Nation's No. 1 OLB Dallas Gant announces powerhouse commitment

Gant is rated as a four-star recruit.

This is a big name off the recruiting board.

Four-star linebacker Dallas Gant (6-foot-3, 225 pounds, Toledo, OH) is rated as the No. 1 outside linebacker in the nation by the 247Sports player rankings, and on Tuesday, Gant announced a big commitment by pledging himself to the Ohio State Buckeyes.

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Gant chose Ohio State over Michigan, Notre Dame, Penn State, and Michigan State, who were the other parts of his Top 5 that he released last month.

With Gant on board, Ohio State now has 10 commitments for their 2018 recruiting class, which ranks second in the nation according to 247Sports. The Buckeyes only trail Miami in the current recruiting rankings.