A large group of Division I college football recruits reside in the area this year.
Ohio State, Oklahoma and Notre Dame have already picked up local commitments from the class of 2018, not to mention prospects who have announced their intentions to stay closer to home to play for Cincinnati or Miami.
Here is a look at the players who have committed so far:
Tyler Bentley, DL, Lakota West / Kentucky
Isaiah Bowser, RB, Sidney / Northwestern
John Dirksen, OL, Marion Local / Notre Dame
Aaron Ervin, OL, Springboro/ Youngstown State
Ra’veion Hargrove, RB, Trotwood-Madison / Bowling Green
Dylan Haller, DT, Centerville / Indiana State
Meechi Harris, WR, Xenia/ Kentucky
Jevon Henderson, DL, Centerville / Bowling Green
Derek Hite, TE/DL, Piqua/ Youngstown State
Cameron Hoelscher, LB, Springfield / Army
Christian Hutchinson, WR/TE, Mason/ Navy
Antwuan Johnson, LB, Wayne/ Bowling Green
Jack McCrory, RB, Spg. Shawnee / Ohio
Eric Miller, OL, Mason/ Purdue
Ryan Montgomery, RB/DB, Franklin / Cincinnati
Xavier Peters, LB, Lakota West/ Kentucky
Alex Reigelsperger, DE, Wayne / Minnesota
Devan Rogers, DT, Sidney / Toledo
Jadon Rucker-Furlow, DB, Belmont / Miami
L’Christian “Blue” Smith, WR, Wayne / Ohio State
Matt Sora, RB, Mason/ Indiana State
Tavion Thomas, RB, Dunbar / Oklahoma
Sam Vance, DE, Centerville / Air Force
Malik Vann, DL, Fairfield / Cincinnati
Many more local standouts have numerous college offers, so we will update this list as more players announce their choices. Let us know if we missed anyone by emailing us at Sports@coxohio.com.
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