Ryan Turner is considered one of South Florida’s best defensive backs. Rated a three star recruit and the 34th best nationally at the position. He adds to a strong 2022 class ranked 2 in the country and the top class in the Big Ten. Kye Stokes, Jaheim Singletary and Jyaire Brown are already part of the class at defensive back.
Turner picked Ohio State over offers from Penn State, Clemson and Boston College. He had 27 scholarship offers before he made the commitment to the Buckeyes on May 5th 2021.
Why Ryan Turner
At 6’0” 180lbs. he’s a physical back like Ohio State is always looking for.
Kerry Combs and Matt Barnes went after Turner after a junior season that only provided stats of 16 tackles and 1 interception. His stock has risen over the Winter months.
Turner has great speed, ability to make tackles, ball skills, and good strength.
What Turner Means for Ohio State
Ohio State had an outstanding 2021 defensive backfield class. With Turner now in the 2022 class, they turn to add one more at the position from either Toriano Pride or Jayden Bellamy. Both Pride and Bellamy are planning visits to Columbus this coming month on June 11th.
Ohio State was also able to grab 2022 safety Kye Stokes out of Florida days prior to Turner make his college selection.
Turner has a teammate that is sought by the OSU coaches in 4 star defensive end Kenyatta Jackson.
Ryan Turner: Major Buckeyes 2022 target makes college choice between Ohio State and Clemson