Ohio State bolstered a cornerback by landing the MVP available in the transfer gate.
Davison Igbinson, who was Ranked 247 in sports As the 10th best player entering the transfer gate during the winter transfer window, he announced his commitment to Ohio State on Tuesday, becoming the Buckeyes’ sixth transfer addition this offseason.
BREAKING: Former Ole Miss CB Davison Igbinosun told me he’s committed to Ohio State!
The 62185 CB of Union, NJ will have 3 years of eligibility remaining.
One of the best players overall in the transfer portalhttps://t.co/dqMwRCMN8F pic.twitter.com/KhscSFjFGR
– Hayes Fawcett (@Hayesfawcett3) January 31, 2023
Igbinosun selected the Buckeyes after visiting Ohio State on Saturday. Tennessee was initially rumored as a front-runner for his commitment and Igbinosun also made visits to UCLA and Michigan, but eventually decided to become a Buckeye.
- year: A student in his second year of study
- Size: 6-2/185
- POS: Cb
- School: Ole Miss (2022)
- statistics: 37 tackles, 5 PBUs in 13 games (10 starts) in 2022
New Jersey native, who was Four star recruit In the class of 2022, he brought three years of eligibility to Ohio State after an impressive freshman season at Ole Miss in which he started 10 games, made 37 total tackles and five pass breakups, and was awarded an honorable mention by College Football News.
Igbinosun is now expected to rival Jordan Hancock, Jyaire Brown and the rest of Ohio’s starting cornerback against Denzel Burke in 2023. Whoever wins that competition, the addition of Igbinosun provides a major boost to Ohio State’s corner depth, as the Buckeyes are set to get On six scholarships just before moving on.
Prior to his commitment, Igbinosun was the only remaining player in the Top 20 of 247Sports’ 2023 Transfer Gate Rankings who remained non-committed. He was ranked by 247Sports as the fourth best cornerback to get into the gate during the winter window behind Travis Hunter (who moved from Jackson State to Colorado), Denver Harris (Texas A&M to LSU) and Fentrell Cypress (Virginia to Florida State).
He is the second defensive back to transfer to Ohio State this season in addition to former Syracuse safety Ja’Had Carter. It’s the Buckeyes’ sixth overall transfer since December, joining former Oregon State quarterback Tristan Gebbia, Louisiana-Monroe offensive lineman Victor Cutler, longtime Arizona State snapper John Ferelman, and Kent State player Casey Magyar (a favorite walk).
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