"He's going to Ohio State," defensive lineman Brandon Maupin's father David said. "He committed."
According to David, a big factor in his son's decision was Ohio State's proximity.
The 6-foot-6 and 270 pounder from West Chester (Ohio) Lakota West is one of the top 12 overall prospects in the state of Ohio. Maupin made official visits to Ohio State, Pitt, and Boston College.