Three-star 2019 California quarterback JP Andrade announced via Twitter on Friday evening that he has committed to Ohio State as a preferred walk-on.
Andrade was in Columbus for Ohio State's spring game on April 13 and made a visit shortly beforehand as well. He had a preferred walk-on offer from Florida and no Power Five scholarship offers.
The Andrade File
- Class: 2019
- Size: 6-foot-3/205 lbs.
- Pos: QB
- School: Bonita High School, La Verne, California
- Composite Rating: ★★★
- Composite Rank: 57 (PRO)
Andrade is rated by 247Sports as the No. 57 quarterback in the 2019 class and the No. 185 prospect out of California. He held offers from Morehead State, South Alabama and Fordham.
At Bonita High School, Andrade passed for 9,423 passing yards and 82 touchdowns – both Bonita records – and he set records for single-game completions, single-game passings yards, single-season completion percentage, single-season passing yards, single-season completions, single-season passing touchdowns and more.
Andrade will reach Ohio State's campus in early June and will become the fourth quarterback on the Buckeyes' roster for the 2019 season after Matthew Baldwin entered his name into the NCAA transfer portal.