Gahanna Lincoln High School seniors A.J. Butler, Mitchell Rowell and Mike Taggart committed to play college football Feb. 6.
Rowell (LB) signed with Division II West Virginia State. Butler (OL) committed to Marian University, an NAIA school in Indianapolis. Taggart (TE/DL) signed with Division II Tiffin.
Rowell was a first-team all-OCC-Ohio Division and first-team all-district selection in Division I after finishing last season with 76 tackles, 17 tackles for losses and seven sacks. He will play in the Divisions I-III Ohio North-South All-Star Classic on April 27.
-- Jarrod Ulrey