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Wide receivers Tyjon Lindsey and Trevon Grimes have both committed to Ohio State.
Their commitments were announced via a Bleacher Report video that shows the two playing dodgeball that was filmed about four weeks ago.
Lindsey, ranked as the No. 5 wide receiver in the nation and No. 1 player in the state of Nevada according to the 247Sports Composite rankings, had 45 catches for 1,117 yards and 14 touchdowns last season for Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas).
Grimes, ranked as the No. 3 wide receiver in the nation, initially had planned to announce his decision Wednesday, but then tweeted Monday that there had been a change of plans. Grimes, from St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale), was long considered a silent commitment to Ohio State. He said last week that he had already told his coaches where he was heading.
❕❗️ CHANGE OF PLANS ❗️❕
— GrimeTime™ (@TrevonGrimes7) August 22, 2016
The two receivers have to thrill quarterback commit Tate Martell, a longtime friend and teammate of Lindsey’s.
The additions will help push the Buckeyes to the top-ranked recruiting class in the nation as things stand.
Ohio State receivers coach Zach Smith expressed his joy at the possibility of the receivers committing to the Buckeyes — some might say confidence — with this tweet Sunday night.
— Zach Smith #Zone6 (@CoachZachSmith) August 22, 2016
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Lindsey has been in the news in the last week, as he planned to return to Southern California for his senior season but has transferred back to Gorman.
He is unlikely to play in No. 3 Gorman’s opener Saturday against No. 5 Cedar Hill (Texas) because Nevada rules require a player to complete 10 practices before playing in a game.
Lindsey took part in Gorman’s scrimmage Friday and appeared to injure a shoulder, but told USA TODAY Sports that he’s fine.
Tough break for Tyjon Lindsey in 1st game back with BG. Injured shoulder on this play. Hopefully nothing serious. pic.twitter.com/39QSgPo41K
— Ryan Swartz (@Swartz27) August 20, 2016
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