For a comprehensive list of offensive linemen, look no further than Ohio State. With several elite recruits in the pipeline, the Buckeyes are well-positioned to find their next star. We’ll discuss Luke Montgomery, Mark Fletcher, Austin Siereveld, and Luke Wypler. Here are some of the best players to watch during the spring recruiting season. These four players have all played at the highest level, and could all end up playing major roles in the future of the Buckeyes’ offense.
While there are plenty of talented running backs in the 2023 class, few have the potential to make a significant impact on Ohio State’s offensive line. Despite his size and athleticism, Fletcher is a complete package. His size, speed, and ability to block pass rushers all point to a bright future in college football. Fletcher’s frame is impressive and will provide Ohio State with a unique combination of size and strength in the backfield.
Luke Montgomery, a former Miami (OH) star, has committed to play at Ohio State. The athleticism and size of Montgomery would make him an excellent fit for any offensive line position at the next level. The Ohio State staff coveted him for his versatility on the offensive line. His quick feet and quick hands are also impressive. He has excellent awareness. Ohio State coach Urban Meyer was enamored with Montgomery.
On Wednesday, offensive lineman Austin Siereveld committed to Ohio State. Siereveld had previously considered Alabama and Notre Dame. However, after meeting with new offensive line coach Justin Frye and learning more about Ohio State’s academics and facilities, the former high school standout chose the Buckeyes. The commitment is significant for Ohio State, as it marks the tenth overall pledge this cycle.
In the 2020 recruiting class, Ohio State has added four-star offensive guard Luke Wypler to its roster. He’s ranked the third-best guard in the class and ranked 75th overall. The 2020 class includes five commitments rated in the top-200 nationally, including three from the Buckeyes. Wypler played sparingly as a freshman, but has shown promise during spring practice.
When he initially committed to Iowa State, running back Miyan Williams was a three-star prospect. In late November, though, the star running back switched his commitment to Ohio State. With this move, head coach Ryan Day added a running back to his already strong team. While many weren’t impressed with the Iowa State commit, Williams has since turned himself into a four-star prospect. Ohio State coach Ryan Day is excited to have a running back of his caliber.
The landing of defensive lineman Arvell Reese makes the Buckeyes’ 2019 recruiting class the best of its entire history, as he joins a group that includes Jason Moore, Kayin Lee, Calvin Simpson-Hunt, and Christian Mathews. Despite his addition, the Buckeyes’ 2019 recruiting class remains incomplete. Ohio State will look to bring in at least six more players to fill out the class.