Highest-rated Class of 2021 football recruits from Ohio

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August 22, 2021
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Highest-rated Class of 2021 football recruits from Ohio

With National Signing Day behind us and the 2021 college football season fast-approaching, Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated Class of 2021 football recruits from Ohio using 247Sports.

There are a number of players primed to make big impacts right away, including as starters as soon as they arrive. The highest-rated players run the gamut from offense to special teams. Without a doubt, several of the players listed here are sure to be household names by the holidays. Keep reading to discover the highest-rated football recruits from your home state.

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#50: Brady Lichtenberg (PRO)

- College: Cincinnati
- High school: St. John's Jesuit (Toledo, OH)
- National ranking: #1,236 (3 stars, 0.8452 rating)
- Position ranking: #41 (PRO)
- Offers: Cincinnati, Akron, Bowling Green, Eastern Michigan, Kent State
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#49: Leroy Bowers (S)

- College: Cincinnati
- High school: Princeton (Cincinnati, OH)
- National ranking: #1,234 (3 stars, 0.8452 rating)
- Position ranking: #106 (S)
- Offers: Cincinnati, Akron, Bowling Green, Eastern Kentucky, Eastern Michigan
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#48: Marquael Parks (ATH)

- College: not committed
- High school: Orrville (Orrville, OH)
- National ranking: #1,149 (3 stars, 0.8478 rating)
- Position ranking: #79 (ATH)
- Offers: Army, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Kent State, Ohio
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#47: Elijah Hawk (SDE)

- College: Western Michigan
- High school: Pickerington North (Pickerington, OH)
- National ranking: #1,139 (3 stars, 0.8484 rating)
- Position ranking: #70 (SDE)
- Offers: Western Michigan, Akron, Ball State, Bowling Green, Eastern Kentucky
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#46: Michael Gravely Jr. (S)

- College: Michigan State
- High school: Euclid (Cleveland, OH)
- National ranking: #1,089 (3 stars, 0.8505 rating)
- Position ranking: #93 (S)
- Offers: not available
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#45: Carston Marshall (OLB)

- College: Iowa State
- High school: Wadsworth (Wadsworth, OH)
- National ranking: #1,069 (3 stars, 0.8511 rating)
- Position ranking: #66 (OLB)
- Offers: Iowa State, Akron, Army, Buffalo, Princeton
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#44: Kevin Toth Jr. (OT)

- College: Rutgers
- High school: Hudson (Hudson, OH)
- National ranking: #1,008 (3 stars, 0.853 rating)
- Position ranking: #87 (OT)
- Offers: Rutgers, Akron, Army, Buffalo, Eastern Michigan
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#43: Garner Wallace (S)

- College: Northwestern
- High school: Pickerington Central (Pickerington, OH)
- National ranking: #956 (3 stars, 0.8551 rating)
- Position ranking: #76 (S)
- Offers: Northwestern, Akron, Cincinnati, Louisville, Miami (OH)
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#42: Tamarion Crumpley (CB)

- College: Pittsburgh
- High school: Winton Woods (Cincinnati, OH)
- National ranking: #948 (3 stars, 0.8551 rating)
- Position ranking: #81 (CB)
- Offers: Pittsburgh, Minnesota, Air Force, Akron, Ball State
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#41: Cameron Junior (OLB)

- College: Cincinnati
- High school: Middletown (Middletown, OH)
- National ranking: #947 (3 stars, 0.8551 rating)
- Position ranking: #58 (OLB)
- Offers: Cincinnati, Akron, Army, Ball State, Bowling Green
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#40: A.J. Campbell (WDE)

- College: UCLA
- High school: Copley (Akron, OH)
- National ranking: #919 (3 stars, 0.8564 rating)
- Position ranking: #49 (WDE)
- Offers: UCLA, Vanderbilt, Air Force, Akron, Army
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#39: Treylan Davis (TE)

- College: West Virginia
- High school: Jackson (Jackson, OH)
- National ranking: #918 (3 stars, 0.8564 rating)
- Position ranking: #49 (TE)
- Offers: not available
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#38: Iesa Jarmon (CB)

- College: Cincinnati
- High school: LaSalle (Cincinnati, OH)
- National ranking: #894 (3 stars, 0.8572 rating)
- Position ranking: #76 (CB)
- Offers: Cincinnati, Air Force, Akron, Ball State, Bowling Green
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#37: Paul Rodriguez (OT)

- College: Kentucky
- High school: William Mason (Mason, OH)
- National ranking: #838 (3 stars, 0.8593 rating)
- Position ranking: #76 (OT)
- Offers: Kentucky, Akron, Bowling Green, Cincinnati, Duke
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#36: Damon Ollison (OLB)

- College: Toledo
- High school: Archbishop Hoban (Akron, OH)
- National ranking: #837 (3 stars, 0.8593 rating)
- Position ranking: #52 (OLB)
- Offers: Toledo, Arizona State, Michigan, Michigan State, Wisconsin
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#35: Shawn Gates (CB)

- College: Boston College
- High school: East (Akron, OH)
- National ranking: #836 (3 stars, 0.8593 rating)
- Position ranking: #68 (CB)
- Offers: Boston College, Akron, Ball State, Bowling Green, Buffalo
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#34: Shawn Munnerlyn (ATH)

- College: Rutgers
- High school: Independence (Columbus, OH)
- National ranking: #818 (3 stars, 0.8602 rating)
- Position ranking: #59 (ATH)
- Offers: not available
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#33: Hammond Russell (SDE)

- College: West Virginia
- High school: Dublin Coffman (Dublin, OH)
- National ranking: #783 (3 stars, 0.8614 rating)
- Position ranking: #52 (SDE)
- Offers: West Virginia, Akron, Bowling Green, Cincinnati, Eastern Michigan
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#32: Tomas Rimac (OT)

- College: West Virginia
- High school: Brunswick (Brunswick, OH)
- National ranking: #772 (3 stars, 0.8619 rating)
- Position ranking: #68 (OT)
- Offers: West Virginia, Akron, Bowling Green, Buffalo, Cincinnati
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#31: Kyree Young (RB)

- College: Kentucky
- High school: Washington (Massillon, OH)
- National ranking: #770 (3 stars, 0.8621 rating)
- Position ranking: #43 (RB)
- Offers: Alabama, Iowa State, LSU, Akron, Kent State
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#30: David Wohlabaugh (OT)

- College: Kentucky
- High school: Walsh Jesuit (Stow, OH)
- National ranking: #760 (3 stars, 0.8626 rating)
- Position ranking: #64 (OT)
- Offers: not available
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#29: Bam Booker (OLB)

- College: Maryland
- High school: Winton Woods (Cincinnati, OH)
- National ranking: #736 (3 stars, 0.8635 rating)
- Position ranking: #45 (OLB)
- Offers: Maryland, Akron, Boise State, California, Central Michigan
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#28: Malik Verdon (ATH)

- College: Iowa State
- High school: Hamilton (Hamilton, OH)
- National ranking: #733 (3 stars, 0.8638 rating)
- Position ranking: #53 (ATH)
- Offers: not available
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#27: Aidan Hubbard (OLB)

- College: Northwestern
- High school: St Ignatius (Cleveland, OH)
- National ranking: #721 (3 stars, 0.8646 rating)
- Position ranking: #44 (OLB)
- Offers: Northwestern, Akron, Boston College, Cincinnati, Duke
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#26: Mao Glynn (OG)

- College: Cincinnati
- High school: Walnut Hills (Cincinnati, OH)
- National ranking: #719 (3 stars, 0.8646 rating)
- Position ranking: #36 (OG)
- Offers: not available
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#25: Jamarius Dinkins (SDE)

- College: Kentucky
- High school: Walnut Ridge (Columbus, OH)
- National ranking: #680 (3 stars, 0.8667 rating)
- Position ranking: #42 (SDE)
- Offers: Kentucky, Akron, Bowling Green, Cincinnati, Eastern Michigan
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#24: Joey Labas (DUAL)

- College: Iowa
- High school: Brecksville-Broadview Heights (Broadview Heights, OH)
- National ranking: #642 (3 stars, 0.8685 rating)
- Position ranking: #18 (DUAL)
- Offers: Iowa, Ball State, Akron, Bowling Green, Central Michigan
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#23: Terrence Rankl (OT)

- College: Pittsburgh
- High school: Washington (Massillon, OH)
- National ranking: #636 (3 stars, 0.8688 rating)
- Position ranking: #53 (OT)
- Offers: Pittsburgh, Akron, Appalachian State, Arizona State, Army
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#22: Armond Scott (WR)

- College: not committed
- High school: Euclid (Euclid, OH)
- National ranking: #617 (3 stars, 0.87 rating)
- Position ranking: #97 (WR)
- Offers: Kentucky, Akron, Boston College, Cincinnati, Iowa State
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#21: Devon Williams (OLB)

- College: Minnesota
- High school: Dublin Coffman (Dublin, OH)
- National ranking: #591 (3 stars, 0.8709 rating)
- Position ranking: #37 (OLB)
- Offers: not available
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#20: A.J. Kirk (S)

- College: Michigan State
- High school: Archbishop Hoban (Columbus, OH)
- National ranking: #589 (3 stars, 0.871 rating)
- Position ranking: #46 (S)
- Offers: not available
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#19: Liam Clifford (WR)

- College: Penn State
- High school: St. Xavier (Cincinnati, OH)
- National ranking: #533 (3 stars, 0.8748 rating)
- Position ranking: #84 (WR)
- Offers: Penn State, Cincinnati, Duke, Kentucky, Michigan
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#18: Bryon Threats (ATH)

- College: Cincinnati
- High school: Dublin Coffman (Dublin, OH)
- National ranking: #509 (3 stars, 0.8767 rating)
- Position ranking: #31 (ATH)
- Offers: not available
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#17: Rod Moore (S)

- College: Michigan
- High school: Northmont (Clayton, OH)
- National ranking: #506 (3 stars, 0.8768 rating)
- Position ranking: #39 (S)
- Offers: Michigan, Air Force, Akron, Ball State, Bowling Green
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#16: Mitchell Evans (TE)

- College: Notre Dame
- High school: Wadsworth (Wadsworth, OH)
- National ranking: #497 (3 stars, 0.8776 rating)
- Position ranking: #23 (TE)
- Offers: not available
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#15: Jack Pugh (TE)

- College: Wisconsin
- High school: Hilliard Bradley (Hilliard, OH)
- National ranking: #454 (3 stars, 0.881 rating)
- Position ranking: #20 (TE)
- Offers: Wisconsin, Akron, Boston College, Bowling Green, Cincinnati
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#14: Andrew Wilson-Lamp (WR)

- College: West Virginia
- High school: Washington (Massillon, OH)
- National ranking: #452 (3 stars, 0.8813 rating)
- Position ranking: #71 (WR)
- Offers: not available
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#13: Jaylen Johnson (S)

- College: Ohio State
- High school: La Salle (Cincinnati, OH)
- National ranking: #411 (3 stars, 0.8851 rating)
- Position ranking: #29 (S)
- Offers: Ohio State, Akron, Cincinnati, Indiana, Iowa State
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#12: Najee Story (SDE)

- College: Northwestern
- High school: Solon (Solon, OH)
- National ranking: #385 (3 stars, 0.8877 rating)
- Position ranking: #25 (SDE)
- Offers: Northwestern, Alabama, Boston College, Duke, Louisville
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#11: Darryl Peterson (OLB)

- College: Wisconsin
- High school: Archbishop Hoban (Akron, OH)
- National ranking: #382 (3 stars, 0.8882 rating)
- Position ranking: #26 (OLB)
- Offers: Wisconsin, Michigan, West Virginia, Akron, Alabama
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#10: Markus Allen (WR)

- College: Wisconsin
- High school: Northmont (Clayton, OH)
- National ranking: #374 (3 stars, 0.8889 rating)
- Position ranking: #61 (WR)
- Offers: Wisconsin, Michigan, Air Force, Akron, Army
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#9: Jaylen Anderson (APB)

- College: West Virginia
- High school: Perry (Perry, OH)
- National ranking: #332 (4 stars, 0.8951 rating)
- Position ranking: #6 (APB)
- Offers: West Virginia, Akron, Ball State, Boston College, Bowling Green
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#8: Devonta Smith (CB)

- College: Alabama
- High school: La Salle (Cincinnati, OH)
- National ranking: #255 (4 stars, 0.9076 rating)
- Position ranking: #20 (CB)
- Offers: Alabama, Ohio State, Akron, Boston College, Cincinnati
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#7: Corey Kiner (RB)

- College: LSU
- High school: Roger Bacon (Cincinnati, OH)
- National ranking: #159 (4 stars, 0.9317 rating)
- Position ranking: #7 (RB)
- Offers: LSU, Cincinnati, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky
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#6: Ben Christman (OG)

- College: Ohio State
- High school: Revere (Richfield, OH)
- National ranking: #123 (4 stars, 0.9439 rating)
- Position ranking: #7 (OG)
- Offers: Ohio State, Akron, Alabama, Cincinnati, Florida
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#5: Lorenzo Styles Jr. (WR)

- College: Notre Dame
- High school: Pickerington Central (Pickerington, OH)
- National ranking: #114 (4 stars, 0.9478 rating)
- Position ranking: #20 (WR)
- Offers: not available
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#4: Jayden Ballard (WR)

- College: Ohio State
- High school: Washington (Massillon, OH)
- National ranking: #98 (4 stars, 0.9581 rating)
- Position ranking: #15 (WR)
- Offers: Ohio State, Maryland, Michigan State, Notre Dame, Penn State
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#3: Reid Carrico (ILB)

- College: Ohio State
- High school: Ironton (Ironton, OH)
- National ranking: #86 (4 stars, 0.9617 rating)
- Position ranking: #5 (ILB)
- Offers: Ohio State, Alabama, Cincinnati, Clemson, Duke
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#2: Mike Hall (DT)

- College: Ohio State
- High school: Streetsboro (Streetsboro, OH)
- National ranking: #52 (4 stars, 0.9744 rating)
- Position ranking: #5 (DT)
- Offers: Ohio State, Akron, Alabama, Arizona State, Arkansas
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#1: Jack Sawyer (SDE)

- College: Ohio State
- High school: Pickerington North (Pickerington, OH)
- National ranking: #4 (5 stars, 0.9982 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (SDE)
- Offers: Ohio State, Cincinnati, Georgia Tech, Indiana, Kentucky
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