa, Florida)
  • Compound classification: ★★★★
  • Compound Rank: 265 (29 MB)

Johnson’s hiring at Ohio State was swift, with the 6-foot-1,190-pound player receiving the Buckeyes offer on January 25 from quarterback coach Tony Alford, who handles the majority of Florida State’s recruits. From his offer tweet, you can tell the hiring will be short, as he called Ohio State his “dream show.”

It might seem strange to a Florida kid to think of the Buckeyes’ dream show, but before he played the knockout, Johnson was looking back and looking forward to the legendary Ohio run by Eddie George.

In one visit to Columbus later, it became Ohio State’s ninth commitment in the 2023 cycle. He’s already the fourth class member from the Sunshine State, with Rodgers, safely four stars Cedric Hawkins And four stars running back Mark Fletcher Already in the barn.

According to 247Sports’ composite rankings, Johnson is ranked 265th best prospect and 29th best corner in the 2023 class. In 10 games for Wharton High School (Tampa, FL) last season, Johnson made six interceptions, one recovery, 10 passing deflections and 12 interferences. total. Four of those objections went for the landing.

Ohio State would like to take at least two cornerbacks in the 2023 class, and Johnson has already locked up one of those spots. Whoever joins him in the Buckeyes cornerback category will be interesting, as a five star corner player AJ Harris Looks like he’s heading away from the Buckeyes while he was a four star producer in Georgia Cain Lee He has a lot of momentum with Ohio State at the moment. Daniel HarrisAnd Sheriff DensonAnd Christian Gray And Malik Muhammed Among the other staples in class with Ohio State shows.

Johnson received 36 Division I bids and picked Ohio State over the likes of USC, Oklahoma, Georgia, Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Florida State, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisville, Miami, Michigan, Michigan State, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas A&M, UCF and Utah.

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