Ohio State offers 2024 Florida athlete a scholarship

Over the years Ohio State has made a pretty positive mark in the state of Florida.

Multiple former and current Buckeye stars have called the state home.

Head coach Ryan Day is trying to keep the pipeline from The Sunshine State to Columbus alive.

Their latest target is 2024 athlete Cai Bates, who was offered a scholarship today.

The 6-foot, 2-inch, 175-pound two-way star isn’t highly ranked, just a 3-star on the 247Sports composite,

 but that isn’t the whole story. Bates offer list shows he’s much better than his current ranking,

 recently top schools like Alabama, NC State, and Florida State entered the mix.


It looks like OSU is recruiting Bates as a defensive back, as he tagged secondary coach Tim Walton upon announcing the offer.