Defensive end Brenton Cox of Stockbridge, Georgia, became the eighth commitment to Ohio State’s 2018 recruiting class on Tuesday night.
Cox, 6 feet 4 and 245 pounds, announced his decision on Twitter, picking the Buckeyes over Georgia.
“I would like to say that I’m 100 percent committed to The Ohio State University,” Cox wrote after thanking those close to him in the process.
He is considered to be the No. 2 strongside defensive-end prospect in the country, according to the 247Sports composite of the major recruiting rankings, and the No.43 overall prospect.