- Ohio State has one of the best wide receiver rooms in the country despite losing Garrett Wilson and Chris Olave to the NFL.
- The Buckeyes have continued to add to that room in the 2023 class, landing 5-star WR Carnell Tate on Monday.
- On Tuesday, things continued to get even better for OSU, as it landed another five-star WR in Brandon Inniss.
Ohio State’s absolutely ludicrous wide receive depth is beginning to get out of hand.
The Buckeyes have always recruited and produced elite talent, with Cris Carter, Joey Galloway, Ted Ginn and Michael Thomas coming to mind.
But things have gone to an even higher level under head coach Ryan Day and wide receiver coach Brian Hartline.
The Buckeyes have sent a glut of talent to the NFL in recent years. Parris Campbell and Terry McLauren went in rounds two and three of the 2019 draft. Then the duo of Garrett Wilson and Chris Olave went in the first round this past year. And things don’t look to be slowing down.
Superstar wideout Jaxon Smith-Njigba is the top wide receiver prospect in the 2023 draft. Teammates Emeka Egbuka, Julian Fleming and Marvin Harrison Jr. are all former elite prospects who look like breakout stars.
The unreal run doesn’t appear to be stopping anytime soon, either.
Ohio State Adds Two More Five-Star Wide Receivers
The 2022 recruiting cycle could be considered a down year for Ohio State at the receiver position and they still signed four four-stars according to 247Sports.
Flash forward a year and Hartline, who was named 247Sports’ National Recruiter of the Year in 2020, is back in his bag.
It started on Monday, when Hartline reeled in five-star Carnell Tate from IMG Academy (FL) over Tennessee, LSU, Notre Dame and a slew of others.
— Carnell Tate (@carnelltate_) June 20, 2022
But the fun didn’t stop there for Buckeyes fans. Less than 24 hours, Hartline reached back into the Sunshine State and grabbed another five star, this time in the form of American Heritage’s Brandon Inniss.
Buckeye nation. I’m home!🌰❤️ #Back2Back #blessed @Hayesfawcett3 pic.twitter.com/p9xCkqSrAE
— Brandon Inniss (@brandon5star2) June 21, 2022
Inniss chose Ohio State over USC, Alabama, Texas A&M, LSU and Miami. He became the sixth five-star wide receiver since 2019 to pledge to OSU, joining Wilson, Smith-Njigba, Fleming, Egbuka and Tate.
The college football world is in awe of the work Hartline is doing.
Hartline a beast https://t.co/AwgjWD23rB
— Sam (@Moorelife1) June 21, 2022
I’m not paying a dime of my student loans until the Brian Hartline statue is built @OhioState https://t.co/xG3IJzyXbx
— Daniel Corrigan (@Corrigan_Tweets) June 21, 2022
Can Ohio State pls share the WRs https://t.co/fctWAms3Be
— Ashton Pollard (@ashtonpollard7) June 21, 2022
First Carnell Tate, now Brandon Inniss. #Buckeyes just keep reloading at receiver #devypreps https://t.co/RsLBymh54k
— Jason DiRienzo (@allpurposescout) June 21, 2022
We have just two words for opposing defensive backs, good luck.