Ohio State football offers elite 2026 Maryland OT Immanuel Iheanacho

This may seem strange, but the most recent recruiting news in Ohio State football has mostly come from classes that won’t sign in December or early February.

The Buckeyes aren’t ignoring the 2025 cycle, but they have made the majority of their evaluations with already released offers. The 2026 cycle is a different story, as the Ohio State coaching staff is still looking for prospects.

One of them is Maryland offensive tackle Immanuel Iheanacho, who was offered a scholarship by the Buckeyes on Wednesday afternoon. The 6-foot-7, 340-pound lineman is considered one of the best players in the country, ranking as the No. 92 overall prospect and No. 9 tackle according to the 247Sports composite rankings.

Iheanacho had a pretty exciting afternoon, as featured not only Ohio State, but also Michigan State, South Carolina and Oregon. The battle for his commitment won’t be easy, but the Buckeyes have a good history of winning DMV recruiting battles.

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