Rivals.com released its latest ratings for the 2020 class' top-100, and Ohio State commits, particularly Gee Scott Jr., saw major changes.
Rivals released its latest ratings for its top-100 players in the Class of 2020, and a few Ohio State commits saw some jumps, both positively and negatively, within the Rivals100.
Wide receiver commit Gee Scott Jr. saw the biggest jump fo the five commits in the top-100, clearing 49 spots on his way from No. 99 overall to No. 50 – good for third among Ohio State commits.
Offensive tackle Paris Johnson Jr. continues to be rated as the top Ohio State commit, though he was passed by three other prospects – Jordan Burch and Ohio State targets Sav'ell Smalls and Kelee Ringo. Johnson now sits at No. 8.
Ohio State's newest commit, No. 1 wideout Julian Fleming, jumped one spot to No. 11, and quarterback Jack Miller fell 24 spots to No. 80. Wide receiver Jaxon Smith-Njigba remained where he has been rated, at No. 72.
Some Ohio State targets that saw changes in their ratings were No. 1 cornerback Elias Ricks, who fell one spot to No. 5 overall, running back Kendall Milton, who dropped six spots to No. 20, running back Bijan Robinson, who cleared 29 spots to No. 26, cornerback Clark Phillips, who dropped five spots to No. 59, and safety Lathan Ransom, who dropped seven spots to No. 70.
The following is where all of those commits and targets are rated overall within the class by 247Sports Composite.
- Sav'ell Smalls: No. 4
- Julian Fleming: No. 5
- Paris Johnson Jr.: No. 8
- Kelee Ringo: No. 9
- Elias Ricks: No. 16
- Kendall Milton: No. 21
- Bijan Robinson: No. 22
- Clark Phillips: No. 47
- Gee Scott Jr.: No. 68
- Jack Miller: No. 70
- Lathan Ransom: No. 72
- Jaxon Smith-Njigba: No. 85
Ohio State offensive center commit Luke Wypler is rated as the No. 54 player overall in 247Sports Composite but was not included in the top-100 for Rivals.com.