Five-Star Defensive End Christopher Hinton Includes Ohio State in Top Six

By Dan Hope on July 22, 2017 at 3:47 pm

Christopher Hinton, a five-star defensive end recruit for the class of 2019 from Norcross, Georgia, revealed his top six schools in a tweet on Saturday, less than 24 hours after attending Ohio State's Friday Night Lights.

The Buckeyes are among Hinton's potential choices, along with Clemson, Georgia, Michigan, North Carolina and Stanford.

Hinton was on campus for Friday night's event at Ohio Stadium and came away impressed with Urban Meyer's program.

Hinton is currently ranked as the No. 7 overall recruit in the class of 2019, according to 247Sports' composite rankings. He is the son of former Northwestern offensive tackle Chris Hinton, who went on to play 13 seasons in the NFL.

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