A total of seven early commitments who have pledged to play for coach Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes are officially on campus and taking classes, according to an OSU press release.
Of the seven former high school seniors who have signed financial aid agreements with OSU, five are offensive players, one is a five-star linebacker and the other is a kicker.
The five-star linebacker is Raekwon McMillan, who comes to OSU from Hinesville, Ga., and Liberty County High School, according to the release.
The five offensive players include: quarterback Stephen Collier from Leesburg, Ga., wide receiver Johnnie Dixon from West Palm Beach, Fla., offensive lineman Kyle Trout from Lancaster, Ohio, hybrid running back and wide receiver Curtis Samuel from Brooklyn, N.Y., offensive lineman Marcelys Jones from Cleveland and kicker Sean Nuernberger from Buckner, Ky.
This is the third straight year that at least five high school seniors have elected to graduate early and enroll at OSU for a winter or spring academic term, according to the release.
The complete list of early enrollees:
-Stephen Collier, quarterback – 6 feet 4 inches, 210 pounds from Leesburg, Ga., and Lee County High School
-Johnnie Dixon, wide receiver – 5 feet 10 inches, 195 pounds from West Palm Beach, Fla., and Dwyer High School
-Marcelys Jones, offensive lineman – 6 feet 4 inches, 340 pounds from Cleveland and Glenville High School
-Raekwon McMillan, linebacker – 6 feet 2 inches, 242 pounds from Hinesville, Ga., and Liberty County High School
-Sean Nuernberger, kicker – 6 feet 1 inch, 235 pounds from Buckner, Ky., and Oldham County High School
-Curtis Samuel, hybrid running back and wide receiver – 5 feet 11 inches, 185 pounds from Brooklyn, N.Y., and Erasmus Hall High School
-Kyle Trout, offensive lineman – 6 feet 6 inches, 295 pounds from Lancaster, Ohio, and Lancaster High School