CHICAGO, Ill. – Chicago (Ill.) De La Salle Top50 offensive tackle Jamarco Jones announced his college decision for Ohio State on Thursday during a press conference at his school.
Jones is commit No. 14 for the Buckeyes in 2014.
Ranked by 247Sports as the nation’s No. 5 offensive tackle and No. 43 prospect overall, the 6-foot-5, 290-pound Jones chose the Buckeyes over his other two finalists, Michigan and Michigan State.
Jones becomes commit No. 14 for Ohio State in the class-of-2014, and the fifth ranked inside the Top100, joining defensive end Jalyn Holmes, cornerback Damon Webb, linebacker Dante Booker and offensive lineman Marcelys Jones.
Besides his finalists, other schools to offer Jones includes the likes of Arkansas, Florida State, Iowa, Mississippi State, Nebraska, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Tennessee, UCLA, Vanderbilt and Wisconsin.
Jones will cap his prep career as an Under Armour All-American. He visited each of his finalists several times including making a stop to see each of them earlier this month.
Stay tuned to 247Sports for more on this developing story.
Bill Kurelic looks at the impact of Jones' decision.