The Buckeyes landed an enormous dedication to their 2024 recruiting class on Saturday with the verbal pledge of Max LeBlanc. The four-star prospect out of Chattanooga (Tenn.) Baylor is a big-time playmaker and a perfect match for head coach Ryan Day and Ohio State’s high-powered offense.
At 6-foot-5, 225-pounds, LeBlanc is already greater than comfy lining up out broad and utilizing his mixture of dimension, velocity, and spectacular arms to make performs in area and be a key contributor in a high-powered offense at the highschool degree. LeBlanc can also be expert blocker within the run recreation, runs crisp routes and is aware of the way to use his body to both protect off opposing defensive backs or go up and high-point the ball.
Throughout his junior marketing campaign, LeBlanc hauled in 39 catches for 695 yards and three touchdowns whereas main his group to a 11-2 season and DII-AAA state title.
Ohio State seems to be taking two tight ends on this yr’s class and the Buckeyes could not have requested for a greater begin, touchdown the No. 17 prospect at that place within the nation. Buckeyes tight ends coach Keenan Bailey keyed in on LeBlanc originally of the yr, extending a suggestion again on January twenty fourth. For LeBlanc, it was a dream come true, because the Canadian-born prospect grew up rooting for Ohio State and his current go to to Columbus helped seal the deal.
LeBlanc’s ultimate 4 additionally consisted of Michigan, Tennessee, and North Carolina, however his whole supply checklist included almost 30 whole with Alabama, Penn State, Stanford, Oklahoma, Wisconsin, and others additionally on the checklist.